Community Memorial Healthcare Welcomes Electrophysiology Cardiologist Clinic


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MARYSVILLE – Peter Gallagher, MD cardiologist with CHI Health Nebraska Heart, will begin offering a monthly Electrophysiology Clinic for the evaluation and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias at Community Memorial Healthcare, Marysville. The clinic, beginning Friday, September 7, will then be held the fourth Monday of the month.

Patients with palpitations, documented or suspected arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms), cardiomyopathy (weakened heart muscle), syncope (passing out) and/or a family history of sudden cardiac arrest, experience a higher success rate with early electrophysiology intervention. To schedule a referral evaluation, call 402- 328-3688.

The CHI Health Nebraska Heart Electrophysiology Clinic services include cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers and defibrillators, subcutaneous defibrillators, device implantation, including pacemakers, defibrillators and loop recorders, remote device monitoring, Holter and cardiac event monitoring and complex ablation procedures with use of 3-D electro-anatomical mapping.

Dr. Gallagher specializes in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias providing comprehensive
diagnostic and treatment therapies including pulmonary vein isolation, cardiac mapping, cardiac ablation, implantation of pacemakers, internal cardiac defibrillators and bi-ventricular defibrillators.

More about CHI Health Nebraska Heart
Providing medical resources to rural areas plays a vital role in the health and well-being of a community. Therefore, Nebraska Heart recognizes the value in delivering specialized care to communities throughout the region.

Nebraska Heart offers consultative visits as well as diagnostic testing to more than 50 communities throughout Nebraska and Northern Kansas. Diagnostic testing includes cardiac catheterization, echocardiogram, nuclear cardiology, and electrophysiology.

These services are coordinated through the patient’s primary care physician and the community’s hospital outpatient clinic. It’s with these partners, the referring physician and hospital, that Nebraska Heart maintains a team-based approach to patient care.

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Derek Nester
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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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