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Hitesh Patel, MD, FACC

Dr Hitesh Patel is a Cardiologist affiliated with Frederick Memorial Hospital. Dr. Patel graduated in 3 years Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland Baltimore with a BS in Biochemistry. He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Maryland Medical School. He then completed an internal medicine residency at Temple University Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA and completed a Cardiology Fellowship at Temple University Medical Center specializing in general cardiology.

Dr. Hitesh Patel has expertise in Pacemaker and Defibrillator placement. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

William Bimson, DO

William F. Bimson, DO is a practicing Cardiologist (Heart Specialist) in Frederick, MD. Dr. Bimson graduated from AT Still University School of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Bimson also specializes in Internal Medicine. He is affiliated with Frederick Memorial Hospital. Dr. Bimson accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Humana and Cigna.

Samir Ahuja, MD

Dr. Samir Ahuja is a Cardiologist affiliated with Frederick Memorial Hospital. He graduated from the accelerated/combined 6-year BS/MD program completing 2 years at Pennsylvania State University and then 4 years at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He went on to complete his internal medicine residency and a 1-year advanced fellowship in Cardiomyopathy and heart failure at Boston University Medical Center. He then fulfilled his general cardiology fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- University Hospital. He then completed his cardiac and peripheral interventional fellowship at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He has achieved board certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiovascular disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and in Vascular ultrasonography (RPVI/ARDMS).

Paresh Visana, PA-C

Paresh Visana is a physician assistant. He received his BS in Biology from Hampden-Sydney College. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with his degree in physician assistant studies from the Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia.

Paresh spent the first 4 years of his career in internal medicine and then transitioned to cardiology in 2007. He is nationally certified as a physician assistant by the NCCPA and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

David Kassop, MD, FACC, FACP

Dr. David Kassop is a Cardiologist affiliated with Frederick Memorial Hospital. He graduated as a Distinguished Cadet from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS in Chemistry and Life Sciences. He obtained his Medical Degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine. He then completed an Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Kassop is an invasive cardiologist with advanced cardiovascular imaging training.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American College of Physicians. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, and Cardiac CT Angiography. Dr. Kassop was the Chief of Cardiology at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, NC, and is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the USUHS with over a dozen peer-reviewed publications in recognized medical journals and presentations at national medical conferences.

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