The Heart Team

Please come in and meet the Heart Team
DR. PRIMO A. ANDRES
Cardiologist
I supervise over the Nursing Care at the Heart Center. I am in charge of the Pacemaker Clinic and the Coumadin Clinic. I monitor and Circulate in the cathlab.
PATTY STEPHENS, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
I take care of patients before and following their catheterization procedures. I am the bridge that connects the employees to the Physicians and facilitate communication in the practice.
SYLVIA A. ANDRES, RN
Cathlab Recovery Nurse
Employee Liaison Officer
I am in charge of the Non-Invasive Testing Center. I conduct the stress test and operate the nuclear scanner and help with the ECHO and ultrasonographic tests. I scan Holter monitors.
TERESA DEPASSE, CNMT
​RT(N), ACLS

Nuclear Technologist
Testing Surpervisor
I do echocardiograms and ultrasound and peripheral studies. I help in conducting stress tests. I help other departments whenever an extra hand is necessary.
STAN TYLER, RVS
ACLS 
ECHO and Ultrasonographer
I am a Radiology and Cathlab Technician and I scrub and assist the Cardiologists during catheterization procedures. I also assist the physicicians in taking care of patients during their office visits.
MINDY WHALEN, EMT
​MA, BLS
Cathlab Technician
​Medical Assistant

I am in charge of the Medical Records. I also transcribe dictations done by the physicians. I help the other departments  whenever an extra hand is necessary. And for fun, I feed our pet squirrels and birds.

CHERYL McWILLIAMS
Medical Records Director
Transcriptionist

I am in charge of the Reception Area. I precertify tests and procedures from third party payers. I assist the physicians in taking care of patients during their office visits.

MICHELLE PETERSON
Receptionist
​Medical Assistant


I take care of the front office and attend to the patients as they come in to register for their visit. I precertify tests and procedures from third party payers.


BRITTANY GARVER
Receptionist​

I am an employee of Mercy Diagnostics. I draw blood and collect specimen for testing that are sent out to a central laboratory for expedited and cost-efficient processing.


AMY OSELLA

Phlebotomist