Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dr. Kolandaivelu Ramaswamy joins Regional Surgical Specialists

Regional Surgical Specialists (RSS), an affiliate of Mission Health, is pleased to announce the addition of Kolandaivelu Ramaswamy, MD.  Dr. Ramaswamy will be providing acute care surgical services at Mission Hospital and follow-up visits at Regional Surgical Specialists. 

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Ramaswamy to the team of exceptional surgeons at Regional Surgical Specialists,” said Trent Ibbotson, Mission Health Vice President of Surgical Services.  “His leadership, expertise and experience will be valuable assets to Mission Health and the people of western North Carolina.” 

Dr. Ramaswamy is a board-certified surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.   He earned his medical degree from Madras Medical College in Tamil Nadu, India and completed his residency in general surgery at the Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.  Dr. Ramaswamy was in private practice in Northern Michigan for 28 years before his move to Jacksonville, North Carolina where he last served as an acute care surgeon at Onslow Memorial Hospital.

“I am privileged to be joining the excellent providers and physicians at Regional Surgical Specialists,” said Dr. Ramaswamy.  “One of the things I enjoy most about being a surgeon is working with my patients to develop a plan of care for their illness.”
Regional Surgical Specialists, founded in 1981, is dedicated to providing the best possible patient care to the people of western North Carolina. Dr. Ramaswamy joins the following board-certified surgeons:  Paul M. Ahearne, MD; Colin P. Bird, MD; William A. Bradshaw, MD; Pierre D. DeMatos, MD; Christopher A. Edwards, MD; Theodore H. Humble, MD; Katayun Irani, MD; and Peeter A. Soosaar, MD. 

Regional Surgical Specialists is located at 14 Medical Park Drive in Asheville. 

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