Board-certified cardiologist Thomas Grady Jr., has joined the medical staff of Oswego Hospital bringing his more than 14 years of expertise in caring for patients with heart-related issues to Oswego County residents.
An accomplished physician in his specialty and affiliated with St. Joseph’s Cardiology Services, Dr. Grady is providing care to Oswego Hospital patients and has office hours for community members in suite 270 of the Oswego Health Services Center.
“This is an exciting new opportunity for me that offers new challenges,” Dr. Grady Jr., said. “I believe in taking care of the whole patient. Emotional health is as important as heart health. I like to sit down with my patients and spend time learning about them. My goal is to provide the best healthcare possible, which also includes teaching my patients the importance of preventive care, which includes a balanced diet and an exercise program.”
Among the procedures Dr. Grady will provide in Oswego Hospital are transesophageal echocardiograms, which provide a close look at the heart’s valves and chambers, without interference from the ribs or lungs and cardioversions, a treatment for heart rhythms that are abnormal.
Dr. Grady earned his undergraduate degree from the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine.
At Tufts, he was presented several major awards including the Zarren Family Award for Excellence in Clinical Cardiology and the Hewlett Packard Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine.
He also served as president of Alpha Omega Alpha, an honor society for medical students and was the college’s representative to the American Heart Association.
Following medical school, he served in the U.S. Navy where he completed his first internship.
After his honorable discharge, Dr. Grady completed his internship and residency training at Duke University Medical Center.
He fulfilled his fellowship at the prestigious The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
“This was a great experience where I worked alongside cutting-edge technology and individuals who were the best in their fields,” Dr. Grady said.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
In his spare time, Dr. Grady enjoys hiking and gardening as well as coaching his sons’ soccer games.
He is an avid fan of Boston sports teams and an active participant in his church, Immaculate Conception, located in Fayetteville.
Dr. Grady can be reached at his Oswego office by calling 349-5752.
His fax number is 349-5769.