515 Main Street, Olean, New York 14760
(716) 373-2600

Olean General Hospital


Electrophysiology services at Olean General Hospital are under the direction of board certified electrophysiology cardiologists from Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, the largest provider of cardiac services in Western New York.

Contact us, 716/375-7035

Electrophysiology services at Olean General Hospital include

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD)
  • Biventricular Pacemaker Insertion
  • Clinic Visits
  • Diagnostic Evaluations for Rhythm Disorders
  • Loop Recorder Implantation
  • Pacemaker Insertion, Generator and Lead Replacements


Olean General Hospital is the only hospital in Southwestern New York to offer advanced cardiac care, including interventional cardiac catheterization, an accredited Chest Pain Center and cardiology clinic and a congestive heart failure/valve clinic, also in partnership with Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute. OGH is a designated heart attack receiving center and one of only six hospitals in New York state with a Chest Pain Center accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for Primary PCI.


Board certified clinical cardiac electrophysiologists

     Ashish Bhatia, MD


     Chee Hoon Kim, MD


     Donald Switzer, MD


Chest Pain Center

Symptoms of a Heart Attack:

CALL 911, if you or someone you know experiences any of the following symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Fainting or dizziness


  • Age greater than 50 years (men) or 55 years (women)
  • Diabetes
  • Family history of heart disease
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Cigarette smoker
  • Being overweight

For further information about prevention of heart attacks and heart disease:
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
American Heart Association