Ms. Purgason earned her graduate degree in nursing from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Crushing chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, and heart palpitations are frightening symptoms when they are happening to you or someone you know. Time is precious when it comes to a heart attack, because time can mean more damage to the heart and blood vessels. That’s why Meritus Medical Center provides expert interventional heart services right here in our community.
Working with our trusted, local EMS partners, we are able to review your EKG, vitals and important health information during your ride to our hospital. Allowing us time to prepare your treatment before you arrive to stop your heart attack or other cardiac event. We offer critical life enhancing, life-saving services for coronary artery disease and heart rhythm disorders.
Heart issues happen. You don't have to face them alone or face a lengthy car ride to get the care you need. The world-class team of cardiologists and advanced practice professionals at Meritus will provide you with the best coordinated care available no matter the level of treatment needed.
Whether you need periodic check-ups for an arrhythmia, or have a complex condition needing interventional cardiology expertise, Meritus provides expert heart care, close to home.