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For Immediate Release:
October 17, 2013


Cardiac Electrophysiologists Arnoldas Giedrimas, MD, and Nitesh A. Sood, MD, join Southcoast Cardiology

NEW BEDFORD, Mass - Southcoast® Health System announced today that cardiac electrophysiologists Arnoldas Giedrimas, MD, and Nitesh A. Sood, MD, have joined Southcoast Cardiology, one of the largest networks in the region with an experienced team of more than 30 cardiologists from Warwick, R.I. to Wareham.

Arnoldas Giedrimas, MD

Dr. Giedrimas is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Conn. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Center of Harvard University in Boston, where he served as clinical fellow in medicine at the Harvard Medical School.

In addition, Dr. Giedrimas completed fellowships in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University in Providence, R.I., where he currently serves as a clinical assistant professor in medicine. His special interests include management of atrial arrhythmias, catheter ablation and cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Dr. Giedrimas is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and electrophysiology. He currently resides in Providence, R.I.

Dr. Giedrimas is accepting new patients and will see patients at Southcoast Cardiology, 1076 North Main Street in Providence, R.I., and at 400 Bald Hill Road, Suite 524, in Warwick., R.I. To make an appointment in Providence, R.I., call 401-273-2460. To make an appointment in Warwick, R.I., call 401-737-7313.

Nitesh A. Sood, MD

Dr. Sood is a graduate of the Government Medical School in Nagpur, India. He completed medical school clinical electives and a research fellowship at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., as well as an internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Conn. Dr. Sood also completed a fellowship in electrophysiology at the Lahey Clinic and Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University, in Burlington.

In 2012, Dr. Sood was selected as "Star Fellow", "Fellow Elite in Training", and "Young Investigator of the year" by the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Dr. Sood specializes in the field of electrophysiology and has special interest in the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation, syncope, and the implantation of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators. He is board certified in internal medicine and holds certifications in echocardiography, nuclear medicine, and cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Sood currently resides in Cambridge with his wife.

Dr. Sood will see patients at Southcoast Cardiology at Charlton Memorial Hospital, 363 Highland Avenue in Fall River. For more information, call 508-679-7328.


Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-973-5280
poyants@southcoast.org



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