Oconee Heart & Vascular Center
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Oconee Heart and Vascular Center is a full-service cardiac practice offering a complete continuum of care for the heart and blood vessels.

About Our Practice

We are‬ making it easier to see heart attack damage, heart valve problems, and how well the heart pumps blood using our new Siemens Acuson SC2000, a 3D echocardiogram. See the article by Athens Banner Herald.
Cardiologist, Dr. John Layher implanted the area’s first S-ICD cardiac defibrillator, a miniature electronic device created by Boston Scientific and recently approved by the FDA for general use.
St. Mary’s Health Care System has received full accreditation as a chest pain center with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
St. Mary’s has installed new, state-of-the-art Toshiba Titan magnetic resonance imaging systems at its hospital on Baxter Street and its outpatient imaging center on Daniells Bridge Road.
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