ATLANTA, Ga. (November 16, 2010)—Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians welcomes cardiologist Barry Silverman, M.D., and thoracic surgeon Anoush Jidarian, M.D., to its medical team at 275 Collier Road, Atlanta, Ga.
“We are pleased to welcome Doctors Silverman and Jidarian to Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians,” said Charles L. Brown III, M.D., chief medical officer for Piedmont Heart Institute. “The addition of these fine clinicians to our collection of world-class cardiovascular specialists exemplifies our continued commitment to enhance our services while offering the highest standards in cardiovascular care for the benefit of the patients and communities we serve.”
Dr. Jidarian is a graduate of UMDNJ – The New Jersey Medical School in Newark, N.J., where she completed her surgical internship and residency, serving as administrative chief resident. She completed an additional residency in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburg, Penn., as well as her fellowship in minimally invasive thoracic surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. She is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery.
A graduate of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Silverman completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. He completed his fellowship at John Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Dr. Silverman was the director of Physician Education at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. for 30 years, and has been a member of the Emory University Department of Medicine clinical faculty for 37 years. He is board certified in cardiology and internal medicine.
Dr. Silverman’s brother, the late Mark E. Silverman, M.D., was a cardiologist at Piedmont for over 30 years, also serving as chief of cardiology, until his untimely passing in November 2008.
“We are honored to help continue his legacy as Dr. Silverman joins the Piedmont family,” said Dr. Brown.
Piedmont Heart Institute is a cardiovascular care program headquartered at Piedmont Hospital, which was the recipient of a 2011 HealthGrades® award for Best in Atlanta for Overall Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery and Coronary Intervention.
For more information and to take a free, online heart risk assessment, visit piedmontheart.org.