A Series of Firsts

  • First and only comprehensive cardiac PET imaging facility in Oregon.
  • Co-founders of the first cardiovascular ambulatory surgery center (ASC) in Oregon
  • First TAVR procedure in Salem
  • First MICRA implantation in Salem
  • First WATCHMAN implantation in Salem
  • First CCM (cardiac contractility modulation) device implant in Salem
  • First in Salem to use zero-fluoroscopy approach (no X-rays) for complex EP procedures such as atrial fibrillation ablation
  • First comprehensive clinic for management of congestive heart failure (CHF) patients
Accomplishments - Oregon Heart Center