Meet Dr. Yaser Kalash, Board Certified Cardiologist

 

Dr. Yaser Kalash, Board Certified Cardiologist and Internal Medicine Physician, joined the staff of The Physicians of St. Joseph’s in 2010. Dr. Kalash previously served as the consultant in the Cardiology Division of the Department of Internal Medicine on staff at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Forbes Regional Hospital, West Moreland Jeanette Hospital, and the Life Care Hospitals of Pittsburgh. 

            “We are extremely pleased to have Dr. Kalash join the physician community at St. Joseph’s Hospital,” said Sue Johnson-Phillippe, President and CEO.  “Based on demonstrated community need, having a Board Certified Cardiologist of Dr. Kalash’s caliber will be a tremendous benefit to both the community and the hospital. In addition, Dr Kalash brings the depth of experience in the field of cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, which will assist in the development of a full line of cardiovascular services at St. Joseph’s.”

            Dr. Kalash received his degree from the Aleppo University School of Medicine in Aleppo, Syria, and completed his residencies and fellowships at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio, Grant Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and UPMC in Shadyside, Pennsylvania.  He has received several awards including the Cardiology Fellowship Award, has worked in research in the Liver Transplantation Program at UPMC and has served as a guest lecturer.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and in the Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Disease.

            Dr. Kalash is certified in Cardiac Nuclear Stress testing and interpretation, Echocardiograms, Tran-Esophageal Echocardiograms, Carotid Duplex Studies, Abdominal Aorta, Arterial and Venous Doppler Studies, EKGs, Tilt Table Testing, and follow-up for Pacemakers and Implanted Cardiac Defibrillators.  He also provides cardiac treatment intervention and  rehabilitation services.            

            Dr. Kalash’s office suite and clinic is located on the second floor of theSt. Joseph’s Physician Office Center on West Main Street in Buckhannon.  He is accepting new patients.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 304-460-7979.