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GRMC Welcomes New Interventional Cardiologists

(Friday, December 29, 2023; Dededo, Guam) Guam Regional Medical City proudly welcomes the addition of two interventional cardiologists to the hospital’s cardiovascular team: Drs. Bishoy ElBebawy and Maheswara “Mahesh” Golla.

“With Drs. Golla and ElBebawy on board, this means that GRMC’s cardiovascular team is now offering advanced treatments for anyone suffering a major heart attack, and this is available to our entire community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,” said Dr. Alexander “Beau” Wielaard, Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Bishoy ElBebawy specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel conditions using advanced catheter-based techniques through modern technological interventions such as intravascular imaging and invasive physiology to help guide stent selection, placement, and deployment. Dr. ElBebawy’s expertise extends to addressing coronary artery disease, heart valve disorders, peripheral artery disease, heart failure, abnormal heart rhythm as well as heart disease prevention. He also performs transesophageal echocardiography, cardiac stress testing, implantation of heart monitoring, and pacemaker devices. He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) for Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases as well as the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC), and the National Board of Echocardiography (NBE).

Dr. Mahesawara “Mahesh” Golla specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmia, pericardial disease, valvular heart disease, preventive cardiology peripheral vascular disease, superficial and deep venous problems, renal artery stenosis, abdominal aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease, and arterio-venous fistulae problems. He holds multiple board certifications, which include the American Board of Endovascular Interventions (ABEI), American Board of Vascular Medicine (ABVM), Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) – Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) – Cardiovascular Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) – Internal Medicine, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC), Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CBCCT), and the National Board of Echocardiography (NBE). Dr. Golla is also the Director of Cardiovascular Medicine at GRMC.

GRMC’s Cardiovascular team also includes Nurse Practitioner Carla Haddock of the Heart Failure Clinic, Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Alejandro Prieto, General Cardiologist Dr. Robert Palusinksi, and Electrophysiology Cardiologist Dr. Marian Holland.

Those seeking cardiovascular services at GRMC will need a referral from their primary care physician or other specialist before making an appointment. For more information about GRMC’s cardiovascular specialists and services, please visit www.grmc.gu. You can also contact the Referral Management Office at (671) 633-GRMC (4762) or email refer@grmc.gu.

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