Dervilla M. Mccann MD
Cardiologist | Cardiovascular Disease96 Campus Dr Suite 1 Scarborough ME, 04074
Dr. Dervilla Mccann is a cardiologist practicing in Scarborough, ME. Dr. Mccann specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Mccann also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
Tufts University School of Medicine 1984
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- Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease (cad)
- Vascular Disease
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