Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute first in the country to implant new defibrillator

Chattanooga, Tenn. – The Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute announces Dr. Harish Manyam has successfully performed the first procedure in the country to implant a unique dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). The same day, he was also the first in the country to implant a single chamber ICD. This latest advancement features compatibility with … Continue reading Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute first in the country to implant new defibrillator

Erlanger Cardiology offering Friday consultation appointments in western North Carolina

Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) will offer cardiology consultation appointments on Fridays beginning in September. Dr. Harish Manyam, Erlanger's Chief of Cardiology Dr. Harish Manyam, Erlanger’s Chief of Cardiology, and Dr. Jonathan Powell, the newest addition to the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute, will rotate appointments on Fridays to provide cardiac consultations, … Continue reading Erlanger Cardiology offering Friday consultation appointments in western North Carolina

Erlanger East Hospital offers new STEMI program for chest pain patients

Erlanger East Hospital is now recognized as a 24/7 STEMI receiving facility providing around-the-clock treatment for patients experiencing chest pain and other cardiology events.  Services include Interventional/Non-Intervention Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Emergency Department, and Intensive Care Unit.  ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), or heart attack, is a time-dependent, life-threatening condition requiring rapid recognition, diagnosis and treatment. … Continue reading Erlanger East Hospital offers new STEMI program for chest pain patients

Erlanger celebrates Heart Month with grand opening of new Heart and Lung Institute

Erlanger officials and physicians, along with the City and County Mayors, were on hand yesterday to celebrate the grand opening of the new Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute.  Dr. Larry Shears, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Erlanger, “sheared” the ceremonial red ribbon with one of Erlanger’s daVinci robots, which is used for minimally invasive robotic … Continue reading Erlanger celebrates Heart Month with grand opening of new Heart and Lung Institute

Erlanger opens new cardiac and lung rehab center at Erlanger North Hospital

In response to community demand, Erlanger has opened a new cardiac and pulmonary rehab center at its Erlanger North Hospital campus.   The public was invited to tour the new facility, called the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute (EHLI) Center for Wellness, at an open house. Erlanger’s new rehab center is bringing cardiac, pulmonary, and PAD … Continue reading Erlanger opens new cardiac and lung rehab center at Erlanger North Hospital