Mercy Medical Center North Iowa
Five Enrolled in Mercy Cardiology Fellowship Program
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2013 - 2014 Cardiology Fellows Group PhotoMASON CITY –Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa welcomes Daniel Brody, D.O. and Todd James, D.O. as first-year Fellows in the Cardiology Fellowship training program at the Medical Center.

The cardiology fellowship training program at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is a three-year post-internal medicine residency training program which focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease. The Fellows gain comprehensive experience in consultative general cardiology, non-invasive diagnostic testing, nuclear cardiology, heart rhythm diagnosis and management, and invasive diagnostic evaluation of vessels of the heart.

Dr. Brody, a native of Minnesota, completed his undergraduate studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry and obtained his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Gunderson-Lutheran Hospital in Lacrosse, Wisconsin and his residency at Detroit Medical Center, Juran Valley Sinai Hospital in Commerce, Michigan.

Dr. James received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture the University of Colorado and received his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Illinois. He completed both his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Lewisgale Hospital Montgomery in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Drs. Brody and James join third-year Fellow Richard Rattin, D.O. and second year Fellows, Darren Ramoutar, D.O. and Christine DiEnna, D.O., bringing the cardiology fellowship program to a total of five fellows. Through association with the Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute the fellows have the opportunity to train with other specialists practicing in areas of vascular medicine, interventional radiology, and cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.

Upon the successful completion of the three-year fellowship training program, these individuals will be eligible to sit for the cardiovascular medicine boards making them board-certified in cardiovascular medicine.

“We want to welcome Dan and Todd to the fellowship program and we look forward to working with them,” said James Reeder, Jr., D.O., Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program.

The Cardiology Fellowship Program is supported with experience within the hospitals in the Mercy Health Network – North Iowa. The Mercy Health Network - North Iowa includes facilities in Algona, Britt, Cresco, Emmetsburg, Hampton, Iowa Falls, Mason City, New Hampton and Osage.

Photo: Fellows in the Mercy’s Cardiology Fellowship Program (left to right), Drs. Dan Brody, Christine DiEnna, Todd James, Darren Ramoutar and Richard Rattin.