Dr. Thomas P. Smith, MD and Dr. Nadeem Haq, MD, FACC are part of a Heart Center team that provides a comprehensive array of clinical and diagnostic cardiac services, including outpatient consults, echo, stress testing, loop recorder placement, and pacemaker interrogation in our Heart Center.

Established in 2012, our Heart Center sees patients with cardiac and vascular conditions, and provides diagnosis and treatment options.

Our Heart Center is located on the first floor of our hospital and appointments are available on weekdays. Call our office at (716) 592-9644 for an appointment or for more information.

Leg Pain and Vascular Center

Studies are available at the Heart Center. For information or appointments, call: (716) 592-9644.

PROVIDERS

Dr. Thomas P. Smith, MD

Dr. Thomas P. Smith, MD completed Medical School, Medical and Surgical Internship, and Medical Residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He completed Fellowship at the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, accredited by the American College of Physicians, and is associated with the American Heart Association Council of Circulation and American Society of Hypertension.

Dr. Smith has received a number of professional accolades, including: 11 Awards of Excellence, Merck and Company; Clinical Faculty Teaching Award, University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Carter Pannil Award, Excellence in Clinical Teaching, University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Dr. Nadeem Haq, MD, FACC

Dr. Nadeem Haq, MD, FACC completed Medical School at University of Punjab, Pakistan. He completed Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and Cardiology Fellowship in Adult Cardiovascular Disease at Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr. Haq is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is a member of the American Society of Echocardiology, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and the Society for Vascular Ultrasound.

Dr. Haq has published or presented his research in a number of venues including the West Virginia Journal of Medicine, the American College of Physicians (ACP) Annual Associates Meeting, the Southern Medical Association Annual Assembly, and the American Gastroenterological Association.

He previously served at Trinity Medical Cardiology as Co-Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Director of Echocardiography at Buffalo Mercy Hospital and President of the Cardiology Group of WNY. In addition to his duties at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Dr. Haq practices at Great Lakes Cardiovascular and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University at Buffalo.

Dr. Haq practices non-invasive and invasive cardiology, including transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

Lauralee Sprague, NP

Lauralee Sprague, NP grew up in Sardinia and Machias, and currently resides in the area. She graduated from SUNY Brockport with a bachelor of science in nursing, and from D’Youville College with a master’s and certification as a family nurse practitioner (FNP).

Sprague has been practicing in the healthcare field for 24  years. She is board certified in family practice, certified in ACLS, PALS, and BLS, and has experience in emergency medicine and family medicine.