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February 13, 2019

Sharon Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Cardiothoracic Surgeon Brian P. Priest, MD

Sharon Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome board-certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon Brian P. Priest, MD, to Steward Health Care System. Dr. Priest brings many years of clinical experience and enhances the access to care for patients in the community. 
A skilled and accomplished cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Priest’s clinical interest include aortic root reconstruction, coronary revascularization and mitral valve repairs. By joining Steward Medical Group, Dr. Priest is now affiliated with Sharon Regional Medical Center in Sharon, Pennsylvania and with Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren, Ohio. 

Dr. Priest will serve as the medical director of the Open-Heart program at Sharon Regional. Dr. Priest is accepting new patients at his office in Sharon at: 740 East State Street located on the second floor of Sharon Regional Medical Center. He is also seeing patients at a second location: 1353 E. Market Street, Suite 301 in Warren, Ohio. To schedule an appointment at this location, call (330) 841-9020. 

“The addition of Dr. Priest is a testament to our continued commitment of providing exemplary care to our patients. By having our team of highly skilled cardiothoracic specialists here locally, the community doesn’t have to travel far for world class cardiac care,” stated Joseph Hugar, President and CEO of Sharon Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Priest completed a General Surgery Residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio and an Immunology and Transplant Fellowship at University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American Medical Association and Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery.  

Steward Medical Group is a dynamic and growing physician-led multispecialty practice group that is a key part of Steward Health Care, the largest private hospital operator in the United States. The medical group operates practices in 11 states, with both primary care and specialties ranging from Women’s Health to Advanced Cardiac Surgery.

Dr. Priest’s arrival to the region comes during the observation of Heart Health Awareness Month in February, giving patients more access to heart care. Steward Health Care hospitals, Sharon Regional Medical Center and Trumbull Regional Medical Center, all offer patients cardiac programs of distinction. Sharon Regional is the area’s only designated chest pain center and primary stroke center. For more information on Sharon Regional’s Advanced Cardiac Services, visit www.sharonregionalmedical.org/cardiaccare.