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GALLIPOLIS — Dr. Deena Hassuna, a rheumatologist, and Dr. Rameesh Chandra, interventional cardiologist, have joined Holzer Health System as new physicians.

Dr. Hassuna completed her internal medicine residency at Wright State University-Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, and her rheumatology fellowship at SUNY Downstate Health System in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Hassuna provides care for rheumatic diseases, including: rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis, scleroderma, inflammatory myopathies, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia.

Procedures that Hassuna performs include joint injections and aspirations, tender point injections, trigger point injections and infusion therapies. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is seeing patients at Holzer, 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis.

Dr. Chandra completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y. He also completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla. Chandra is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography.

Chandra offers many clinical and procedural skills, including: management of cardiovascular disorders and general medical problems, coronary and peripheral angioplasty, diagnostic cardiac catheterization, emergency bedside procedures like cardioversions, tranvenous pacemakers, swan ganz catheter placement, etc., performance and interpretation of transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, and nuclear stress tests.

Holzer is a multi-discipline health care system of over 160 Board Certified Physicians providing care in more than thirty areas of expertise in fifteen clinical locations throughout southeastern Ohio and western West Virginia.

For a complete list of services, call 1-855-4-HOLZER or visit www.holzer.org.

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