Cardiologist specializes in diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases

Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Mark M. Holt, M.D., cardiologist, to his new medical practice in Newport. He is accepting new patients at Tennova Heart – Newport, located at 434 Fourth Street, Suite 201, Newport. To schedule an appointment, call 423-623-0419.

Holt specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. He is experienced in a wide range of non-invasive imaging studies, including nuclear cardiac stress testing and cardiovascular ultrasound. His services include general adult cardiology and cardiac assessment for all aspects of heart disease. Holt is committed to personalized care and consultation.

A Newport native, Holt earned his medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico where he performed award-winning research on a new marker to detect heart attacks allowing him to perform externships at the Cleveland Clinic and Northwestern University in Chicago.

He later completed an internship and residency at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, along with a fellowship in cardiovascular disease. Holt is board certified in cardiovascular disease.

He speaks Spanish fluently.

“Being able to return home to practice medicine is a dream come true,” Holt said. “My top priority is working as a team with each patient, creating a personalized care plan, and using my expertise and knowledge to provide the best possible cardiology care for families in Newport and the surrounding communities.”