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Alex Vidal, MD, Named Chief of Cardiology at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

Posted on March 17, 2015

FAR ROCKAWAY, NY (MARCH 17, 2015) – St. John's Episcopal Hospital has announced the appointment of Alex Vidal, MD, as chief of the hospital's Division of Cardiology. Dr. Vidal, a specialist in cardiology, electrophysiology and echocardiography, most recently served as director of the Arrhythmia Center at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow.

Dr. Vidal is a graduate of the Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in his native Puerto Rico. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, followed by a year of NIH-funded research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis. Dr. Vidal also completed two fellowships – the first in cardiovascular disease at UTHSC and the second in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis.

"We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Vidal to St. John's and look forward to partnering with him to enhance our cardiovascular services," said Richard L. Brown, the hospital's chief executive officer. "Dr. Vidal will build upon St. John's commitment to providing high-quality care for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease for our community."

Dr. Vidal is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, cardiac electrophysiology and adult echocardiography.

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