ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute (AHVI) was honored to receive the American College of Cardiology’s PINNACLE Registry Platinum Practice Center of Excellence Award in 2015. AHVI is one of only 36 practices nationwide and the only institution in Alaska to receive the honor.
In the News
AHVI’s Dr. Stanley Watkins was featured in KTUU’s 2 Your Health segment in February 2016. Dr. Watkins describes the minimally-invasive method used to treat aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve that can be life-threatening if left untreated.
AHVI CEO and 2016 Go Red for Women Chair Keli Hite McGee joined the KTUU Morning Edition during Heart Month alongside survivor Jamiee Higgins to discuss the importance of heart health in women.
AHVI was proud to welcome Dr. Jonathan R. McDonagh to our team of cardiovascular specialists in October 2015. Dr. McDonagh comes to AHVI after completing two fellowships at the University of Michigan Medical Center. The announcement of his hire was included in the January issue of Alaska Business Monthly as well as posted online.