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Board Certified

Rony Shammas, M.D.

Interventional Cardiologist

FirstHealth Cardiology

Dr. Shammas holds a Doctor of Medicine from the American University of Beirut and completed an internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. He went on to complete a cardiology fellowship at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, as well as an interventional cardiology fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital, VCU Medical Center West.

Prior to joining FirstHealth, Dr. Shammas worked with ECU Health for more than 20 years. He said his interest in medicine was sparked at a young age, inspiring a long-held fascination with the human body and disease.

Outside of work, Dr. Shammas enjoys reading and spending time with his family and three dogs. He is married to his college sweetheart, Lina, who works as a board certified health and wellness coach. Together, they have three adult children: Ronnie, Michael and Natalie, who all graduated from Duke University and are successful in their respective fields.

  • Cardiology
  • Heart
  • Interventional Cardiology
Hospital Affiliation
  • Moore Regional Hospital
  • M.D., American University of Beirut
  • Cardiology, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
  • Interventional Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia Hospital, VCU Medical Center West
Internship & Residency
  • Medical College of Georgia
Available for Patients


Accepts Medicare Insurance


Accepts Tricare Insurance