|BHS Appoints Director of Electrophysiology|
|April 25, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIST JOINS CARDIOLOGY SERVICES AT BHS
PITTSFIELD, MA - Berkshire Health Systems announces that Peter S. Hahn, MD, has joined Cardiology Services at BHS as director of cardiac electrophysiology and pacing. Dr. Hahn is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He has advanced fellowship training in the diagnosis and management of cardiac arrhythmias, or electrical disturbances of the heart rhythm.
Dr. Hahn will expand the range of cardiac services at Berkshire Health Systems to include device-based therapies, including pacemakers, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy. He will also head the cardiac electrophysiology lab, where patients may undergo catheter-based procedures for the diagnosis and curative treatment of a wide variety of arrhythmias, including supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter and fibrillation, and ventricular tachycardia.
Dr. Hahn most recently served as a staff cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston. He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and completed his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Hahn completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, CT, and an advanced fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis.
Dr. Hahn joins a team of highly trained cardiology providers serving the Berkshires and surrounding communities. He is partnering with Drs. Jeffrey Leppo, David Finck, William Levy, Kyle Ann Cooper, Kristen Currie, Roberta Erena, Martin Broder, Douglas Herr, J. Mark Peterman, Mara Slawsky, and Georgianne Valli-Harwood, physician assistants Robert Tebben, Dianna Brooks, John Henry, and Rebecca Takis-Smith, and nurse practitioners Brenda Bowie, Alicia Ferrarin and Sharyn Hickey.
Cardiology Services at BHS provides a broad range of cardiology services, with offices in the BMC Medical Arts Complex in Pittsfield, at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington and in the Doctor’s Building at North Adams Regional Hospital.
For an appointment with Cardiology Services at BHS, ask your physician for a referral or call 413-395-7580 in Pittsfield, 413-854-9777 in Great Barrington or 413-663-3400 in North Adams.