Garden City Hospital has opened a new elective interventional cardiovascular program after receiving state approval last month to perform coronary angioplasty procedures.

“Treating heart attacks on a timely basis with (percutaneous coronary intervention) is critical in preventing further damage to the heart muscle. Having a full range of emergency and elective interventional services means, patients now have access to leading interventional cardiologists who can respond rapidly without needing to transfer patients for specialty or complex care. Fewer transfers means faster treatment and greater likelihood of positive outcomes,” said Ashok Kondur, M.D., Garden City’s top interventional cardiologist, in a statement.

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