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Emory Heart & Vascular Center Expands Community Presence


Emory Heart & Vascular Center is expanding its community cardiology services with the addition of eight new physicians in Metro Atlanta.

They will provide a comprehensive spectrum of cardiovascular health services, including all echocardiography and stress testing, as well as pacemaker and defibrillator checks.

Six of Emory’s new cardiologists are formerly part of the Cardiology of Georgia physician practice and will maintain their current practice addresses in Decatur, Lithonia, Conyers and Snellville locations.

New Physicians Include:

* Scott W. Anderson, MD
* Cornelius Flowers, MD
* Alexander A. Halkos, MD
* Maurice D. Harris, MD
* Azizul Hoque, MD
* Martha Smith, MD
* Jose Torres, MD
* Abhay Trivedi, MD

“We are pleased to welcome this group of skilled cardiovascular physicians to Emory Healthcare,” says Emory Healthcare CEO John T. Fox. “We look forward to them playing a critical role in helping us to maintain and build upon Emory Healthcare’s rich tradition of excellence in all areas of cardiology and patient care.”

The Emory Heart & Vascular Center, is committed to providing clinically excellent cardiovascular patient care, promoting overall heart health, pioneering innovative clinical research, and training the best heart specialists in the world.

From the prevention of heart disease to heart transplants, from research into cardiovascular problems to the management of heart arrhythmias and more, Emory Heart & Vascular Center is recognized as an innovative leader in cardiology.

“We know the people in these local communities will greatly benefit from Emory’s experience, history and teamwork,” says Emory Heart & Vascular Center Director Douglas Morris, MD. “We’re providing a diverse menu of cardiology services and superior patient care.”

Emory’s Heart & Vascular Center is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top centers in the United States. In addition, many of Emory’s cardiologists and surgeons consistently are recognized as Atlanta’s Top Doctors by Atlanta Magazine and as America’s Top Doctors.


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