Interventional cardiologist Kevin Crowe, MD, has joined the medical staff at Ozarks Medical Center Heart Care Services.
Interventional cardiologists specialize in non-surgical, minimally invasive procedures for treating heart disease.
"I am looking forward to joining the staff at OMC because I feel I can have an impact in a community with a significant need for these services," Crowe said.
"With 20 years of cardiology experience, Dr. Crowe will be a great addition to OMC's cardiology team and provide expert heart care to the region," said OMC President and CEO David Zechman.
Crowe is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology.
Crowe received his bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Tex., a master's degree in microbiology from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in San Antonio, and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.
completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology from the University of California
, Davis Medical Center
in Sacramento, Calif.
also completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology from Iowa Heart Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
"Interventional cardiology allows us to help people quickly when they are the most ill and in the greatest danger of dying from an acute cardiac event," Crowe
"Time from presentation to treatment is critical in saving lives and preserving quality of life for patients.
For the past 15 years, Crowe
has practiced at the Iowa Heart Center in Ames, Iowa.
Prior to this he was in private practice in Carmichael, Calif. Crowe is a member of the American Heart Association, the American Medical Association, the Iowa Medical Society, the Pottawattamie County Medical Society and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
spare time, Crowe
enjoys sports, motorcycles, outdoor activities and travel.