Service Excellence

Western Maryland Regional Medical Center is committed to providing high-quality cardiac services including open-heart surgery procedures, invasive cardiology and interventional cardiology. Our Cardiac Services Team is led by the area’s top physicians who provide a combination of the best-in-class care and expert treatment services available throughout Western Maryland and the surrounding counties of West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

As a leading hospital in the region, we are a designated Center of Excellence for BlueCross/BlueShield, United Health Care and have recently received a Service Excellence Gold Award from the American College of Cardiology.

The cardiac team participates in the following national recognized cardiac registries: 

  • American College Of Cardiology National Cardiac Data Registry: (ACC-NCDR)
  • Cath/PCI Registry
  • ACTION- GWTG ( Get With The Guidelines Registry)
  • ICD Registry (Implantable Cardio Device)
  • D2B (Door To Balloon) Quality Initiative for acute heart attack


Staff from the Cardiac Cath team at WMHS.

Staff from the Cardiac Cath team at WMHS.


Dr. Nelson with staff from the Cardiovascular team.

Dr. Nelson with staff from the CVU team.