At Oswego Health, our cardiology team provides comprehensive cardiac care to diagnose and treat heart disease. Community members can schedule routine cardiology appointments, or take advantage of programs offered at Lakeside Heart Center, which can help you prevent a future cardiac event.
Areas of Specialty
- Transesophageal echocardiograms, which provide a close look at the heart's valves and chambers
- Cardioversions, a treatment for heart rhythms that are abnormal
- Stress tests, including:
- Echocardiogram using a treadmill
- Nuclear stress test
- Dobutamine and Lexiscan, which use medication and are non-treadmill stress tests
- The reading of both echocardiograms and Holter monitor reports
Board-certified cardiologist Thomas Grady Jr., MD, provides comprehensive cardiovascular services to Oswego Hospital patients and community members of the greater Oswego area. Dr. Grady is an accomplished physician in his specialty.
Dr. Grady attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. Following medical school, he served in the U.S. Navy, where he completed his 1st internship. After his honorable discharge, Dr. Grady completed his internship and residency training at Duke University Medical Center. He fulfilled his fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and of the American Heart Association.
Board-certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine; David Bass, DO earned his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition, Dr. Bass completed his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the Nassau University Medical Center.
Dr. Bass has extensive cardiovascular experience throughout New York State, including being a non-invasive cardiologist at Canton Potsdam Hospital. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology; Diplomat status with the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology; Diplomat status with the National Board of Echocardiography.
David Downey sees patients in suite 270 of the Oswego Health Services Center. He provides consults to Oswego Hospital patients and offers care to those who arrive in the hospital's emergency department with cardiac issues.
David Downey earned his physician assistant degree from Daemen College, located in Amherst, and has been employed by the Oswego Health system for most of his healthcare career.
Michael Carey obtained his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo, graduating, Summa Cum Laude. While attending Oswego High School, Carey was a volunteer at Oswego Hospital, which piqued his interest in pursuing a career in healthcare. He was a member of Le Moyne College’s American Academy of PAs National Medical Knowledge Challenge Bowl Team and was honored with the Donald DeMott Outstanding Community Service Award, while at Geneseo. This award recognizes a senior student whose college career has been characterized by an unusually strong commitment to volunteer work, and who has made a significant contribution to the efforts of a volunteer organization. He was a volunteer medic for the Geneseo Fire Department, a SUNY Geneseo First Responder and a student driver for the college’s SART Program.
Good heart health means, don't smoke, limit alcohol consumption and embrace techniques that reduce stress such as exercise, meditation or yoga.
Thomas Grady Jr., MD