Published on February 14, 2019

Medical Center Expands Comprehensive Heart Team

Photo of West Branch Cardiology Team - Dr. Sallach, Dr. Showole, Dr. Browne and Dr. Mellana.

Pictured left to right - Cardiologist and Advanced Imaging Specialist Susan Sallach, M.D.; Cardiologist Femi Showole, D.O.; Cardiologist Aliya Browne, D.O.; and Electrophysiologist William Michael Mellana Jr., M.D.

To ensure that area residents have access to local comprehensive heart care, MidMichigan Health has expanded its West Branch heart care team to include Electrophysiologist William Michael Mellana Jr., M.D., and Cardiologist Femi Showole, D.O. These experienced physicians now hold regular office hours in the MidMichigan Physicians Group Cardiology Office located within the Seton Cancer Institute, adjacent to MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch. There they join Cardiologist Aliya Browne, D.O.

Additionally, Cardiologist and Advanced Imaging Specialist Susan Sallach, M.D., will be moving her existing satellite office at MidMichigan Health Park – West Branch to join the team at the cardiology office.

Dr. Mellana received his medical degree from Cebu Institute of Medicine in the Philippines and went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center. He also completed fellowship training in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass., and cardiology at New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Mellana is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Dr. Showole received his medical degree from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City and went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine through Garden City Hospital. After completing his residency, he also completed a fellowship in cardiology through Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Showole is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology.

Those who would like more information on this comprehensive team may visit www.midmichigan.org/heartcarewb.

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