Kathleen Harper DO FACC FACP a Cardiologist with Togus VA Medical Center VA Maine Healthcare System

Jan 21, 2021

Get to know Cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Harper, who serves patients in Augusta, Maine.

New York City, New York Jan 21, 2021 (Issuewire.com) - Dr. Harper is a highly trained cardiologist serving as the Chief of Cardiology at Togus VA Medical Center - VA Maine Healthcare System in Augusta, Maine. Over the course of her career, she revealed a particular interest in all facets of women's heart health, including the prevention of cardiac problems and heart failure.

Locally, she is affiliated with Central Maine Medical Center, Rumford Hospital, Northern Light Mayo Hospital, Northern Light Inland Hospital, and Millinocket Regional Hospital.

A Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), she is a distinguished member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American Society of Heart Failure, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and the American Society of Echocardiography.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Harper earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987. She then went on to perform her internship at Human Medical Center, her residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent's Medical Center, her fellowship in cardiology at St. Vincent's Medical Center, and an additional fellowship in non-invasive cardiology at Baystate Medical Center.

Prior to her current endeavors, she served as the Director of Mayo Cardiology, the Owner of Cardiology Physicians PC (1999-2013), a Physician at St. Vincent's Medical Center (1999-2013), and the Director of Noninvasive Cardiology at St. Vincent's Health Services in Bridgeport, Connecticut (1995 - 2013). 

Helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life, Dr. Harper is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM). The AOBIM is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease in adults.

Furthermore, she is board-certified in echocardiology through the National Board of Echocardiography, and in nuclear medicine through the American Board of Nuclear Medicine.

Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the heart, as well as some parts of the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and electrophysiology. Cardiologists are doctors who diagnose, assess, and treat patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels (the cardiovascular system).

Recognized for her exceptional performance in the field of non-invasive cardiology, Dr. Harper credits her success to her uncompromising perseverance. She dedicates her free time to photography.

Learn More About Dr. Kathleen Harper:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3558105-Kathleen-Harper-Cardiologist 

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