Dr. William Frances Lapenna MD Cardiologist

Dr. William Lapenna is a cardiologist in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Borgess Medical Center and Bronson Battle Creek. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 27 doctors at Borgess Medical Center and one of 6 at Bronson Battle Creek who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

SpeCenterum Health - Blodgett Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1982

Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983 - 1985

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MI State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
2000

Publications & Presentations

Myocardial necrosis and QRS complex changes in the ischemia-reperfusion setting in a baboon model.
Premaratne, S., LaPenna, W. F., Siu, B., McNamara, J. J.

Effects of hyaluronidase on reducing myocardial infarct size in a baboon model of ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Premaratne, S., Watanabe, B. I., LaPenna, W. F., McNamara, J. J.

In vivo evaluation of intracellular pH and high-energy phosphate metabolites during regional myocardial ischemia in cats using 31P nuclear magnetic resonance.
Stein, P. D., Goldstein, S., Sabbah, H. N., Liu, Z. Q., Helpern, J. A., Ewing, J. R., Lakier, J. B., Chopp, M., LaPenna, W. F., Welch, K. M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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