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Cardiac electrophysiologist joins SSM Heart Institute

Ayo M. Bamimore, MD, a cardiac electrophysiologist, joins SSM Heart Institute on Sept. 3. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms. He performs both catheter-based interventional and device-based surgical procedures to treat cardiac arrhythmia, including ablation of atrial fibrillation and other complex cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac resynchronization therapy and implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators.

Dr. Bamimore attended medical school at Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife in Osun State, Nigeria. He completed a residency in internal medicine as well as cardiac and electrophysiology fellowship training at The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He continued his training with a fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Bamimore is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology, adult echocardiography and internal medicine. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society.

He has joined the staffs of SSM St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles, SSM DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton and SSM St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis. His office locations are 1551 Wall Street, Suite 330 in St. Charles; and 12266 DePaul Drive, Suite 205 in Bridgeton, on the campus of DePaul Health Center. His office may be reached at 636-669-2220.

Dr. Bamimore is able to follow many of his patients with implantable devices remotely. Information from the devices is downloaded from the patient’s home to Dr. Bamimore’s office for evaluation. In many cases, this may result in adjustments to treatment prior to the next scheduled office visit, possibly reducing unnecessary hospital admissions.
Dr. Bamimore offers his patients MyChart – convenient, secure online access to their personal health record 24/7.

About SSM Heart Institute
SSM Heart Institute is the region’s most experienced provider of comprehensive heart care. An expert team of skilled cardiologists, electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons provides the most advanced treatments, leading-edge techniques and unparalleled experience for the best clinical outcomes. Combined with expert nursing and technical staff, this team offers a full range of services to prevent, diagnose and treat heart disease. SSM Heart Institute services are available at five locations across the St. Louis area: DePaul Health Center, St. Clare Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Joseph Hospital West and St. Mary’s Health Center. For more information, visit www.ssmhealth.com/heart

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