BHS Cardiology is led by world renowned Nuclear Cardiologist Jeffrey Leppo, MD, the founding president of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, whose work is widely published in the field of nuclear cardiology.
Dr. Leppo is Division Chief of Cardiology in the BMC Department of Medicine and is board certified in cardiovascular disease and Internal Medicine.
Other members of the practice include, from left to right:
Kyle Ann Cooper, MD, has expertise in nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography. Dr. Cooper also leads Women's Cardiology Services at BHS.
Kristen Currie, MD, a board certified and fellowship trained Cardiologist specializing in Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Medicine.
Walter Paladino, MD - a board certified, fellowship trained specialist in Cardiovascular Disease and Electrophysiology.
Andrew Potash, MD, a board certified and fellowship trained Cardiologist specializing in the implantation of pacemakers and in diagnostic cardiac catheterization, providing services in both Pittsfield and North Adams.
Georgianne Valli-Harwood, MD, has expertise in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, transesophageal echocardiography and 64-slice CT scan interpretations.
Shyama Wickramaaratchi, DO, is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, and also specializes in Cardiac Imaging.
Our Cardiology team also includes highly-trained Nurse Practitioners
and Physician Assistants:
Berkshire Medical Center:
Alicia Emerson, NP – Heart Failure
Kathy Fraker, NP – Device Clinic
Susan Horton, NP
Mary Kinne, NP
Kathryn Sondrini, NP
Dianna Brooks, PA
Elyse Levesque, PA
Jennifer Hakkarainen, PA
Rob Tebben, PA
Sharyn Hickey, NP
Sophia Veinoglou, NP – Heart Failure
North Adams Campus of BMC
Brandon Gilvey, PA
For an appointment with a BHS cardiologist:
Pittsfield: 413- 395-7580
Great Barrington: 413-854-9777
North Adams: 413-664-5411