Eastside Medical Center March 01, 2018

Eastside Heart and Vascular ribbon cutting with the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce on February 28, 2018 at the practice's Snellville location.

Eastside Heart and Vascular held a community open house in honor of Heart Month at their main office location at 1700 Tree Lane, Suite 190, in Snellville on Wednesday, February 28. The practice, which opened in late October of 2017, also celebrated with an official ribbon cutting by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce at this event. Attendees were able to tour the office and meet the Eastside Heart and Vascular physician team, which includes Dr. Niraj Sharma, Dr. Marcus Sims, Dr. Michael Lipsitt, Dr. Marc Unterman, and Dr. Demir Baykal.

"We were overjoyed with the community support we received at our Eastside Heart and Vascular open house at our Snellville location," stated Tom Morris, Market Administrator for Eastside Medical Group. "It was wonderful having our community leaders, first responders, community physicians, hospital leadership, and most of all our patients come out and show their support for this new practice."

Dave Emmanuel of Snellville City Council and Dr. Marc Unterman, cardiologist at Eastside Heart and Vascular

Eastside Heart and Vascular is a comprehensive cardiology group specializing in heart and vascular disease with a special focus on providing a high-quality heart care destination for patients close to where they live and work. Patients of Eastside Heart and Vascular also have access to the latest cardiac technology offered at Eastside Medical Center.

"Eastside is proud to partner with the Eastside Heart and Vascular team," stated Trent Lind, Chief Executive Officer at Eastside Medical Center. "With multiple locations and a broad spectrum of cardiology services, Eastside Heart and Vascular offers patients in our community the highest level of specialized care close to home."

Dr. Michael Lipsitt and Pro Tem Mayor of Snellville Barbara Bender

Offering the latest advancements in cardiology, electrophysiology, and cardiovascular surgery, the physician team of Eastside Heart and Vascular believes in a connected, multidisciplinary team approach to heart care. This connected team approach ensures that patients have convenient access to a full range of cardiac care from the first diagnostic test to complex surgery and rehabilitation.

"The new practice has allowed cardiac patients in Snellville to receive comprehensive heart care in their own backyard." Stated Dr. Marcus Sims, cardiologist at Eastside Heart and Vascular. "The practice will be working closely with the hospital to continually improve cardiac services at Eastside that will directly benefit our patients and the community. The most recent additions have been a new cardiac recovery area, inpatient and outpatient imaging advancements, and a new biplane electrophysiology lab that will open this coming spring."

Dr. Niraj Sharma of Eastside Heart and Vascular and Deepthy Varghese, Electrophysiology Cardiology Coordinator at Eastside Heart and Vascular

"We are overwhelmed by the response to our open house event," stated Dr. Marc Unterman, cardiologist at Eastside Heart and Vascular. "It is wonderful to have the support of our community, hospital, and elected officials. This entire project will result in the most up to date procedures, equipment, and great care for our patients. We look forward to establishing Eastside Medical Center as a regional referral center for cardiology."

Eastside Heart and Vascular currently has five locations throughout Gwinnett and Walton Counties in Snellville, Lawrenceville, Monroe, Athens, and Loganville. Additional locations in Buford and Duluth will open later this year. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please visit EastsideHeart.com, or call (770) 736-6300.