BEND, OR. – Ian C. Riddock, MD, FACC, has joined the Cardiology team of Summit Medical Group Oregon (SMGOR), specializing in diagnostic cardiac catheterization, implantable cardiac devices including permanent pacemakers, ICDs and ILRs, personalized risk assessment, heart failure, chronic angina and clinical research.
Previously with Bend Memorial Clinic (BMC), Dr. Riddock is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, nuclear cardiology, clinical lipidology and cardiovascular computed tomography. He is also a certified specialist in echocardiography, clinical hypertension through the American Society of Hypertension and in preventive cardiology by the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Education (SHAPE).
With over 16 years of experience, Dr. Riddock’s goal is to eradicate heart disease, prevent stroke and keep patients out of the hospital. “It is my mission to recognize cardiovascular disease before it causes permanent consequences and to reverse its course once it is found,” says Dr. Riddock.
Dr. Riddock graduated with honors from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and completed his residency at David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB. Dr. Riddock served two deployments to Afghanistan.
Dr. Riddock participated in research on the effects of energy drinks on blood pressure and heart rhythm, which evaluated the electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood pressure (BP) effects of high‐volume energy drink consumption compared with caffeine alone. (source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5524057/)
For further information about SMGOR, visit www.smgoregon.com.
About Summit Medical Group Oregon
Formed in 2018 through a strategic partnership between Bend Memorial Clinic (BMC) and Summit Health Management, Summit Medical Group Oregon’s comprehensive care model includes Summit Medical Group Oregon – Bend Memorial Clinic, the largest physician-owned multi-specialty group in Central Oregon, and Summit Medical Group Oregon – Bend Urology Associates, a specialty urological care clinic offering treatment of urinary tract disorders to the Central and Eastern Oregon communities. For more information, please visit www.smgoregon.com.
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