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Heart & Vascular Care

FirstHealth leads the region in advanced heart and vascular care. Our services are offered in the state-of-the-art Reid Heart Center in Pinehurst, North Carolina, and in our seven cardiology clinics throughout our region.

Overview

The Reid Heart Center team is not only among the most respected cardiologists, surgeons, nurses and techs in the field of heart care, but they are also members of our community. They have made a firm commitment to ensuring that we have world-class heart care right here in the heart of the Carolinas.

All Heart Services

The FirstHealth heart program features next generation cardiac and vascular care. We invite you to learn more about our comprehensive services below. 

Patient Experiences

Innovation and Treatment

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Board Certified

Patrick J. Simpson, M.D.

Interventional Cardiologist

FirstHealth Cardiology-Pinehurst Medical Clinic
Specialties
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Heart
Hospital Affiliation
  • Moore Regional Hospital
Training
  • M.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Fellowship
  • Interventional Cardiology, Vanderbilt University, Tenn.
Internship & Residency
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Board Certified

Peter Isaac Ellman, M.D., FACS

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon

FirstHealth Cardiovascular & Thoracic Center
Philosophy of Care

Specialties
  • Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
  • Heart
Hospital Affiliation
  • Moore Regional Hospital
Training
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship
  • Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, University of Florida
  • General Surgery, University of Virginia
Internship & Residency
  • University of Virginia
Available for Patients

Yes

Accepts Medicare Insurance

Yes

Accepts Tricare Insurance

Yes

Hours

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Hobbies

Golf, guitars and music

Comments

Board Certified

Ajay Uprety, M.D.

Cardiologist

FirstHealth Cardiology
Specialties
  • Cardiology
Hospital Affiliation
  • FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital
Training
  • Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University
Fellowship

Cardiovascular Disease, SUNY Upstate Medical University, New York

Internship & Residency
  • Internal Medicine, St. Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield, Missouri
Available for Patients

Yes

Accepts Medicare Insurance

Yes

Accepts Medicaid Insurance

Yes

Accepts Tricare Insurance

Yes

Hours

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday

Board Certified

Ker Boyce, M.D.

Electrophysiologist

FirstHealth Cardiology-Pinehurst Medical Clinic
Specialties
  • Cardiology
  • Heart
Hospital Affiliation
  • Moore Regional Hospital
Training
  • M.D., Emory University School of Medicine, Ga.
Fellowship
  • Cardiology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, Calif.
  • Electrophysiology, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, Calif.
Internship & Residency
  • Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Ga.; Naval Medical Center, Calif.; University of California San Diego Medical Center

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