Cardiovascular Services

Time is muscle and minutes matter.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.

That is why it is so very important to know about the State-of-the Art Cardiology Services
available right here in Knox County.

Knox Community Hospital proudly collaborates with Riverside and OSU Medical Center to bring our patients quality heart care without the travel time. In a heart emergency, seconds count... and the Cardiovascular Services Team right here at Knox Community Hospital is equipped with the knowledge and technology to provide you with:

  • Comprehensive cardiac care
  • Complete evaluation for heart health
  • Diagnostic tests to detect abnormalities or artery blockage including cardiac catheterization , EKG,
  • Stress Tests and Holter Monitors
  • Interventional Cardiology to reverse the blockage through balloon stents
  • Cardiac rehab after heart attack or heart surgery

Our Board-Certified Cardiologists:

Department of Specialty Care
Cardiology – 740.397.0108
7 Woodlake Trail, Suite B
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

  • J. Pala, MD, FACC, FSCAI
  • Kristin Baker, NP
  • J. Wiandt DNP, APRN, CNP, CRNA, CCRN
    —Nurse Practitioner/ Nurse Anesthetist 

Million Hearts. Working to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes. Proud supporter.

Department of Specialty Care
Cardiology – 740.397.5400
Wright Family Medical Pavilion,
1330 Coshocton Road, 4th Floor,
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

  • Barry S. George, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FACP
  • Gangaram Rasa, MD, FACC
  • Alix J. Tercius, MD, FACC, RPVI
  • Robert L. Drake, DO
  • Phillip Newman, CNP
  • Andrea Mantell, CNP 

Vascular Surgery – 740.399.3846

  • Stephen Vincent, MD
  • Jessica Smith, CNP

To learn more about cardiac care at Knox Community Hospital, please call 740.393.9690