Cardiology

With locations in Channahon, Dwight, Morris and Ottawa, the Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists put their hearts into making sure you have a healthy one. From routine concerns to complex heart conditions, board-certified cardiologists Syed Ahmed, M.D., Mary Gordon, D.O., Alexander Green, M.D. † and Athar Saeed, M.D. are experienced local resources who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of:

SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT:

To schedule an appointment or request more information about our services, please call either 815.705.1000.

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LOCATIONS & HOURS:

MORRIS

Address:
Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists
151 West High St. (Lower Level),
Morris, IL 60450
Phone: 815.705.1000
Hours: Monday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cardiologists: Syed Ahmed, M.D., Mary Gordon, D.O., Alexander Green, M.D., Athar Saeed, M.D.

CHANNAHON

Address:
Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus,
27240 W. Saxony Dr. (Suite 203)
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815.705.1000
Hours: Monday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cardiologists: Mary Gordon, D.O.

DWIGHT

Address:
Dwight Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital,
101 S. Prairie Ave.,
Dwight, IL 60420
Phone: 815.705.1000
Hours: Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cardiologist: Athar Saeed, M.D.

OTTAWA

Address:
Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists
1300 Starfire Dr.
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815.705.1000
Hours: Monday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cardiologists: Syed Ahmed, M.D., Mary Gordon, D.O., Athar Saeed, M.D.

OUR TEAM:

SYED AHMED, M.D., CARDIOLOGY

Joining Morris Hospital in the fall of 2013, Dr. Syed Ahmed comes from Mercy Hospital in Des Moines where he was a practicing cardiologist for 10 years. His specialized training as an interventional cardiologist makes him qualified to perform advanced testing and procedures in the Morris Hospital Cath Lab, including angiography, angioplasty and stenting of the coronary and vascular arteries. He is board certified in internal medicine, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Every patient is important to Dr. Ahmed, whether he is seeing the patient for a routine follow-up or a complex heart condition. Dr. Ahmed is committed to listening to his patients and spending time with them. This enables him to gain a better understanding of their condition and build trusting patient-physician relationships. Dr. Ahmed believes that it is a privilege to serve as a cardiologist because it gives him the opportunity to positively influence the lives of his patients.

Dr. Ahmed sees patients at the Morris and Ottawa offices. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ahmed, call 815.705.1000.

DR. AHMED’S HOURS:

Monday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Ottawa)
Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Morris)
Thursday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Morris)
Friday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (Morris)

MARY GORDON, D.O., CARDIOLOGY

Having previously practiced for 13 years in Aurora and Joliet, Dr. Mary Gordon joined the Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists in 2018.

As a cardiologist, Dr. Gordon has expertise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, blood pressure management, heart failure, circulation problems of the lower extremity and cholesterol management. Her specialized training in general cardiology makes her qualified in using non-invasive tests like stress tests, echocardiograms and electrocardiograms to evaluate and diagnose cardiac disorders. She has a special interest in women’s cardiovascular health and cardio-oncology.

Dr. Gordon strongly believes the patient comes first. She puts special emphasis on patient satisfaction and the importance of not only listening to the patient, but hearing what they are trying to say.

Dr. Gordon sees patients at the Channahon, Morris and Ottawa offices. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gordon, call 815.705.1000.

DR. GORDON’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m (Channahon)
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Channahon)
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (Ottawa)
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Channahon)
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Morris)

ALEXANDER GREEN, M.D., ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY †

A board-certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist, Dr. Alexander Green joined the Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists in 2020.

As an electrophysiologist, Dr. Green has special expertise in the diagnosis and management of heart rhythm conditions and implantation of cardiac devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators and implantable cardiac monitors.

Dr. Green completed a three-year residency in internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill., followed by fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and clinical cardiac electrophysiology, also at Loyola. He received a medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2001 and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Along with his work as an electrophysiologist, Dr. Green is associate professor of medicine at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine.

Dr. Green sees patients at the Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists’ office at 151 W. High St., Morris. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Green, call 815.705.1000.

DR. GREEN’S HOURS:

Monday:  8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Morris)

ATHAR SAEED, M.D., CARDIOLOGY

Having joined the Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists in 2015, Dr. Athar Saeed comes to Morris Hospital following four years of fellowship training in cardiology and interventional cardiology. His specialized training as an interventional cardiologist makes him qualified to perform advanced testing and procedures in the Morris Hospital Cath Lab, including angiography, angioplasty and stenting of the coronary and vascular arteries. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Dr. Saeed believes that education is a cornerstone to the prevention and management of heart disease. That is why he takes time to help patients understand how to manage their condition. Through the use of an evidence-based, quality-directed approach to care, along with effective patient education, Dr. Saeed is committed to partnering with his patients to achieve the common goal of better health, well-being and an improved quality of life.

Dr. Saeed sees patients at the Channahon, Dwight, Morris and Ottawa offices. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Saeed, call 815.705.1000.

DR. SAEED’S HOURS:

Monday: 8 a.m.-11 a.m. (Morris)
Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Ottawa)
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Morris)
Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Dwight)

OUR ROLES:

What is an Interventional Cardiologist?

As interventional cardiologists, Dr. Ahmed and Dr. Saeed have specialized training that allows them to perform advanced testing and procedures in the Morris Hospital Cath Lab, including angiography, angioplasty and stenting of the coronary and vascular arteries.

What is a General Cardiologist?

As a general cardiologist, Dr. Gordon has specialized training in using non-invasive tests like stress tests, echocardiograms and electrocardiograms – rather than instruments inserted into the body – to evaluate and diagnose cardiac disorders.

What is an Electrophysiologist?

As an electrophysiologist, Dr. Green has specialized training in the diagnosis and management of heart rhythm conditions including atrial fibrillation ablations and implantation of cardiac devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators and implantable cardiac monitors.

PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT:

For your convenience, we suggest that you download and complete our Cardiovascular Specialists – Patient Registration Form before coming in for your office visit.

FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES:

Your provider is committed to delivering the best possible coordination of your care by participating in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO).  A care coordinator may get involved in your care to help improve communication between your healthcare providers. Please visit our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) webpage to learn more.

† – Dr. Alex Green is an independent contracted physician.

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