Two physicians with WellStar Medical Group, Cardiovascular Medicine have been named to leadership roles with prominent cardiac organizations.
WellStar’s chief cardiology officer, Barry Mangel, M.D. (right), has been named president of the American Heart Association's (AHA) Metro Atlanta Division Advisory Board. Additionally, Donald Page, M.D. (left), has been named president of the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC).
Dr. Mangel serves as the American Heart Association's Metro Atlanta Division’s voluntary health leader and official spokesperson on science, medical, health and public policy matters related to the American Heart Association in Metro Atlanta. He has been a member of the AHA Metro Atlanta Advisory Board since 2010 and began his term as Board President on July 1, 2012.
A board-certified, interventional cardiologist with WellStar Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Mangel studied at Boston University, where he completed a six-year Bachelor of Arts/Doctorate of Medicine program with honors. He completed his internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and was a cardiac fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Mass., where he received training in cardiac intervention.
Dr. Mangel is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology. He is a member of the Medical Association of Georgia and the Cobb County Medical Society, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Donald Page, M.D., an invasive cardiologist, was elected president of the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). The presidency is the only office in the ACC that is selected with a general election by members, not by appointment.
The Georgia Chapter of the ACC promotes high standards in the practice of cardiovascular medicine/surgery in the state of Georgia. In addition, the Chapter advises local and state governmental as well as professional organizations and citizens concerning issues related to cardiovascular disease and the practice of cardiovascular medicine/surgery.
Dr. Page attended Emory University School of Medicine where he received his medical degree with honors and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as a cardiology fellowship. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and trained in nuclear cardiology.
Dr. Page is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and chairman of the Cardiac Foundation Board of WellStar Health System. He has served on the WellStar Kennestone Hospital Medical Executive Committee and the WellStar Kennestone Community Healthcare Board. Dr. Page is a member of the American Heart Association, the Medical Association of Georgia, Cobb County Medical Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Society.