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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Welcomes New Provider

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June 22, 2020

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute welcomes Lokesh Gowda, MD, to UPMC Hanover and UPMC Memorial


Dr. Gowda is board-certified in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular diseases. He completed his fellowship in cardiovascular diseases through a combined program at Maimonides Medical Center and Coney Island Hospital in New York while serving as the chief fellow. He also completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at Maimonides Medical Center. 


After 21 years of service in interventional cardiology, Dr. Gowda has decided to return to caring for and treating patients as a diagnostic cardiologist. 


“Dr. Gowda comes to us with extensive experience, and we are very fortunate to have him join our team. Our patients will have access to a provider who is knowledgeable in both spectrums of cardiovascular services,” said Philip Guarneschelli, president, UPMC Pinnacle. “This is a dynamic opportunity as we continue to expand heart and vascular services in the York and Hanover areas.”


To schedule an appointment in Hanover, please call 717-637-1738. To schedule an appointment at the outpatient services building on the UPMC Memorial campus, please call 717-849-5576.


About UPMC

A $21 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates more than 90,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 700 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.8 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.2 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid $587 million in federal, state and local taxes. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialization arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside on its annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals and ranks UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on its Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. For more information, go to UPMC.com




Kelly McCall

Public Relations