Seton Family of Hospitals. Austin, Texas, named cardiologist Dr. Mark Pirwitz president and CEO of its newly formed Seton Heart Institute.
Seton Heart Institute names first CEO
Pirwitz, 47, previously was a cardiologist for Spokane (Wash.) Cardiology, but he also has worked in Austin: He began his practice as an interventional cardiologist in 1996 in the city, according to a news release from Seton.
Pirwitz will lead efforts to increase Seton’s cardiac research and medical education programs with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas, with which Seton recently affiliated.
The heart institute currently has 11 employed doctors, and Seton hopes to double that number within six months, according to a spokeswoman.
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