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Date:
4/19/2012
Title:
Sacred Heart Welcomes John J. Cassel, M.D.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 19, 2012

Abby Barlok

Publications Specialist

610-776-4590

abarlok@shh.org

Sacred Heart HealthCare System Welcomes John J. Cassel, M.D.

Sacred Heart HealthCare System is proud to offer the services of Cardiologist Dr. John J. Cassel. Dr. Cassel’s office, Sacred Heart Medical Associates – Cardiology, is located on the Sacred Heart Campus at 325 N. 5th Street, Suite 200, Allentown, PA 18102. 

Dr. Cassel specializes in services ranging from routine cardiology care and evaluation to stress testing, arrhythmia detection/treatment to 2-D Echocardiograms with Doppler, permanent pacemaker/ICD follow-up and diagnostic cardiac catheterization. 

John J. Cassel, M.D., received a bachelor of science degree from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois and his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He completed his cardiology fellowship at Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Cassel is board certified as a diplomat in the American College of Cardiology and is also board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  Dr. Cassel is a native of Allentown and has been practicing cardiology here since 1978.  He also performed the first angioplasty in the Lehigh Valley in 1981. 

We are happy to welcome Dr. Cassel to the Sacred Heart Team!

About Sacred Heart Hospital

Sacred Heart Hospital is a 233-bed Catholic medical center located in central Allentown, Pa. Founded in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital offers a wide range of advanced medical services ranging from acute rehabilitation to bariatric services to adult psychiatric services. A network of physician practices throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties provide complete primary and pediatric medical care to the region’s residents. Sacred Heart Hospital is nationally recognized in case management, as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, and its Transitional Care Facility was granted a Five-Star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Sacred Heart Hospital earned Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission as well as the Silver Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke program. Additional information is available at www.shh.org.