Hagerstown Heart Formally joins Meritus Health as Meritus Hagerstown Heart

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To further strengthen comprehensive health care services in the community, Meritus Health is thrilled to officially welcome Hagerstown Heart as Meritus Hagerstown Heart. The team of cardiologists has been serving the community for decades, and the decision to join Meritus Health offers the opportunity to reinforce the model of integrated care that is proven to provide the best outcomes for patients.

“To reach our goal of improving cardiovascular health in this community by providing the most comprehensive cardiac services in the area, our growing partnership with Meritus Health is a logical next step,” said Girish Reddy, M.D., managing partner at Hagerstown Heart. “Our team has been committed to patients in this area for more than 30 years, so our long history of caring fits naturally with the health system that has served the community for more than a century itself.”

“Patients in this community have trusted this team of specialists for generations,” said Dave Lehr, chief strategy officer for Meritus Health. “We know that bringing cardiology specialists within the Meritus Health system offers a great opportunity to better align and coordinate care for our patients. We are very excited to add quality cardiovascular care to our growing list of what Meritus Health can provide for patients in this tristate region.”

In January 2022, Meritus Robinwood Orthopedics joined Meritus Health, adding orthopedic specialists and expanding physical therapy services. This followed the 2021 inclusion of Meritus After Hours Pediatrics and Meritus Pulmonary Consultants.

“An integrated health care system puts the patient’s needs at the center, as our teams coordinate care plans using one central patient record and communicate about treatment recommendations and ongoing management of their conditions,” said Lehr. “This allows for care to be more concise, efficient and effective across the providers and practices and is truly better for the patient’s overall experience.”

The team of cardiologists will continue to offer services in the current practice location at 1733 Howell Road.

Additional information for new or existing patients can be found on this website in the Locations section under Meritus Hagerstown Heart.