The region’s only specialist in advanced heart failure has joined WVU Heart and Vascular Institute at Wheeling Hospital.
Steven Sorci, D.O., is on the team led by George Sokos, D.O., director of the Advanced Heart Failure Program at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute in Morgantown. Dr. Sokos also leads the program’s heart transplant team.
“We are extremely fortunate and excited to welcome Dr. Sorci to our Advanced Heart Failure team,” Sokos said. “Dr. Sorci will enable the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute to provide the highest level of care on a daily basis to the Wheeling community.”
Sorci treats advanced heart failure cases and assesses patients for possible transplants at all of WVU Medicine’s hospitals in the region, including Wheeling, Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Wetzel County Hospital, Harrison Community Hospital, and Barnesville Hospital.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Sorci to the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute at Wheeling Hospital,” Douglass Harrison, CEO of WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital, said, “Over the past two years, we have completely transformed our Heart and Vascular program at Wheeling Hospital and continue to add high quality, specialty physicians to serve our patients and offer the most advanced care in the region.”
Sorci received his undergraduate degree from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Northside Hospital and Tampa Bay Heart Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he served as chief cardiovascular medicine fellow. He also completed a fellowship in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Sorci is located in Tower 1, Suite 101 at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute at Wheeling Hospital. To schedule an appointment, call 304-243-8362.
For more information on Wheeling Hospital, visit WVUMedicine.org/Wheeling. For more information on the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, visit WVUMedicine.org/Heart.