Interventional Cardiologist Joins Lexington Cardiology Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Robert A. Leonardi, MD – Millennium Magazine Columbia SC News

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Published on January 25th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Robert A. Leonardi, MD

Interventional Cardiologist Joins Lexington Cardiology

West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Robert A. Leonardi, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. He joins the 10 board-certified cardiologists at Lexington Cardiology to deliver the highest quality care in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.

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Robert A. Leonardi, MD

A Greenville native, Dr. Leonardi earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He then completed an internal medicine residency at Duke University in Durham, N.C. and achieved board certification in this specialty. Dr. Leonardi finished his education with a cardiology fellowship at MUSC and fellowships in interventional cardiology and structural interventional cardiology at Emory University in Atlanta. He is also board certified in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular medicine. Before joining Lexington Cardiology, Dr. Leonardi served as a South Carolina Fellows-in-Training representative for the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Leonardi’s high level of training in interventional cardiology allows him to treat cases involving the structure of the heart and heart valves with state-of-the-art, minimally invasive technology.

“I enjoy the procedural aspects of cardiology because they can provide immediate benefits to patients that help them feel better and live longer,” said Dr. Leonardi.

He is accepting new patients.

Lexington Cardiology’s clinicians combine clinical expertise and sincere compassion to provide comprehensive cardiovascular care. At the practice, Dr. Leonardi joins William W. Brabham, MD; William D. Brearley Jr., MD, FACC; Amy Rawl Epps, MD, FACC; S. Stanley Juk Jr., MD, FACC; Joseph J. Lawton III, MD, FACC, FSCAI; Robert M. Malanuk, MD, FACC; Michael C. Roberts, MD, FACC; Richard E. Umbach, MD, FACC; Stephen E. Van Horn Jr., MD, FACC; and R. Taylor Williams, MD, FACC.

Lexington Cardiology offers cardiac consultation and evaluations, echocardiograms, nuclear stress testing, vascular studies, pacemaker and defibrillator services, heart catheterizations and in-hospital procedures. Other services include coronary stenting, coronary angioplasty, peripheral vascular intervention, Bi-V ICD/pacemaker implantations and atrial septal defect closure.

Lexington Cardiology has two locations.

Downtown Columbia
2601 Laurel Street
Suite 260
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 744-4900

West Columbia
131 Sunset Court
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 744-4940

About Lexington Medical Center

Lexington Medical Center, in West Columbia, S.C., anchors a county-wide health care network that includes six community medical centers throughout Lexington County and employs a staff of 5,900 health care professionals. The network also includes comprehensive cardiovascular care, an occupational health center, the largest nursing home in the Carolinas and more than 60 physician practices. At its heart is the 414-bed state-of-the-art Lexington Medical Center, with a reputation for the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center won “Best Hospital” by readers of The State for twelve years, “Best Hospital” by readers of the Free Times, “Best Place to Have a Baby” by readers of Palmetto Parent, the “Consumer Choice Award” from the National Research Corporation and the prestigious “Summit Award” from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction. Visit www.lexmed.com.

Jennifer Wilson
Lexington Medical Center Public Relations Manager
107 West Hospital Drive
West Columbia, SC 29169
803-939-4512

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