Dr. Santer is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is the Clinical Professor of Medicine in Cardiology at West Virginia University. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and he is a member of numerous medical organizations.
Dr. Santer's expertise within the field of cardiology includes the non-invasive evaluation of the cardiac patient including bedside physical findings, echocardiography, and nuclear imaging.
Dr. Santer and his wife, Andrea, are the parents of four children; they also have six grandchildren.
Dr. Santer retired from Parkersburg Cardiology Associates in June of 2012 after 40 years of practice.
Dr. Santer was awarded Emeritus status at Parkersburg Cardiology Associates in August of 2012.
Dr. Avington is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the West Virginia Heart Association, and the West Virginia Medical Association.
Dr. Avington's expertise within the field of cardiology includes general cardiology.
Dr. Avington and his wife, Delores, are the parents of Carla and Bethany.
Dr. Avington retired from Parkersburg Cardiology Associates in October of 2011 after 38 years of practice.
Dr. Avington was awarded Emeritus status at Parkersburg Cardiology Associates in August of 2012.
Jack W. Casas, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Christopher T. Miller, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Christopher T. Miller, M.D is a native of West Virginia. After practicing Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Parkersburg from 1997 until 2007 he decided to pursue the specialty of cardiology.
Dr. Miller completed his general cardiology fellowship from West Virginia University Hospital in 2010 and his interventional cardiology fellowship from West Virginia University Hospital in 2011. He returned to the Parkersburg area in July of 2011 and joined Parkersburg Cardiology Associates, Inc. at that time.
Dr. Miller is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, nuclear medicine and cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Maria received her national certification as a family nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2005. She is a member of several organizations, including the Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She is an affiliate member of the American College of Cardiology. She is active with the American Heart Association as part of the area's annual heart walk and the "Go Red" women's heart-disease awareness campaign.
Maria began her nursing career at Camden-Clark Medical Center, where she worked in telemetry, critical care, and as a clinical specialist.
Maria and her husband, Jim, are the parents of two children.
Board certified nurse practitioner Lyndsey J. Kuhn joined PCA in 2013. She is a native of Little Hocking, OH. Lyndsey received her bachelors of science degree in nursing from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2008. She received her masters degree in nursing education and family nurse practitioner from Ohio University in 2013. Lyndsey received her national certification as a family nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2013. During her time at Ohio Univerisity, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She is an affiliate member of the West Virginia Nurses Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the American College of Cardiology, the Amerian Association of Heart Failure Nurses and a Certified Heart Failure Nurse.
Lyndsey began her nursing career at Camden-Clark Medical Center, where she worked in ACU and Critical Care.
Lyndsey works primarily in the area of congestive heart failure and oversees the Congestive Heart Failure Clinic at PCA, whose mission is "To optimize the quality of life for patients with congestive heart failure by providing personalized, compassionate care, through medical management and comprehensive education."
Board certified nurse practitioner Tammy L. Crookshanks joined PCA in 2015. She received her associates degree in nursing in 1979 and a bachelor of the science of nursing in 1994 from West Virginia University. She received a master of the science of nursing degree from West Virginia University in 2005.
Prior to her career at PCA, Tammy had 9 years of experience as a family nurse practitioner as Mid Ohio Valley Medical Group. She has prior nursing experience as a critical care nurse at Jackson General Hospital, Marietta Memorial Hospital and as a flight nurse on HealthNet. Tammy has also worked at the West Virginia Board of Licensed Practical Nurses as Associate Executive Director.