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For Immediate Release:
October 18, 2013

Southcoast now offers Cardiology Services in Fairhaven

Cardiologist Philip Formica, MD, joins Southcoast Cardiology

FAIRHAVEN, Mass - Southcoast® Health System today announced that cardiologist Philip Formica, MD, has 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.

Dr. Formica will see patients at the new cardiology suite located at the Southcoast Center for Primary and Specialty Care, 208 Mill Road in Fairhaven. Cardiology services available at the new location include consultation, stress testing, echocardiography, Holter monitoring, EKG services, and cardiac CT.

Dr. Formica completed his undergraduate training at Boston College in Boston where he graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He pursued his medical education at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston and completed a residency in internal medicine at New York University Medical Center in Manhattan. He completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, R.I.

Dr. Formica’s cardiology training includes a heart failure/heart transplant clinical fellowship at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, N.Y. and served as a clinical instructor at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

Dr. Formica is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in cardiovascular disease. He is fluent in Italian and currently resides in East Greenwich, R.I. with his wife.

Dr. Formica is accepting new patients. For an appointment please call 508-973-2207.

Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-973-5280

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