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REGIONAL ORGANIZATION AND LEADERSHIP

The Virginia Heart Attack Coalition is a statewide organization consisting of six regions across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The regions and regional leaders are as follows:

  • Central: Michael Kontos, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University 

  • Eastern: Justin Heizer, MD, Sentara Health

  • Northern: Behnam Tehrani, MD Inova, Ray Whatley, MBA, CEM®, NRP (Northern Virginia EMS Council)

  • NorthwesternRaveen Chawla, MD (Valley Health), Nancy Fauber, MSN, RN (UVA)   Alternates: Larry Gimple, MD (UVA), Kayla Roberts, MHA (Valley Health)

  • Southern: Peter O’Brien, MD, FACC, Centra Health  (peter.obrien@centrahealth.com); Cindi Cole, RN (cindi.cole@centrahealth.com). Alternates: Steve Rennyson, MD (Centra), Maegan Sholes (Centra)

  • WesternChalak Berzingi, MD  (Carilion), Melanie B. Johnson, MSN, RN-BC (Carilion) Alternate: Jean Moreland, RN (Lewis Gale)

VHAC REGIONS: PCI AND ACTION HOSPITALS

 

The map above  shows Virginia hospitals that provide PCI 24/7 by VHAC region.

Click the above image to enlarge or view the interactive Google map

See list of all Virginia hospitals (PCI and non-PCI).

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