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Cardiology

Your heart is in the right place when you see one of Harrington's cardiology specialists.

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We offer preventive and general cardiology services on an outpatient basis. Cardiology consults are also offered as part of our inpatient service, in the Intensive Care Unit, and through the cardiac rehabilitation program at Harrington.

Harrington Physician Services’ Cardiology Department is made up of Dr. Paul Santolucito, Dr. Ali Nezhad and Nurse Practitioner Paula Shonak. The office is located in Southbridge adjacent to the main hospital building. Dr. John Tumolo also has a private cardiology practice on our Southbridge campus.

Our Services

  • Exercise stress testing
  • Pharmacologic stress testing
  • Nuclear imaging
  • Electrocardiography & Stress Echocardiography
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • 30-day event monitoring*
  • 24-hour Holter monitoring*
  • Management of congestive heart failure (CHF), heart rhythm disorders and valvular heart disease
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator management and monitoring
  • Implantable loop recorder monitoring
  • Transesophageal echocardiography*
  • Transthoracic echocardiography*
  • Cardiac rehabilitation (Referral to Harrington Cardiac Rehab)
  • Advanced lipid and hypertension management
  • Anticoagulation management
  • Intensive care consultations
  • Inpatient consultations
  • *Performed in Harrington’s Heart Station

Drs. Santolucito and Tumolo also perform cardiac catheterizations at UMass Memorial Healthcare in Worcester.

Our cardiologists work hand-in-hand with your primary care physician to diagnose, treat, and manage a wide range of cardiac problems, including coronary artery disease, chest pain, arrhythmias, heart murmurs, valvular heart disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, congestive heart failure and pacemaker therapy.

EKG testing is available at our Charlton, Southbridge and Webster locations.

Dr. Cynthia Ennis, a UMass Memorial HealthCare Cardiologist, is on site once per month to perform outpatient electrophysiology procedures.

Do you have an upcoming appointment? CALL FIRST

If you have an upcoming appointment at any Harrington HealthCare System facility and have the following symptoms, fever, or cough, please call your doctor prior to arriving to your appointment.

Our top priority is to protect you, our patients, communities, and healthcare workers.

Current Visitor Policy

For the health and safety of our patients and employees, the following policy is in effect as of Monday, March 30

There will be NO visitors allowed in any inpatient or outpatient services (this includes the Emergency Department, Harrington Physician Services offices, and all other Harrington HealthCare Facilities)

Please note that the Main Lobby at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge will be closed at 7pm. All patients who need to enter the hospital after that time should come in through the ED.

The implementation of this policy is in an effort to limit the spread of potential illnesses that could be harmful to you, our patients, community, and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

TELEHEALTH Appointments Now Available

To protect your health during the COVID-19 pandemic, certain appointments may now be conducted via TELEHEALTH, a service that allows you to see your doctor from home via a phone call or via a video conference call using your smartphone or computer.

If you are interested in scheduling a TELEHEALTH appointment, please let our office know when you call to make your appointment. We will do our best to accommodate your request if TELEHEALTH is appropriate for the type of care you need.

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