Heart and Lung Health



From cardiac stress tests to rehabilitation, we are dedicated to fighting back against heart disease. Our experienced physicians, nurses, technicians, and support staff offer the most comprehensive cardiac services in Aroostook County with compassion and respect. On the Pulmonary side of things, we assess and treat medical diseases of the chest, including COPD, asthma, pneumonia and other conditions. TAMC’s pulmonary rehab team works with patients
improve quality of life while managing their lung disease.

As a member of EMHS, we collaborate with Eastern Maine Medical Center and other EMHS affiliates to provide seamless care for patients that need to access heart health services in other organizations.

Aroostook Heart & Lung
A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital l 140 Academy Street l Presque Isle, ME 04769
Phone 207.764.1898

Our Services:

Cardiology
• Transesophageal Echocardiograms
• Right & Left Cardiac Catheterizations
• Implantable Loop Monitors
• Automatic Implantable Cardioverter
Defibrillator
• Pacemaker Insertions
• Ambulatory Event Monitors
• Cardioversion
• Electrocardiogram
• Pacemaker/Defibrillator Generator Change
• Pericardiocentesis
• Pacemaker Programming
• Pacemaker Clinic located at NMMC
• Holter Monitor
• Echocardiogram
• Exercise Stress Test
• Nuclear Exercise MIBI
• Stress Echocardiogram
• Dobutamine MIBI
• Dobutamine Echocardiogram
• Cardiology Consultation
  Pulmonary
• Pulmonology Consultation
• Pulmonary Function Test
• CT Scan of Chest
• Chest X ray
• Bronchoscopy
• Oxygen Saturation
• Overnight Desaturation Study
• Thoracentesis


Our Providers:

Thomas Buckingham, MD
Specialty Areas: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Cardiac Electro-Physiology
Medical Education: Northwestern University Medical School, Internship: University of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Evanston Hospital
Fellowship: St. Lois University Medical Center
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine; Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease; Board Certified in Clincical Cardiac Electrophsiology; Heart Rhythm Society



Osama Aziz, MD
Specialty Areas: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine
Medical Education: Ain Shams University, Internship: Western Reserve
System - Northside
Residency: Western Reserve System - Northside
Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine; Board Certified in Pulmonary Disease; Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine




Amratash Malodiya, MD
Specialty Areas: Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Medical Education: University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi, India),
Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Residency: Jefferson University Medical College/Christiana Care Health System
Fellowship: Jefferson University Medical College/Christiana Care Health System
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine; Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

Venkatram Nethala, MD
Specialty Areas: Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Medical Education: Andhra Medical Center Internship: Nassau University Medical Center
Residency: Nassau University Medical Center
Fellowship: Nassau University Medical Center; Winthrop-University Hospital
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine; Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease






John Raymond, PA-C
Specialty Areas: Cardiology
Medical Education: Northeastern University
Board Certification: Board Certified for NCCPA; Heart Rhythm Society











Amanda Rautenberg, PA-C
Specialty Areas: Cardiology
Medical Education: University of New England
Board Certification: Board Certified for NCCPA

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