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Shasta Regional Medical Center Names Interventional Cardiologist as Cardiovascular Medical Director

Redding, CA – Shasta Regional Medical Center announced today the appointment of Robert Coronado, M.D., F.A.C.C., as Director of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Medical Center. According to Candace Markwith, Chief Executive Officer of Shasta Regional, Dr. Coronado will begin working in early November, with the hospital and medical staff leadership to help rebuild Shasta Regional Medical Center’s cardiovascular program.

“Dr. Coronado is a superb practitioner with incredible professional knowledge of his specialty,” Markwith said in making the announcement. “He is enthusiastic about working in our team environment and is philosophically aligned with the mission and vision of our new organization. Dr. Coronado will be a wonderful addition to our community and region.”

Hospital Partners of America President and Chief Operating Officer Frederick S. Fink indicated that this announcement is one more step in fulfilling their ongoing commitment to help Shasta Regional Medical Center rebuild its hospital and cardiovascular program.

“We believe that there is tremendous value in the workforce and Medical Staff at the Hospital. We are committed to doing all we can to help them rebuild their scope of services, further enabling them to continue offering advanced care for the people of Redding and the North State,” he said.

For the past five years, Dr. Coronado has been in private practice as an interventional cardiologist at one of the largest private cardiology groups in California - Valley Heart Associates in Modesto, CA. He also serves as the practice’s Director of the Peripheral Vascular Intervention Program.

Dr. Coronado is fellowship trained in many medical specialties, including: Nephrology at the University of Arizona in Tucson; Cardiology at the University of California – Davis Medical Center; Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Intervention at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Lafayette & Houma, LA.

Additionally, Dr. Coronado has attained board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. Following the receipt of his medical degree in 1988, Dr. Coronado completed his post-doctoral training as an internal medicine intern at Mount Sinai Hospital in Detroit, MI, and at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. Dr. Coronado was raised in Marysville, CA and has long wanted to reside in Northern California.

Dr. Coronado (42) is married. His wife, Diane, has a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and currently works at UC Davis Medical Center as the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Coordinator. They have a son, named Robert, who is three-years old. In addition to spending time as a family, the Coronado’s also enjoy boating and attending sporting events. The Coronado’s enjoy and know the area well, as they have been frequent visitors to Redding as Diane’s brother, Dr. Nicholas Romac, a dentist, and his family have lived in Redding for almost 20 years.

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