Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Cardiologist joins team at UHS Delaware Valley Hospital
James O'Brien, MD, FACC, a cardiologist in the UHS
Cardiology Norwich practice, will begin seeing patients in the visiting
specialist center at UHS Delaware Valley Hospital in January. Dr.
O'Brien, an experienced, board-certified cardiologist, will see patients
at the Walton location every Thursday.
David Polge, UHS Delaware Valley Hospital's President/CEO, stated, "We welcome Dr. O'Brien to Delaware Valley and we
are happy to expand cardiology services to local patients here in the
Delaware and Sullivan County areas. Delaware Valley Hospital offers
inpatient cardiac care, cardiac diagnostics and cardiac rehabilitation
as well as this new cardiology practice."
Dr. O'Brien, who began
practicing at UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital in May, came to the area from Vermont, where he practiced clinical and invasive
cardiology and internal medicine at the O'Brien Health Center in
Winooski, and was an attending physician at Fletcher Allen Health Care
in Colchester and Burlington. Dr. O'Brien is a graduate of the
University of Vermont College of Medicine with post-doctoral training at
Albany Medical Center, where he completed an Internal Medicine
residency and a fellowship in Cardiology. Board certified in Cardiology
by American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. O'Brien is a Diplomate,
American Board of Internal Medicine, and Fellow, American College of
To make an appointment with Dr. O'Brien or for more
information, call (607) 865- 2400. The visiting specialist office is on
the campus of UHS Delaware Valley Hospital. UHS Delaware Valley, now
celebrating its 60th anniversary, is a 25-bed facility based in Walton
and offering diagnostic and treatment services, acute care and 24-hour
emergency care. Other specialized programs include a medical patient
wing with cardiac monitoring beds, inpatient rehabilitative care, an
addictions treatment center and primary care offices in Walton,
Downsville and Roscoe.