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Catholic Health proudly announces that it is expanding St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® advanced cardiovascular services into Suffolk County. Beginning this month, Dr. Thomas Pappas, Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, will see cardiac patients at 800 Old Country Road in Riverhead. Additionally, Dr. Allen Jeremias, Director of Interventional Cardiology Research and Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center®, takes on the additional role of Co-Director of St. Catherine of Siena’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.   

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Dr. Thomas Pappas


Dr. Pappas brings more than 30 years’ experience in cardiology to Riverhead, serving as Director of Preventive Cardiology. Patients will have access to advanced screening technologies, including echocardiograms, ultrasounds and CT imaging.
“St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® in Roslyn has long offered patients a highly sophisticated level of treatment and quality care,” explains Dr. Pappas. “We look forward to bringing that same expertise to the residents of eastern Suffolk County.”

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Dr. Allen Jeremias


At St. Catherine of Siena in Smithtown, Dr. Jeremias brings close to 30 years’ experience in interventional cardiology, specializing in patients with complex coronary disease. Here he will provide patients with minimally invasive cardiac care at the same high standards that have earned St. Francis its international reputation for excellence.
Dr. Jeremias explains, “As the Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center®, I have been involved in perfecting the quality of our patient care. Now, I am excited to bring this advanced level of care to the community that St. Catherine of Siena serves.”  
St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center®’s services are offered across Catholic Health’s Long Island system, including Mercy Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital and Good Samaritan University Hospital
Catholic Health has plans to bring St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center®’s services to still more locations in the months ahead. 
“St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® is Long Island’s safest, most-awarded heart program. The flagship hospital of Catholic Health, St. Francis is consistently ranked as one of the best hospitals in the nation for Cardiology & Heart Surgery,” says Dr. Patrick O’Shaughnessy, President, Catholic Health. “By bringing the St. Francis Cardiology standard to additional Catholic Health Locations, we are bringing Long Island residents the best level of cardiac care available.” 
Patients can book an appointment with Dr. Pappas in Riverhead by calling 631-772-0579, and with Dr. Jeremias at St. Catherine at 516-390-9640. Learn more about cardiology care at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center®.

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