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Gwinnett Medical Center Opens New Cardiology Practice: Gwinnett Heart Specialists of Gwinnett Medical Group

01.01.2013

Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) announces the opening of Gwinnett Heart Specialists of Gwinnett Medical Group. This new medical practice is staffed by Sreeni Gangasani, M.D., Michael Lipsitt, M.D. and Marc Unterman, M.D., three of the area’s most experienced cardiologists who have served the community for 30 years.

Gwinnett Heart Specialists provides services for both the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Services include:

  • Stress testing
  • Echocardiography
  • Vascular services
  • Coronary interventions, including cardiac catheterization and angioplasty
  • Peripheral interventions, including percutaneous stenting
  • Pacemakerimplantation

Dr. Gangasani, who has served as the chief of the Department of Internal Medicine at GMC, completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases from William Beaumont Hospital, an affiliate of University of Michigan and Wayne State University. He served as President of the Georgia association of Physicians of Indian heritage (GAPI) in 2010 and currently is co-director of the GAPI volunteer clinic which serves the uninsured people of Metro Atlanta

Dr. Gangasani is currently the Chairperson of the International Medical Graduates section of the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG).  In 2012, he received the Circle of Hope award from MAG. Dr. Gangasani's interests include cardiac catheterization, pacemaker implantation and echocardiography.He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Lipsitt, named a top doctor for the southeast region by Money Magazine, completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at the Emory Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and member of the Medical Association of Georgia. His special interests are interventional cardiology, which include cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty, intracoronary stents, peripheral vascular angioplasty and pacemakers. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Dr. Unterman, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society of Echocardiography and the College of Nuclear Cardiology, completed his internal medicine residency Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, and his cardiology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. His special interests are interventional cardiology, including cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty, coronary atherectomy, intracoronary stents, and peripheral vascular angioplasty. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology.

While Gwinnett Heart Specialists is based in Lawrenceville, the practice also has locations in Dacula, Duluth, Loganville, Monroe and Sugar Hill.

About Gwinnett Medical Center

Recognized by HealthGrades™ as America’s 100 Best Hospitals, Gwinnett Medical Center is a not-for-profit healthcare network with acute-care hospitals in Lawrenceville and Duluth. Offering cardiovascular, orthopedic and neuroscience specialty care as well as a full continuum of wellness services, GMC’s 4,200 associates and 800 affiliated physicians serve more than 400,000 patients annually. To learn more about how GMC is transforming healthcare, visit gwinnettmedicalcenter.org or follow us at facebook.com/gwinnettmedical, twitter.com/gwinnettmedical or youtube.com/gwinnettmedical.