Centerpoint Medical Center
October 01, 2014

Dave Williams, CEO

Carroll County Memorial Hospital (CCMH), in collaboration with Midwest Heart and Vascular Specialists, is pleased to announce that they will offer cardiology clinics two days per week, beginning Oct. 6, 2014. The cardiology clinics, now available every Monday and Wednesday, are made possible through CCMH’s affiliation with HCA Midwest Healththe region’s leading healthcare provider­ and Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Mo., also part of HCA Midwest Health, in addition to its long-standing relationship with Midwest Heart and Vascular Specialists.

Midwest Heart & Vascular physician Paul Nager, DO, will host the clinic the first Monday Cardiology Clinic of the month and Alan Schneider, MD will host subsequent Mondays.

Wednesday Cardiology Clinics at CCMH will continue to be hosted by Midwest Heart and Vascular Specialists physicians Carl Akin, MD; Paul Chu, MD; Sarat Pachalla, MD; and George Pogson, MD.

Dave Williams, Chief Executive Officer of Centerpoint Medical Center, notes the enhanced cardiology services illustrate the power of the CCMH affiliation.

“Patients will continue to have access to the excellent physicians and services they have come to rely on through Carroll County Memorial Hospital, but will also have an increased level of care as a result of the additional resources available,” Williams says.

“We are pleased to be able to offer the community additional cardiology appointments,” says Jeff Tindle, Chief Executive Officer of CCMH. “Through our partnership with HCA Midwest Health and Centerpoint Medical Center, we are bringing services to Carrollton so that patients can stay in their community and still receive exceptional care.

“We will continue to look for additional ways to further strengthen the comprehensive and innovative services available locally, while offering access to a broader network of specialists, tests and procedures.”

For more information about the spectrum of services offered at Carroll County Memorial Hospital or to schedule an appointment, visit or call (660) 542-1695.