Dr. Louis Caruso’s reception brought people to the R. B. Wilson Clinic lobby July 12 to meet and greet the newest addition to the medical staff at Baptist Memorial Hospital.

From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a long line of people chatted with him after helping themselves to a lunch of salad, sandwiches, fruit, cookies, and tea.

WELCOME RECEPTION

WELCOME RECEPTION – Cardiologist Dr. Louis Caruso (fourth from left) is welcomed as a new doctor at R.B. Wilson Clinic offices at Baptist Memorial Hospital during a reception Thursday. From left are Joyce Leathers, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon administrator Susan Breeden, Mayor Dale Kelley, Dr. Caruso, and Leo Leathers.

“I am glad to have an office in Huntingdon and serving the people here and the surrounding area with their cardiac issues,” he said.

He will be located in the Physician Office building, Suite L.

Leo and Joyce Leathers of Huntingdon were among those who stopped by to welcome him.

“We’re glad to have him here to deal with heart situations,” said Leo Leathers.

Mayor Dale Kelley also made an appearance at the reception.

“We’re always pleased when more medical services can be offered to our citizens,” said the mayor.

Dr. Caruso was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Fordham University, Magna Cum Laude, and received his MD degree from Albany Medical College. He completed his internal medicine residency at both Albany Medical Center Hospitals and Montefiore Medical Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. He completed his fellowship in cardiology at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York.

Dr. Caruso is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has been in practice since 1996.

He practices consultative cardiology. He performs cardiac catheterizations and interpretations of cardiac diagnostic imaging. He also has interests in venous disease and endovenous radiofrequency ablation of venous reflux disease.

He and his wife Dixie relocated from southern California. He practices primarily in Union City.

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