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Advanced Cardiac Care Close to Home

Don't let a heart condition go unnoticed or undiagnosed. Whether it's a routine check-up or a complex procedure, you want expert care from specialists who know your heart condition inside and out. At the Auburn Heart Institute, we have a comprehensive team who can offer highly advanced, minimally invasive treatments. It's heart care that doesn't only change lives, it saves them.

You don’t have to wait weeks or months for an appointment. Our new cardiology offices, located on the 3rd floor of Auburn Community Hospital, are open and accepting new patients. Call 315-567-0540 to schedule an appointment today.

Meet Our Team

Expert Cardiac Care

From routine check-ups to advanced treatments, our comprehensive services are tailored to meet your unique needs. Discover how are dedicated team of cardiac specialists can help you lead a heart-healthy life.

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Expert Cardiac Care

From routine check-ups to advanced treatments, our comprehensive services are tailored to meet your unique needs. Discover how are dedicated team of cardiac specialists can help you lead a heart-healthy life.

Learn More
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Auburn Heart Institute
17 Lansing Street, 3rd Floor
Auburn, NY, 13021

P: 315-567-0540

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    Meet Our Team

    The Auburn Heart Institute team brings advanced cardiac care to the Finger Lakes Region. With expertise in a variety of fields including Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, there's no longer a need to drive to Syracuse or Rochester for expert heart care.

    Praveena Paruchuri, MD

    Praveena Paruchuri, MD

    Praveena Paruchuri, MD

    Dr. Praveena Paruchuri is a cardiology specialist with 17 years of experience. She comes to Auburn Cardiology from St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, New York. Dr. Paruchuri has also practiced in a number of the largest cardiology departments in New York City hospitals including NYU Long Island Hospital, as the Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

    Dr. Paruchuri attended Saint George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies and completed her residency program at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. Additionally, she completed her General Cardiology Fellowship at Winthrop University. She is board certified in cardiovascular disease, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Internal Medicine.

    Dr. Paruchuri is skilled in assessing conditions ranging from routine to complex adult congenital heart disease and devising treatments in line with the latest research and treatment protocols. Proficient in multi-modality cardiac imaging including structural TEE, cardiac CTs, echocardiograms, and nuclear stress testing. Dr. Paruchuri is known for building excellent rapport with patients and colleagues to facilitate effective clinical care and has a passion for caring for women’s cardiology issues.

    Education: Saint George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

    Fellowship: Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

    Residency: Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

    Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine

    Location: 17 Lansing Street, 3rd Floor, Auburn, NY, 13021

    Praveena Paruchuri, MD
    Mukesh K. Sharma, MD

    Mukesh K. Sharma, MD

    Mukesh K. Sharma, MD

    Dr. Mukesh Sharma an accomplished Cardiologist has rejoined Auburn Community Hospital where he practiced from 2003-2012. Dr. Sharma spent the last seven years in Fayetteville, North Carolina as a cardiologist at the VA Medical Center and was also teaching medical students at Campbell University in North Carolina.

    Dr. Sharma is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Nuclear Cardiology. Sharma did his internship in Internal Medicine at the Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York and his residency at Jamaica Hospital an affiliate of Cornell University. In addition, Dr. Sharma received his Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

    Education: Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York

    Fellowship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York

    Residency: Jamaica Hospital, Queens, New York

    Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Cardiology

    Location: 17 Lansing Street, 3rd Floor, Auburn, NY, 13021

    Mukesh K. Sharma, MD
    Dr. Doria A. Scortichini MD, FACC, Cardiology Specialist

    Dr. Doria A. Scortichini MD, FACC, Cardiology Specialist

    Dr. Doria A. Scortichini MD, FACC, Cardiology Specialist

    Dr. Doria Scortichini is a cardiology specialist with over 40 years of experience in cardiovascular diseases. She is recognized across the Finger Lakes and Greater Rochester region as one of the most respected and accomplished cardiologists.

    Dr. Scortichini graduated from Albany Medical College of Union University and completed her residency and cardiology fellowship at Bronx Municipal Hospital and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Hospital followed by a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the Montreal Heart Institute. Dr. Scortichini is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases.

    Dr. Scortichini is excited to be part of Auburn Heart Institute as it grows into a first-class comprehensive cardiology center.

    Dr. Scortichini is currently accepting new patients.

    Dr. Doria A. Scortichini MD, FACC, Cardiology Specialist
    Dr. Courtney Maxey-Jones, MD, Critical Care Specialist

    Dr. Courtney Maxey-Jones, MD, Critical Care Specialist

    Dr. Courtney Maxey-Jones, MD, Critical Care Specialist

    Dr. Courtney Maxey-Jones, MD is a critical care specialist and Auburn Heart Institute medical consultant assisting with the establishment of the Cardiac Advanced Care Unit (CACU).

