AdventHealth Medical Group is pleased to announce the opening of two new locations in Rome and one location in Calhoun.

Residents of Northwest Georgia can easily access expert heart care provided by AdventHealth Medical Group’s elite cardiology specialists that they know and love.

AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiology welcomes a team of renowned specialists who are leaders in their field of cardiology. Cardiologists joining AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiology at Rome are Charles Jackson, MD; Christopher Merritt, MD, FACC; G. Hunter Myers, MD, FACC; Himanshu Patel, MD; Kipp Slicker, DO, FACC; G. Justin Tanner, MD; and J. Michael Ware, MD, FACC.

Robert Styperek, MD, FHRS, FACC, will be seeing patients at AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiac Electrophysiology at Rome. Dr. Styperek will continue to provide monitoring services for implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers.

Serving patients at AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiology at Calhoun are Spencer Maddox, MD, and Andrew McCue, MD.

Together, this team of dedicated specialists is committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to adult patients. AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiology features state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge diagnostic tools, partnering with patients on their journey to feel whole.

“We are excited to open our cardiology clinics in Rome and Calhoun to serve patients across Northwest Georgia,” said Scott Hill, vice president of physician enterprise for the AdventHealth Georgia Market. “With this group’s expertise and the support of their teams, as well as their longstanding commitment to the communities they serve, we are confident in our ability to deliver exceptional cardiovascular care to our patients.”

AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiology is now accepting new patients, and appointments can be scheduled by calling 706-237-9451 for Rome patients or 706.625.6690 for Calhoun patients. Find out more about cardiology services by visiting our website at