Two New Cardiology Outpatient Clinics Open in Syracuse, North Manchester

Melissa Willard, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC. (Photo provided)

Patients now have more convenient access to two new cardiology clinics that opened recently in Syracuse and North Manchester.

The Lutheran Health Physicians (LHP) clinics are located in Syracuse at 107 W. Pickwick Dr. and at 605 N. Walnut St., in North Manchester.

Melissa Willard, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, a cardiology nurse practitioner with Lutheran Health Physicians, in collaboration with LHP cardiologists, provides specialized cardiovascular consultations to patients. New patient visits, follow-up care and routine diagnostics including EKG tests are offered at both locations. Telehealth visits with a cardiologist are also available Monday through Friday.

Willard serves patients whose conditions can be managed with medication and lifestyle changes while educating patients about health issues and preventive care. She has more than 10 years of critical care nursing experience, including serving as a registered nurse in the Critical Care Unit at Kosciusko Community Hospital and in the Coronary Intensive Care Unit at Lutheran Hospital.

A member of the Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Holistic Nurses Association, Willard is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

To schedule a telehealth or in-person appointment, call (574) 371-2578 or visit