Lawrenceburg Campus Welcomes New Cardiologist

May 25, 2016

Hospital Welcomes New Cardiologist

Lawrenceburg, TN…Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg (STRHS Lawrenceburg) announces the addition of cardiologist, Dr. Daniel J. Skarzynski to the medical staff.  Dr. Skarzynski is opening Southern Tennessee Heart in Lawrenceburg the first of March and will be seeing patients Monday through Friday.

“We are extremely excited to welcome a specialist of Dr. Skarzynski’s impeccable reputation to our healthcare team,” said Jeff Noblin, STRHS Lawrenceburg CEO.  “This addition of a full time cardiologist benefits the greater Lawrence County area through expanded local services and decreased travel time for patients. This will also allow us to increase cardiovascular coverage in our community. Patients can expect increased cardiology support for them in the emergency department and if they are hospitalized.  His office will be open Monday through Friday. “

Dr. Skarzynski earned his undergrad degree from Yale University in Connecticut. He received his medical degree from Feinberg School

 of Medicine, Northwestern University in Chicago and completed his residency in internal medicine there as well. He was awarded Fellowships in Cardiovasular Disease and Invasive and Interventional Cardiology at Northwestern.  Dr. Skarzynski is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease.

With more than thirty years of experience of treating heart disease, such as congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart rhythm disorders and heart failure, Dr. Skarzynski has had clinical appointments as a clinical and interventional cardiologist at the Elmhurst Clinic in Elmhurst, Illinois and with the South Central Heart Group in Columbia. He most recently was an assistant professor and interventional cardiologist with Vanderbilt Heart in Columbia.

Southern Tennessee Heart is located at 1611 S. Locust Ave., Suite 200B in Lawrenceburg.  For additional information about Dr. Skarzynski or to make an appointment at Southern Tennessee Heart, call 931-766-3684.