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Published on February 04, 2013

Delbert Perkins & Transradial Catheterization

Delbert Perkins
Patient: Delbert Perkins, Upper Marlboro, MD

Location: Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital

Service: Interventional Cardiology

Doctor: Anees Ahsan, MD

It was soon after Delbert Perkins, M.D., experienced unexplainable chest pain one evening that he put his heart and his trust in someone else’s hands.

At his internal medicine practice in Upper Marlboro, Md., Perkins obtained an electrocardiogram (EKG), which records the heart’s electrical activity. He could tell by the results that something was wrong and requested his wife take him to the Emergency Department at Washington Adventist Hospital.

“I’ve referred many of my patients to Washington Adventist Hospital for cardiac care,” Perkins says. “Every time they come back from heart procedures, I always see that they get the best care.”

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