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Meet Our Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Staff Members

Michael Sisson, M.Ed., Manager,
Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary_Rehabilitation_SissonMike is an Exercise Physiologist and has been working with Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab (also known as the Heart Wellness Center) since 1991. He has a bachelor of business administration from the University of West Georgia and a masters of education in Adult Fitness/Cardiac Rehabilitation from the University of Georgia. Mike is a former president of the Georgia Cardiopulmonary Association and is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. His philosophy of care is, “I am rewarded daily by the progress made by our patients.”

Emily Ergle, Exercise Physiologist

Pulmonary_Rehabilitation_Emily_Van_der_SluysEmily graduated from Georgia State University in 2009 with a degree in Exercise Physiology, and has been working at DMC's Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab Center since February 2010. She enjoys working closely with patients to help them reach their personal fitness goals. Her philosophy of care is to create an environment in which patients will feel welcome and encouraged as they progress towards a better quality of life. Emily is ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certified.

Contact Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation at DeKalb Medical (also known jointly as the Heart Wellness Center):

Mike Sisson M.Ed., Exercise Physiologist and Program Manager
404.501.7158, Fax 404.501.7689
mike.sisson@dekalbmedical.org

Emily Ergle, Exercise Physiologist
404.501.5507
emilyvandersluys@dekalbmedical.org

Meredith Blackmon, B.S., Exercise Physiologist
404.501.7155
meredith.blackmon@dekalbmedical.org

2701 North Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30033
404.501.1000
Patient Inquiries: 404.501.5200

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