Anderson Regional Heart Center

Since 1986, Anderson Regional Heart Center has provided patients with professional cardiac care, as well as advanced services in interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery. The longest-established cardiac care program in East Mississippi and West Alabama, Anderson Regional Heart Center features a cardiac team that is recognized throughout the Southeast for providing a full range of high-quality cardiovascular services, from prevention, intervention and surgery to wellness programs and patient education. Plus, we feature the area’s first and only electrophysiology lab for performing cardiac catheter ablations.

Contact Information

Anderson Regional Medical Center - North
2124 14th Street
Meridian, MS 39301
Call 601-553-6000

Anderson Regional Heart Center is located at Anderson - North and is accessed through our Emergency Department 24-hours a day. A patient may be referred by a doctor, self-referred or brought in by ambulance.

Anderson Regional Heart Center

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Accredited Chest Pain Center

Anderson Regional Medical Center is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology. Anderson is the only accredited chest pain center in Meridian, and one of eight centers in Mississippi.

This accreditation demonstrates our expertise in the following areas:

  • Integrating the emergency department with the local emergency medical system
  • Assessing, diagnosing and treating patients quickly
  • Effectively treating patients with low risk for acute coronary syndrome and no assignable cause for their symptoms
  • Continually seeking to improve processes and procedures
  • Ensuring the competence and training of Accredited Chest Pain Center personnel
  • Maintaining organizational structure and commitment
  • Having a functional design that promotes optimal patient care
  • Supporting community outreach programs that educate the public to promptly seek medical care if they display symptoms of a possible heart attack

Anderson offers patients with chest pain rapid monitoring and evaluation by a highly trained staff of cardiac specialists. Our emphasis is on rapid treatment and providing a quiet, comforting environment for the patient and family.

Comprehensive Treatment

The Anderson Regional Heart Center team includes interventional cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and an electrophysiologist. Dr. David Geer is known as the premier heart surgeon in the East Mississippi-West Alabama area, having completed more than 5,000 surgeries for heart valve disease and coronary artery bypass. Joining Dr. Geer is Dr. Awad El-Ashry who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and minimally invasive solutions for lung cancer, esophageal tumors, thymic gland tumors and tumors of the chest wall. Also on the heart team is the area’s only electrophysiologist, Dr. Attila Roka, PhD, who specializes in heart rhythm disorders.

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