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Hours
Monday: 8am – 5pm
Tuesday: 8am – 5pm
Wednesday: 8am – 5pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Your team
Sarah Podolski, PA-C
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Cardiology

Shannon L Richardson, PA
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Cardiology

Julie Sack, NP
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Cardiology

David A Rosenbaum, MD
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Cardiology

Russell Linsky, MD
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Cardiology

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Expert heart and vascular care in southern Colorado

Our expert team provides quality, compassionate and accessible heart and vascular care to patients in southern Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. Renowned for advanced care, we manage everything from general cardiology needs to providing the region’s leading care in several subspecialty areas. No matter what type of care you need, you will benefit from our personalized, multidisciplinary approach to treatment.

Outreach locations

We have outreach clinic locations in Baca, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, and Prowers counties. Please call 719.364.6550 for more information.

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Specialties

Cardiac surgery (offered at Memorial Hospital Central)

Our cardiac surgery specialists deliver world-class care to patients who need highly skilled, cutting-edge surgical treatment. Expert surgeons team with well-trained cardiac professionals to care for you before, during and after surgery.

Electrophysiology

A comprehensive program managing cardiac arrhythmias with treatment options ranging from medication to atrial and ventricular ablation to pacemaker and defibrillator implantation (ICD) and the WATCHMANdevice.

Our cardiac electrophysiology team conducts a clinic at UCHealth Memorial Hospital North one day a month, offering treatments and ongoing care for pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD). For more information, call 719.364.6550.

Heart attack care

When you are in advanced heart failure, you want the best care fast. The UCHealth team treats coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, STEMI (myocardial), heart attack, chest pain and acute coronary disease. We offer interventional treatment (stents), medical management, angioplasty and surgical intervention. Our response and treatment of heart attack is significantly faster than national guidelines suggest—we get you in and into lifesaving care faster.                                         

Structural heart (offered at Memorial Hospital Central)

The largest volumes in the region for advanced interventional valve treatments for heart valve disease, with outcomes better than the national averages. Therapies include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), WATCHMAN™, PFO/AS and MitraClip mitral valve repair.

Vein and vascular surgery

At the UCHealth Vein and Vascular Surgery Center at Memorial Hospital North, we evaluate and treat all conditions affecting the vascular system (arteries and veins). We are the leading Colorado Springs vein center with a team of vascular surgeons who are highly-specialized and board-certified to specifically treat vascular disease and disorders.

Support services

Cardiac rehabilitation

After a heart event—such as a heart attack, heart surgery or angioplasty—you need to rebuild the strength of that muscle and improve your cardiovascular health. At UCHealth, our rehabilitation program is in three phases: inpatient, outpatient and maintenance. The third phase is open to the public and allows you to work out with others who are going through rehab.

Heart failure university

If you’re living with heart failure, this free education series is for you. We offer valuable information to you, your family or your caregiver. Classes are offered the second Tuesday of each month at UCHealth Memorial Central. For more information, call 719.635.7172, ext. 1138.

Anticoagulation clinic

If you’re on anticoagulants and currently seeing a UCHealth provider, this clinic can help you manage your medications. Visit UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central Mondays through Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., or UCHealth Memorial Hospital North on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 Scheduling

My Health Connection: your online patient portal.  We encourage all of our patients to sign up for My Health Connection. This is your personal patient portal to request prescription refills, to view your medical records or test results and to contact our office.

Please call our office to schedule your appointment.

Please provide all the following information at your scheduled appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • Insurance card
  • Referral (if needed)

To allow enough time to complete your check-in process, please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment.

We require 24-hour advance notice if you cannot make it to your scheduled appointment. If you have young children who will be accompanying you to your appointment, please try to bring another adult with you to sit with the children during your time.

Questions? Give us a call!

Insurance 

Our office participates with many different insurance companies. Because insurance plans, policies and laws often change, please contact your insurance company to see if we are a contracted provider. >> Find insurance and billing information.

Please notify us if you have an insurance plan change, coverage change or insurance loss so we can properly bill your claims in a timely manner.

Questions about your bill 

For more information or questions about your bill, please visit the UCHealth bill pay site.

Awards and recognition

 ACC Chest Pain Center With Primary PCI and Resuscitation Accreditation

The American College of Cardiology has recognized UCHealth Memorial Hospital for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain.

UCHealth Memorial Hospital was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI and Resuscitation based on a rigorous on-site evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.

Hospitals that have earned ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation Accreditation have proven exceptional competency in treating patients with heart attack symptoms and have primary PCI available 24/7 every day of the year.

Research

At UCHealth, we conduct a wide range of cardiac research studies into conditions such as coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure and more. Our patients have access to innovative therapies that aren’t already widely available, and they have more frequent evaluations in addition to their traditional appointments. Eligible patients have several options for participation in a safe, well-monitored environment.

Community resources

We have dedicated community resources for the following areas:

Afib/electrophysiology program coordinator: 719.365.6658

Chest pain program coordinator: 719.365.2296

Heart failure program coordinator: 719.365.8106

Heart and vascular health information

UCHealth offers an extensive heart and vascular care library, including information on tests and procedures, conditions and diseases.

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