Real World Experience
For clinical training, ATI utilizes facilities located in six affiliate hospitals, four cardiology centers for follow-ups and also has cooperation with other institutions. These facilities provide access to classrooms, libraries, surgery suites, follow-up laboratories, EP laboratories and other related areas for the Cardiac Device Technology program. This provides the opportunity for students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment.
Anderson, South Carolina
AnMed Health is a 461-bed facility whose mission is to “passionately blend the art of caring with the science of medicine to optimize the health of our patients, staff and community.” AnMed has been recognized for delivering higher quality care and has been name a top performer in the CMS/Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration. AnMed Health’s Electrophysiology Lab provides the community of Anderson with some of the latest advances in technology, treating more than 150 patients annually in their EP lab.
Greenville Hospital System
Greenville, South Carolina
The Greenville Hospital System is the largest non-profit hospital system in the state with 1,110 beds and five campuses. It is a recognized teaching and research hospital, committed to medical excellence. ATI students observe cases at the Greenville Memorial Hospital Campus, a 710-bed facility. Greenville Memorial Hospital was ranked among the nation’s top 50 hospitals by U.S.News, 2010-2011. They received this recognition for the second consecutive year in Heart and Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology, and Diabetes and Endocrinology.
Mission Health System
Asheville, North Carolina
Located in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, this facility serves Asheville and its surrounding communities. Mission Health System takes pride in providing excellent patient care and has received recognition and many awards for doing just that. In 2010, the Heart Services at Mission Hospital was awarded the Gold Performance Achievement Award.
Self Regional Healthcare
Greenwood, South Carolina
Self Regional provides advanced healthcare services to more than a quarter of a million people. Self Regional has been recognized for their expertise in delivering quality healthcare and is the recipient of the “Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care.”
Greenville, South Carolina
St. Francis Downtown includes a 245-bed hospital and the St. Francis Outpatient Center. This location offers: Emergency Room, Heart Care, Heart Surgery, Inpatient Cancer Services, Bone Marrow Transplantation Center, Orthopedic Surgery, Osteoporotic Fracture Program, Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Radiology and Imaging Services, Sleep Center, Outpatient Surgery, Laboratory Services, and more.
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is a Magnet hospital, recognized for providing nursing excellence. This teaching and research hospital is equipped with 588 beds. The mission of SRHS is to deliver quality care for life, serving more than 100,000 patients annually.
Device Follow-Up Clinics
Advanced Cardiology Associates – Greenwood, South Carolina
AnMed Health Arrhythmia Specialists – Anderson, South Carolina
Arrhythmia Consultants, P.A. – Greenville, South Carolina
Cardiology Consultants – Boiling Springs, South Carolina
Carolina Cardiology – Anderson, South Carolina
Electrophysiologist Overseeing Clinical Sites
Jeff M. Berry, MD
Andrew J. Brenyo, MD
Rick A. Henderson, MD
Joseph A. Manfredi, MD
Peter C. Netzler, MD
John Rhyner, MD
David J. Rodak, MD, FACC
Donald S. Rubenstein, MD, PhD, FACC
Matthew T. Smelley, MD
Joseph J. Souza, MD, FACC
Rollo P. Villareal, MD, FACC
Lawrence T. Weston, MD, FACC