LAS VEGAS – Several health care providers with Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, were recently recognized during the 69th Annual Convocation of the American College of Cardiology (held online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic).
Dr. Yasmin Siddiqui is a newly designated Fellow of the American College of Cardiology; Kelli Biggans, PA-C and Teresa Praus, APRN are both newly designated Associates of the American College of Cardiology. The American College of Cardiology is a major organization that provides practice guidelines and reports on new findings in the cardiology field.
About Southwest Medical Associates
Southwest Medical, part of OptumCareTM, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical group with 370 local health care providers through Southwest Medical and OptumCare Specialty and Primary Care, including seven convenient care centers, six urgent care centers, two outpatient surgery centers and two community centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 800 providers throughout southern Nevada.
Our full spectrum of health care services includes Southwest Medical Associates Hospice, improving the quality of life for people experiencing a terminal illness. We bring care and comfort home to our patients through Home Health Services, Home Care Plus and Total Home Care and Palliative Care, part of the continuum of care for all stages of a person’s life. For more than four decades we have provided this experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout Southern Nevada. From our 24-hour urgent care center to industry-leading technology such as convenient e-visits and online options like the NowClinic® telemedicine platform, Southwest Medical’s goal is to bring patients the health care they want, the way they want it.
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