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New Cardiologist Joins Lower Bucks Hospital

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New Cardiologist Joins Lower Bucks Hospital


Michelle Aliprantis, MBA

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New Cardiologist Joins Lower Bucks Hospital

Bristol, PA (August 19,2019) – Dr. Shahzad Ahmed, a board-certified cardiologist, trained in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, has joined Lower Bucks Hospital’s BMC Cardiology Practice LLC.

Dr. Ahmed has advanced specialization in coronary interventions, peripheral arterial and venous disease, and structural heart disease and is a leading expert in heart and rhythm disorders, including congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, vascular disease, sudden death prevention, and critical limb ischemia. He also specializes in nuclear stress testing, echocardiograms, and vascular testing.

“As a cardiologist, I have the opportunity to empower patients to improve their health through the practice of quality medicine and healthy lifestyle changes,” said Dr. Ahmed, who is consistently ranked as one of the best in his field and has been published in top journals. “I believe a partnership between patient and cardiologist achieves the best cardiac care."

Dr. Ahmed comes to Lower Bucks Hospital’s BMC Cardiology Practice with years of clinical cardiology experience. After completing his internal medicine residency at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, he continued his training as an Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Fellow at Drexel. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)

Dr. Ahmed is board certified in Nuclear Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Internal Medicine, and national board certified in Echocardiography.

‘We are pleased to welcome Dr. Ahmed to our medical staff and to Lower Bucks Hospitals BMC Cardiology Practice. His addition to our team means that our community now has local, convenient access to the specialty services of a full-time cardiologist,” says Dr. Ronak Bhimani, CMO of Lower Bucks Hospital. “We are delighted to partner with such an experienced physician to bring interventional cardiology care back to Lower Bucks County and the surrounding areas.”

Lower Bucks Hospital’s BMC Cardiology Practice, where Dr. Ahmed will see patients, provides high quality preventive, medical management, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular conditions, diseases and disorders.

Dr. Ahmed is currently accepting new patients at BMC Cardiology Practice on 501 Bath Road in Bristol. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 215-785-5100

About Lower Bucks Hospital:

Lower Bucks Hospital is a community hospital, serving the Lower Bucks County region with medical, surgical, and emergency care. Located in historic Bristol, Pennsylvania, the Hospital is well-known for its knowledgeable medical staff, including cardiology, orthopedics, sports medicine, radiology, and general surgery. A residency program affiliated with The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is well known for internal and family medicine. The hospital has more than 200 physicians on staff, as well as another 700 employees. As part of Prime Healthcare Services, headquartered in Ontario, California, Lower Bucks Hospital is focused on becoming one of the leaders in technology. Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital management company operating 45 acute care hospitals in 14 states, including Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia and Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County.