Northeast Medical Group Welcomes Cardiologists to Greenwich Hospital

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Greenwich, CT – This month, two leading cardiologists with extensive fellowship training – Eric M. Bader, MD and Sasanka Jayasuriya, MD – have joined the medical staff at Northeast Medical Group seeing patients at Greenwich Hospital.

Dr. Bader is a fellowship-trained cardiologist with board certifications in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. Prior to joining Greenwich Hospital, Dr. Bader earned a fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and a cardiology fellowship at Mt. Sinai St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. He was chief resident of internal medicine at Albert Einstein's Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y. Dr. Bader's many published works includes the chapter "The EKG in Evaluation of Pericardial Disease" in Management of Pericardial Disease. He is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Jayasuriya is a fellowship-trained physician with board certifications in interventional cardiology, physician’s vascular interpretation, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and internal medicine. She has fellowships in peripheral vascular intervention and cardiovascular medicine from Yale University and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Arizona. She is an assistant professor of medicine at Yale University. Prior to joining Greenwich Hospital, Dr. Jayasuriya was a cardiologist at the University of Arizona Medical Center. She is a graduate of the University of Ruhuna Medical School in Sri Lanka and trained at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in New Zealand. Her published work includes serving as an editor for “Questions, Tricks and Tips” for the Echocardiography Boards.

“We are delighted to have Drs. Bader and Jayasuriya join our team of experienced cardiologists who are dedicated to bringing the highest level of cardiac care to the community,” said Norman G. Roth, president of Greenwich Hospital. “The addition of these physicians increases the breadth of services we can provide our patients.”

Greenwich Hospital offers a comprehensive range of specialized cardiac services, including programs in screening, prevention, emergency care, treatment and rehabilitation.

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.