Sharon Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group recently welcomed cardiothoracic surgeon, Ann R. Connor, M.D., to the Steward Health Care System. Dr. Connor joins the Cardiothoracic Surgical team at Sharon Regional that includes surgeons; Gary Marrone, M.D., and Edward Woods, M.D. Dr. Connor has practiced at leading medical centers across the country for more than 20 years and brings expertise in adult and pediatric cardiac and thoracic surgery to patients in Mercer County and surrounding communities.
“We are delighted to incorporate Dr. Connor’s cardiac and thoracic surgical expertise into our team of highly skilled cardiologists, surgeons, and clinical staff to provide a broader array of high quality cardiology services,” said Joseph Hugar, president of Sharon Regional Medical Center. “We are experiencing an increased demand for our cardiac care programs, specifically for our open heart surgery capabilities in areas including Mercer and Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania and Trumbull County in Ohio which is why we have been very aggressive in our recruitment efforts.”
Recruiting a highly-skilled cardiothoracic surgeon like Dr. Conner, in addition to the recent recruitment of several cardiologists to the team, will enable Sharon Regional to expand its services into new geographic regions, such as Venango County. [Read more…]