Three new doctors have joined Bradenton Cardiology. From left, Brian W. Holyk, DO; Ganesh Athappan, MD; and David C. Buck, DO.
Manatee Heart and Vascular Center is now home to three new cardiac specialists from Bradenton Cardiology Center, whose priority is to provide advanced care for your heart. All three physicians look forward to building relationships with the community and to providing quality cardiac care.
Ganesh Athappan, MD
Dr. Athappan is a board-certified interventional cardiologist who specializes in structural heart disease. He treats complex coronary artery disease and also performs procedures involving stenting and angioplasty; Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR); MitraClip®; Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR); Watchman™; and CardioMEMS™. Dr. Athappan received his medical degree from Madurai Medical College, Madurai, India. He completed his residency at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and his fellowship at Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Athappan speaks English, Tamil, and Hindi.
David C. Buck, DO
Dr. Buck is board certified and specializes in cardiovascular disease and imaging studies in the structural heart program. He received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed his residency in general surgery and internal medicine at Morristown Medical Center and his fellowship at Deborah Heart and Lung Center. He met Brian Holyk, DO, during this fellowship and they trained together for three years. Dr. Buck and his wife have family in the area, so they decided to relocate. He has been an Army Reservist since 2009. He encouraged Dr. Holyk to join him in the practice.
Brian W. Holyk, DO
Dr. Holyk is board certified and specializes in cardiovascular disease and structural heart imaging. He received his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he also completed his residency. He completed his fellowship at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, where he met and became friends with Dr. Buck. After hearing great things about Bradenton and wanting to continue working with Dr. Buck, he and his wife moved to the area so he could join the practice. They look forward to starting a family and becoming vested members of the community.
To make an appointment with one of these cardiologists at the Bradenton or Lakewood Ranch office, call 941-748-2277. For more information, visit Manatee Heart and Vascular Center.