Central Carolina Hospital has announced that Dr. Ashwani “Ash” Sastry has joined the staff and will be providing extensive cardiology services for CCH patients at the Sanford Hospital. As part of his duties, Dr. Sastry is the first cardiologist on staff at the new Central Carolina Cardiology practice that is being launched by Duke LifePoint in conjunction with the hospital.
Dr. Sastry has several years of experience in treating a range of complex heart conditions and joins Central Carolina Hospital from Duke University Medical Center, where he retains full clinical privileges.
Central Carolina Hospital CEO John Maxwell notes, “Heart disease is an increasing concern in our area, and Dr. Sastry’s experience will be important. He is an excellent addition to our hospital team.”