NHRMC Physician Group - Cape Fear Heart Associates Welcomes John J. Rommel, MD

August 23, 2016
John Rommel MDWILMINGTON, NC – NHRMC Physician Group is pleased to welcome John J. Rommel, MD, to the Cape Fear Heart Associates practice.

Dr. Rommel is a cardiologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic congestive heart failure through medication, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation.

Dr. Rommel will lead the expansion of the Congestive Heart Failure Program at NHRMC. As the program adds subspecialties, more heart patients will be able to receive more of their treatment locally.

“This is an opportunity to provide more specialized care for the patients who trust us for their medical needs,” Dr. Rommel said. “Our patients deserve to receive excellent care, and we’re honored to be able to provide it here in their own community.”

Dr. Rommel earned his undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Brown University in Providence, RI, and his medical degree from the Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School. After a residency in internal medicine at University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, he completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology at UNC Hospitals. Dr. Rommel is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Rommel to our team,” said James R. Harper Jr., MD, FACC, cardiologist with NHRMC Physician Group-Cape Fear Heart Associates. “His extensive training is a perfect complement to our team of specialists and we look forward to his leadership as we build our Congestive Heart Failure Program.”

With locations in Wilmington, Bolivia, Whiteville and Jacksonville, NHRMC Physician Group -Cape Fear Heart Associates offers a full range of cardiac services from preventative health maintenance to cutting edge diagnostic and treatment services. Dr. Rommel is welcoming new patients at the Wilmington office, 1415 Physicians Drive.

For more information about NHRMC Physician Group - Cape Fear Heart Associates, visit www.capefearheartassociates.com or call 910.662.9500.