CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Adds New Chief of Cardiology to Lead Cardiovascular Services in Longview
May 25, 2021
Longview, TX – Longview’s first Cardiovascular Center of Excellence will have new leader when it opens its doors with the addition of distinguished physician John Christopher McClish, M.D., Chief of Cardiology, to CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic - Longview.
“When CHRISTUS Good Shepherd and CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic open the doors to Longview’s first Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, we will be proud to offer this community high-quality, award-winning cardiac care.” said Brandy Moore, Vice President of Operations, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic. “We are excited to have Dr. McClish leading our team of outstanding physicians, nurses and Associates as we care for our patients.”
Dr. McClish joins CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic with more than 17 years of experience, specializing in diagnosing and treating diseases of the heart and blood vessels like coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure. As an interventional cardiologist, Dr. McClish and his team treat patients utilizing nonsurgical procedures such as cardiac catheterization and peripheral intervention, as well as multiple imaging modalities such as echocardiography, nuclear scanning, and CT angiography. Dr. McClish will oversee CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Cardiology at the new state-of-the-art, 21,500-square-foot, $8.5 million Cardiovascular Center of Excellence on the CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center - Longview campus.
Dr. McClish received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas in Austin before earning his medical doctorate at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed his internship, residency and a fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville before finishing an additional fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.
“I enjoy inpatient and outpatient cardiology – taking care of patients in the hospital, cardiac cath lab, as well as clinic” said Dr. McClish. “It is an exciting time in cardiovascular medicine and I’m proud to be a part of this team at Christus Trinity Clinic.”