Hometown Hero: Loudon Woman Credits Parkwest Doctor for Second Change

Posted on June 1, 2016

We Loudon folks have to take care of each other,” Ayaz Rahman, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Parkwest Medical Center, said as he sat at a conference room table across from 67-year-old Mary Linhart.” Dr. Rahman is an Emory University-trained interventional cardiologist whose niche specialty is structural heart and valve disease – just the kind of […]

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Albert R. Blacky, MD Named 2016 Top Doc

Posted on June 1, 2016

Each year, Cityview calls upon the working physicians in our medical community to tell us whom they would recommend if they, a patient, or a loved one needed specialized care. This is not a popularity contest or a paid survey, but rather the opinions of the practicing physicians on the front lines of the healthcare […]

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Road Block: Parkwest’s Heart Team Works Together Using PCI to Clear Way for Better Life

Posted on June 1, 2016

Faye Feezell’s huffing and puffing was getting worse. She figured it was her Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) kicking in. The pain across Gil Wheeler’s back and shoulders was so bad that his teeth hurt. He attributed it to the back surgery he’d had a year earlier. Neither was right. Instead, the Harriman woman and […]

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House Call: Parkwest Founding Physician Returns for Cardiac Care

Posted on June 1, 2016

Charles Gouffon, MD, was one of the first physicians at Parkwest Medical Center. When Gouffon was experiencing neck and arm pain in December 2014, he went back to his former place of employment as a patient. Read the full story of how CAET Cardiologist A. Robert Blacky, MD, placed an emergency stent in Gouffon’s right coronary artery to […]

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Florida Woman Travels to Parkwest for Life-Saving TAVR Procedure

Posted on June 1, 2016

When it comes to matters of the heart, Parkwest Cardiologist and Chief of Staff Mitchell Weiss, MD is an expert. After 24 years performing life-saving cardiac procedures, Weiss had a first-hand look at the dramatic success stories these surgeries can provide. Read the full story of how Dr. Mitchell Weiss moved from the role of expert physician […]

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Change of Heart: Life After a Heart Attack

Posted on June 1, 2016

Cathy Graham had just finished making Christmas Eve dinner when she got a tingle in her throat. CAET physician Mitchell Weiss, MD, knew she was having a very serious heart attack. Read the full story of how Cathy Graham was treated with bypass surgery.

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Active Woman Receives Surprise Diagnosis

Posted on June 1, 2016

Norma Burt attributed her tiredness to boredom with her fitness routine, but little did she know she would need life-saving heart surgery thanks to a second opinion by CAET physician, Mitchell Weiss, MD. Read the full story of how Dr. Mitchell Weiss treated Norma Burt with bypass surgery.

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