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PPG - Cardiology

Expert heart care

Our mission is to bring world-class heart care home to northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio. We invite you to learn more about our top specialists and the care and compassion we offer to each and every patient we serve.

Expert specialists. Advanced technology.

Our cardiologists are dedicated to every aspect of heart care — from education and prevention to advanced surgical procedures.

Parkview Physicians Group - Cardiology offers the latest diagnostic procedures, including painless screenings, to help detect problems while they may still be reversible. We are at the forefront in the rapidly growing field of interventional cardiology, using the latest catheterization techniques. And, our research department participates in a wide range of clinical studies — making available the very latest medicines, therapies and procedures to patients in our region.

A culture of care and innovation

We are proud to offer our patients a combination of cutting-edge thinking, skillful care and extensive experience. Each year, we average nearly 30,000 office visits and consultations outside the hospital as well as some 40,000 daily hospital visits and consultations. In addition, we average approximately 73,000 tests and procedures annually, from electrocardiograms and stress tests to angiograms and pacemaker implants.

We lead the way in local coronary care, combining an impressive track record of innovation with a case volume that continually enhances our expertise.  

Fort Wayne Cardiology (now PPG - Cardiology) firsts:

We’re proud to have performed the first of each of these procedures in the Fort Wayne area:

  • Balloon valvuloplasty
  • Coronary atherectomy
  • Dipyridamole thallium-201 cardiac scan
  • Signal-averaged electrocardiogram
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
  • Pacemaker implant by a cardiologist
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Electrophysiologic study
  • Transradial catheterization and stent
  • Brachytherapy treatment
  • Renal artery angioplasty and stent
  • Ablation for tachycardia termination

We have also initiated these other important firsts for our patients:

  • First cardiac research center
  • First cardiac rehabilitation center
  • First implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD)
  • First congestive heart failure and inotropic infusion center
  • First point-of-care anticoagulation therapy unit
  • First FDA-approved carotid stent and first carotid stent program
  • First implanted cardiac loop recorder

A history of growth

Fort Wayne Cardiology was established in 1978 with two cardiologists, one secretary, and one small office. Today we have a much larger, highly trained staff of 24 physicians and more than 175 nurses, medical assistants, technicians and administrative professionals. As a member of Parkview Health, we have immediate access to the expertise of the region’s largest healthcare provider, allowing an integrative approach to our patients’ healthcare needs.

In addition to our three Fort Wayne office locations, we provide 24-hour coverage at Parkview Regional Medical Center and provide services at 11 clinics in surrounding communities.

Fort Wayne Cardiology joined Parkview Physicians Group in 2010 and changed its name to Parkview Physicians Group - Cardiology in 2011.

Meet Our Team

Parkview Health has PPG - Cardiology providers located throughout the region. If you're interested in establishing care with one of our providers, call our 24/7 scheduling center at (206) 785-2631.

PPG - Cardiology locations

Peter Chaille, MD

Hollace Chastain, MD

Michael Cheezum, MD

William Collis, MD

Lawrence Gering, MD

Robert Godley, MD

Patrick Gregory, MD

Anwer Habib, MD

Bradley Hardin, MD

Kevin Hart, MD

Daniel Hugenberg, MD

James McDonald, MD

Andrew Olson, DO

Mark O'Shaughnessy, MD

Richard Otten, MD

David Palmer, MD

Sandeep Patel, MD

Charles Presti, MD

Sabeena Ramrakhiani, MD

Roy Robertson, MD

David Schleinkofer, MD

Jonathan Shirazi, MD

Christopher Smitson, MD

Dustin Thomas, MD

Jodi Tinkel, MD

Alexander Urban, MD

T. Eric White, MD

William Wilson, MD

Jessica Barkdull, NP

Kaitlyn Brita, NP

Kirby Carlson, NP

Shannon Decker, NP

Jill Diedring, NP

Sonya DuBose, NP

Jason Fansler, NP

Joyce Fisher, NP

Amanda Hathaway, NP

Karin Mohs, NP

Tessa Offerle, NP

Vaishali Patel, NP

Angela Starkey, NP

Ashika Thanju, NP

Mary Wagmeister, NP

Kelsie Watson, NP

Ashley Weirauch, NP

Jessica Wyss, NP