Michele Countey: Nuclear Technician and Technical Director
Gayle Leininger: Arrhythmia Manager
Patti Heath: Echocardiography Technician and Technical Director
Kirstin Owens: Vascular Technician and Technical Director
Janis Peterson: Coumadin Clinic Manager
Gayle Leininger: Arrhythmia Manager


Gayle, the Arrhythmia Manager is a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania who relocated to Delaware in October 2000 with her husband.

Gayle received a degree in Medical Assisting from the Thompson Institute, where upon graduation she received the Outstanding Achievement Award and the Scholarship Award.  Post graduation, she accepted a position at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and after two years of extensive training in Non-Invasive Cardiology, she received credentialing at Gwyneth Mercy College as a Cardiovascular Technician. 
 
During her training and employment at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Gayle became profoundly interested in Pacemakers and Defibrillation Therapy.  Gayle’s advancement in this area led her to be chosen as the Team Leader in the establishment of the Penn State Cardiovascular Device Clinic.  Because of her sixteen years of experience in Non-Invasive Cardiology and Pacemaker/Defibrillation Therapy, Gayle was offered a position at Delaware Heart & Vascular, P.A. in 2006.
 
As the Arrhythmia Manager, Gayle is responsible for all clinical follow-up for patients with implanted Pacemakers and Defibrillators as well as the Event Monitoring, Holter Monitoring/Analysis and Tilt Table Testing services that the Arrhythmia Lab provides. Gayle also assists the Nuclear Technologist and the Echocardiography Sonographer in all aspects of Nuclear and Echocardiography Stress Technician.
 
Gayle is currently a Registered Medical Assistant and is proficient in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.  In addition she has been a member of the Heart Rhythm society since 1997. The Heart Rhythm Society is the international leader in science, education, and advocacy for arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary source on heart rhythm disorders.  Please visit the Heart Rhythm society website and go to Patient Information.
 
With more than 20 years experience in Non-Invasive Cardiology, Gayle welcomes you to visit Delaware Heart & Vascular, P.A. where you will receive exceptional and compassionate care.