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St. Francis Hospital - South Bay Cardiovascular

South Bay Cardiovascular is a leading cardiovascular medical group affiliated with nationally renowned St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center®. Based in West Islip, the facility offers a broad range of expertise in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of all types of cardiovascular disease.

The center is staffed with 21 physicians and prides itself on providing leading-edge cardiac care. We also offer state-of-the-art echocardiography, carotid and peripheral vascular testing, nuclear stress testing, PET/CT and pacemaker and defibrillator follow up. Our interventional cardiologists perform cardiac catheterization procedures, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and coronary and peripheral stenting at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and Southside Hospital. A full range of electrophysiology procedures including EP studies, ablations, and pacemaker and defibrillator implants are also performed.

St. Francis Hospital – South Bay Cardiovascular
540 Union Boulevard
West Islip, NY 11795
Tel: (631) 669-2555
Fax: (631) 669-5787

Medical Staff
Michael L. Aaron, M.D., FACC
Larry M. Altschul, M.D., FACC, FASE
John J. W. Asheld III, D.O., FACC, FASE, RPVI
Wilbur J. Asheld, D.O., FACC, FASE, RPVI
Uschi C. Auguste, M.D., MPH, FACC, RPVI
John Bello, M.D., FACC
Maureen Corry, M.D., FACC
Robert C. D'Avino, Jr., M.D., RPVI
Anthony J. Garafalo, M.D., FACC
Ganesh Kamath, M.D., MPH, FACC, FASE
Marc Kirschner, M.D., FACC, FACP, FASE
Morey S. Klein, M.D., FACC
Michael A. Masciello, M.D., FACC
Janice McCormack, M.D., FACC, FASE
Gonzalo M. Saravi, M.D., FACC, FASE

Interventional Cardiology
Paul J. Lee, M.D., FACC
David Z. Reich, M.D., FACC

Justin D. Shaber, M.D.
Eric R. Uyguanco, M.D., FACC, FHRS

Nuclear Cardiology
Hitender Jain, M.D., FACC, FACP, FASNC



Best Nurses, Magnet Recognized

St. Francis Hospital has earned the coveted Magnet award for excellence in nursing.

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