Cardiologists at Saint Francis Healthcare
Wilmington Cardiology Services
Our cardiologists use advanced equipment to perform a range of minimally
invasive treatments. SFH has partnered with skilled cardiologists Dr.
Yolanda Hendley and Dr. Swarna Bheemreddy, and renowned electrophysiologist
Dr. Joseph Pennington III, for heart and vascular care for our patients.
All three physicians are board certified and highly experienced in a panoply
of cardiac treatments and procedures.
Dr. Yolanda Hendley
Dr. Hendley completed her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins
in Baltimore, her cardiology fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta,
and her interventional fellowship at George Washington University in Washington,
DC. She brings a strong clinical background and specializes in radial
catheterization. She joined with us shortly after finishing her fellowship
and performs both coronary and peripheral vascular interventions.
Dr. Hendley’s board certifications:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Registered physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)
- Nuclear Cardiology
- Interventional Cardiology
Dr. Swarna Bheemreddy
Dr. Bheemreddy completed her internal medicine residency at New York Hospital
Medical Center of Queens, her fellowships in cardiovascular disease at
Christiana Care Health System-Thomas Jeferson/Newark (Delaware) and Yale-New
Haven Medical Center (Connecticut), and her endocrinology fellowship at
Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Bheemreddy speaks
three languages in addition to English: Hindi, Russian and Telugu. She
brings a strong clinical background and has over 24 years of experience.
Dr. Swarna Bheemreddy's board certifications:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Internal Medicine
Dr. Joseph Pennington, III
Dr. Pennington received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College
in Philadelphia. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the
Medical Center of Delaware in Newark. Dr. Pennington completed a fellowship
in cardiovascular disease at the Philadelphia Heart Center at Presbyterian
Hospital in Philadelphia, and a second fellowship in Electrophysiology
at MCP/Hahnemann University Hospitals. He is a member of the American
College of Cardiology and the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology.
Dr. Pennington's board certifications:
- Clinical cardiac electrophysiology
Partners in Cardiology
At Partners in CardioVascular Health at Saint Francis Healthcare, patients
benefit from investments in state-of-the-art testing that helps guide
evidence-based decision making. Partners in CardioVascular Health is a
compassionate and patient-focused practice. The staff works as a team
to collaborate with the patients, family and other health care providers.
They serve as an integral part of cardiology care in Wilmington and the
Saint Francis Healthcare communities.
Call 302.421.4828 to schedule an appointment with our interventional cardiologists.