Manchester Memorial Hospital (MMH), ARH Cardiology Associates and the University of Kentucky’s Gill Heart Institute announced they have partnered to offer Clay County and surrounding areas access to advanced cardiology services.
According to Erica Skula, Manchester Memorial Hospital CEO, as part of the partnership, Dr. Keerthana Karumbaiah, a general cardiologist, is now practicing at the Memorial Hospital and accepting patients at the Manchester Memorial Cardiology Clinic.
ARH and the Gill Heart Institute joined forces last year in a collaboration aimed at improving access to tools for the diagnosis and treatment for cardiovascular diseases, according to Dr. Susan Smyth, director of the Gill Heart Institute.
Board certified in internal medicine and nuclear cardiology, Karumbaiah earned her medical degree at the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in India and completed her internal medicine residency at the SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York. She has also completed her cardiology fellowship at University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, Alabama.