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Dr. Mady Named Medical Director of Vascular Services Program at Hoag

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Introduces Peripheral Arterial Disease Walking Program

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (November 12, 2014) – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is thrilled to welcome Dr. Ehab N. Mady as medical director for the Vascular Services Program of the Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute. An accomplished physician who specializes in vascular medicine, Dr. Mady’s training and expertise are in the non-invasive vascular laboratory and medical management of vascular disease.

As medical director for the Vascular Services Program, he has introduced and helped launch the Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Supervised Walking Exercise Program. The only hospital with a comprehensive program in Orange County, Hoag offers medical therapies, surgical interventions and in addition the new supervised exercise walking program that helps to reduce cardiovascular events, improve quality of life and reduce limb loss from PAD. Monitored by a trained registered nurse and an exercise physiologist, patients going through the PAD Supervised Walking Program undergo medical assessments during each of their one-hour visits, three days per week. Their progress is meticulously monitored over six months.

"We are honored to have Dr. Mady lead the Vascular Services Program. His experience in internal and vascular medicine brings innovation to our state-of-the-art cardiac care facilities,” says Tom Lonergan, executive operations director of the Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute. "The PAD Walking Program is just one example of the services Dr. Mady is developing to improve each patient’s overall quality of life.”

Dr. Mady’s CV includes:

• Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

• Diplomate, American Board of Vascular Medicine

• Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

• Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Vascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio

• Register Physician in Vascular Interpretation by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Understanding the need in the community, Hoag began the development of the Vascular Services Program to provide superior, comprehensive care right here in Orange County. One of the first steps of the program is the launch of the PAD Walking Program. The Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute is one of the preeminent cardiovascular centers on the West Coast and is well respected for delivering the highest level of quality cardiac care. The Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute is a recognized leader in cardiovascular medicine offering the most advanced and pioneering surgical techniques including minimally invasive heart surgery, intraoperative ablation for treatment of arrhythmia, beating heart surgery, and heart bypass.

For more information about the Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute, please call (949)764-5550 or visit www.hoag.org/JCHVI.


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 24,000 inpatients and 362,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals, six health centers, and six urgent care centers. Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which has served Orange County since 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010, are designated Magnet hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute. In 2013, Hoag entered into an alliance with St. Joseph Health to further expand health care services in the Orange County community, known as St. Joseph Hoag Health. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report Metro Edition. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County’s most preferred hospital for the past 18 consecutive years and, for an unprecedented 19 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.