NCMA Cardiovascular Services Physicians Recognized by Sonoma Magazine’s 2017 ‘Top Doctors’ Survey

NCMA Cardiovascular Services Physicians Recognized by Sonoma Magazine’s 2017 ‘Top Doctors’ Survey

Santa Rosa physicians Masis  Babajanian MD, Patrick S. Coleman MD, Thomas E. Dunlap MD, Harendra K. Punatar MD and Keith Korver MD of NCMA Cardiovascular Services were recently selected as top cardiologists by Sonoma Magazine’s Top Doctors survey.

Sonoma Magazine’s Top Doctor survey was submitted to Sonoma County doctors who were then asked which medical specialist they would most often recommend to a loved one, and more than 300 professionals emerged as top docs in 50 categories of medicine. Among physician peers Dr. Babajanian, Dr. Coleman, Dr. Dunlap and Dr. Korver ranked at the top for cardiology specialists, supporting what the many patients who routinely benefit from the expertise and outstanding cardiovascular services provided by these exemplary physicians already know.

The NCMA Cardiovascular Services is comprised of highly skilled physicians, specialists, nurses and other healthcare professionals dedicated to providing patients’ health care needs. Since 1975, the group has focused on sub-specialization within cardiovascular health to provide services by the most highly trained and experienced physicians and staff.

About Dr. Babajanian

Dr. Masis Babajanian is a fellowship trained cardiologist specializing in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Invasive Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Pacemaker Implants. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and received his fellowship in cardiology from Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine.

About Dr. Coleman

Dr. Patrick Coleman is a board certified cardiologist with fellowship training in nuclear and interventional cardiology. He serves as the Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories for both SRMH and Sutter Santa Rosa, as well as the Director of the Cardiology Section at NCMA. In addition to practicing cardiology at NCMA’s Santa Rosa and Ukiah offices, Dr. Coleman regularly gives lectures to the general public and health providers about maintaining and improving heart health and emergency response.

About Dr. Dunlap

Dr. Thomas Dunlap is a fellowship trained cardiologist specializing in Cardiovascular Disease, Peripheral Vascular, Endovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology and Pacemaker Implants. He is the Regional Director of Cardiac and Vascular Services at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and Director of the Cardiology Division of NCMA, and Chairman of the Endovascular Committee of Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa. He is published in numerous medical journals on cardiovascular health.

About Dr. Korver

Dr. Korver attended medical school at the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine and served his residency in general surgery at Georgetown University Hospital; Integrated Surgical Residency, University of Hawaii. He is also fellowship trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine; Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Transplant Surgery from UCSF School of Medicine..

About Dr. Punatar

Dr. Punatar obtained his medical doctorate at Miraj Medical College in Miraj India and went on to complete his residency and fellowship training in cardiovascular disease from Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. He has been a valued member of NCMA’s team of expert cardiologists for over 23 years, and he regularly sees patients in Santa Rosa and Petaluma.

About NCMA Cardiology

NCMA Cardiology is comprised of a team of cardiologists and one cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon —all board-certified in their fields. NCMA’s HeartWorks Cardiac Rehabilitation Center provides each patient with a personal diet and exercise plan supervised by a team of physicians, nurses, and cardiac exercise specialists.  In accordance with its practice of providing comprehensive cardiovascular health care, NCMA offers comprehensive care in areas including;

  • Cardiovascular Testing and Services
  • Interventional Services and Procedures
  • pacemaker and defibrillator clinics
  • anti-coagulation clinics
  • congestive heart failure clinics
  • pulmonary hypertension clinics
  • lipid clinics
  • adult congenital heart clinic
  • general check-ups with cardiologists

NCMA’s services offers cardiac care in three counties, with 11 offices, located in Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Sonoma, Healdsburg, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, Gualala, Ukiah, and Lakeport. To learn more about NCMA Cardiology visit www.ncmahealth.com.