    Dr. Maxey-Jones, a practicing cardiac anesthesiologist and intensivist, will focus on developing the Cardiac Advanced Care Unit (CACU) according to national standards and practice guidelines. She will also prepare for the establishment of the interventional cardiology program and a cardiac surgical program to meet the needs of future patients.

    Dr. Maxey-Jones studied at New York University School of Medicine and completed her Residency Program in Anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital and attained a Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Maxey-Jones is board certified in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.

    Dr. Maxey-Jones has been practicing at a number of Central New York hospitals including Wilson Hospital as a consultant for their Cardiovascular Service Line, Oswego Hospital, American Anesthesiology of Syracuse working as a Cardiac Anesthesiologist and Intensivist, and St. Joseph’s Health as the Medical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support / ECMO.

    She is a member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Extracorporeal Life Support Organization,
    New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, The Society of Critical Care Medicine, The Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists, The American Society of Anesthesiologists, and The American Medical Association.

    Dr. Courtney Maxey-Jones, MD, Critical Care Specialist

    The Auburn Heart Institute Team

    Pictured left to right: Emily Wilson, Nurse Practitioner; Praveena Paruchuri, MD, FACC; Mukesh Sharma, MD; Brenda Somes, RN Practice Manager

    The Auburn Heart Institute Team
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    Auburn Heart Institute
    17 Lansing Street, 3rd Floor
    Auburn, NY, 13021

    P: 315-567-0540

    Request an Appointment

      Our Cardiac Care

      At Auburn Heart Institute, our mission is to provide exceptional cardiac care that is convenient and accessible to our community. We understand that timely treatment is crucial when it comes to heart care, and that's why we're dedicated to offering comprehensive services close to home.

      As part of our commitment to expanding our services, we are proud to announce the development of a dedicated area within the hospital's 3rd floor that will cater to all your cardiac needs. This new facility houses state-of-the-art equipment and a team of highly skilled specialists and surgeons who are passionate about providing quality care.

      Contact us today at 315-567-0540 to schedule an appointment and experience the exceptional care we provide for our community's heart health.

      Cardiovascular Lab Services

      Cardiovascular Lab Services

      Our Cardiovascular Laboratory is equipped to perform a variety of diagnostic procedures for patients with known or suspected cardiac disorders. From cardiac studies and echocardiography to stress echocardiography and electrocardiography, our skilled team of board-certified cardiologists, echocardiographers, and registered nurses work together to deliver accurate diagnoses and valuable insights for treatment planning.

      Advanced Diagnostic Capabilities

      Advanced Diagnostic Capabilities

      We utilize advanced technologies to obtain critical diagnostic information for precise and efficient care. Our facility is equipped with ultrasound imaging for detailed visualization of the heart and related vascular structures. We commonly use electronic processing of electrical impulses from the heart and brain through EEG and EKG, which provides valuable data for diagnosing cardiac conditions. We also have the capabilities to perform nuclear stress tests using nuclear isotopes to help evaluate the effects of a heart attack and other cardiac conditions.

      Our Commitment to Patient Comfort and Understanding

      We prioritize patient comfort and understanding throughout your process and understand that cardiac care is something that is very personal. Our team is here to guide and support you, answering any questions you may have and ensuring you feel at ease.

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      Auburn Heart Institute
      17 Lansing Street, 3rd Floor
      Auburn, NY, 13021

      P: 315-567-0540

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        17 Lansing Street, 3rd Floor
        Auburn, NY, 13021

        P: 315-567-0540

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          Patient Resources

          The following links will take you to patient resources on the main Auburn Community Hospital website.

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          Auburn Heart Institute
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          P: 315-567-0540

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            17 Lansing Street, 3rd Floor
            Auburn, NY, 13021

            P: 315-567-0540

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                Contact Us

                Our team at Auburn Heart Institute is dedicated to providing exceptional cardiac care. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment and take the first step towards a healthier heart.

                We are currently accepting new patients and look forward to serving you 315-567-0540

                Our new cardiology offices are conveniently located on the third floor of Auburn Community Hospital. Free parking is available in the hospital parking garage, just ask reception for your parking pass once you arrive.

                Hours of Operation:

                Monday through Friday

                7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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                Auburn Heart Institute
                17 Lansing Street, 3rd Floor
                Auburn, NY, 13021

                P: 315-567-0540

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