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ChristianaCare Expands Cardiology Services to Cecil County, Maryland

With the opening of ChristianaCare Cardiology at Elkton, residents of Cecil County, Maryland, now have convenient access to nationally recognized cardiology services from ChristianaCare.

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Located at 137 West High St., Suite 2A in Elkton, the new practice is part of ChristianaCare Cardiology Consultants. With the addition of this practice, Cardiology Consultants now has nine practice sites in convenient locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

“We are thrilled to announce the opening of our new cardiology practice in Elkton and look forward to bringing high-quality cardiology services to our neighbors in Cecil County,” said Erik Marshall, M.D., cardiologist at ChristianaCare Cardiology at Elkton. “We are committed to making our practice a welcoming and compassionate place for everyone, close to where they live and work, so they can receive the very best heart care.”

“Residents of Cecil County can be assured that this practice is led by an experienced and highly trained board-certified cardiologist and advanced nurse practitioner who have been caring for heart patients for many years,” said Kirk Garratt, M.D., medical director of the Center for Heart & Vascular Health and John H. Ammon Chair of Cardiology at ChristianaCare. “At all of our cardiology practices, we take a personalized approach to care and understand that every patient is unique. That’s why we take the time to get to know our patients, their medical history and their goals for heart health.”

The practice relies on the newest guidelines for patient care. When cardiac testing is needed, the practice uses state-of-the-art equipment at Union Hospital. Diagnostic testing services include echocardiography, Holter monitoring, electrocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, stress testing and nuclear stress testing. Because the providers at ChristianaCare Cardiology at Elkton are part of the large network of cardiovascular experts associated with ChristianaCare, they can draw on other medical, radiologic and surgical expertise when needed.

Patients who choose ChristianaCare Cardiology at Elkton benefit from the advantages of being connected to one of the largest, most advanced health care systems in the region, including electronic medical records and easy referrals to other health care providers. ChristianaCare patients can also access a secure patient portal that helps them to be actively engaged in their health.

ChristianaCare has been recognized numerous times for high-quality heart care. Among the many achievements are the American College of Cardiology  HeartCARE National Distinction of Excellence Award for three consecutive years and being named among Healthgrades top 100 hospitals for heart care in the U.S. for the past two years.

Address of the practice:

ChristianaCare Cardiology at Elkton
Singerly Medical Building
137 West High St., Suite 2A
Elkton, MD 21921


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About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,430 beds), a freestanding emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute.

ChristianaCare is nationally recognized as a great place to work, rated by Forbes as the 2nd best health system for diversity and inclusion, and the 29th best health system to work for in the United States, and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and other national quality ratings. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. With its groundbreaking Center for Virtual Health and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.