Lee's Summit Medical Center
August 17, 2010

Midwest Physicians, part of HCA Midwest Health System, is pleased to announce the addition of cardiologist, Patrick Santiago, MD, FACC, FACP, FASNC, to the Midwest Heart Associates practice and Lee’s Summit Medical Center medical staff. Dr. Santiago is a board-certified nonUinvasive cardiologist with expertise in echocardiograms, nuclear imaging, cardioversion and more.

The physicians of Midwest Heart Associates deliver comprehensive cardiology diagnostic and treatment services to adult patients at HCA Midwest Health System hospitals including Cass Regional Medical Center, Research Belton Hospital and Research Medical Center as well as Lee’s Summit Medical Center.

Dr. Santiago has a strong research, lecturing and academic background in addition to his extensive clinical patient experience. He has served in numerous cardiologyUrelated leadership and committee positions at area hospitals, and is a former associate professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Santiago is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He is also a member of the Kansas Chapter American College of Cardiology. Dr. Santiago trained at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico, and continued his studies at New York Medical College. He completed an internship and internal medicine residency at Saint Raphael Hospital, a Yale Medical School affiliate. He completed his cardiology fellowship at the UMKC, Truman Medical Center/Saint Luke’s Hospital. Dr. Santiago is fluent in Spanish and French.

The physicians of Midwest Heart Associates have a high level of expertise in treating diseases of the heart. Midwest Heart Associates accepts all major insurance plans and is now accepting new patients in all four locations. Information is available by calling (816) 282-5060 or visiting MidwestHeartAssociates.com.