Cameron Hospital Cardiology Services

Cardiac Care Services in Angola, Indiana
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Cameron Medical Group has always been dedicated to providing world-class treatment to those residing in and around Angola. To accomplish this, Cameron offers patients a compassionate, forward-thinking, and highly skilled cardiologist with vast experience in cardiac care.

Our goal is to provide exceptional cardiac service and care to our community and surrounding area, making high-quality cardiology specialty services and care more accessible locally.



Cameron Medical Office Building
Suite 104
306 East Maumee Street
Angola, IN 46703



Meet Dr. Varner

Dr. John Varner DO FACC, has more than two decades of experience with a special interest in Cardiovascular and Heart Rhythm care. Dr. Varner is helping Cameron provide its patients with highly sophisticated, state-of-the-art cardiovascular care. Cameron Medical Group’s addition of Dr. John Varner only solidifies our ongoing commitment to excellence.

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Cardiac Care Services We Provide

Dr. Varner along with his team of seasoned healthcare providers offers patients a variety of services that range from stress tests and diagnostic imaging to the typical outpatient clinic visit.

Inpatient Management

Our team takes a collaborative approach to the management of cardiac conditions, such as heart failure and acute exacerbations, atrial fibrillation/flutter, arrhythmias (bradycardia, tachycardia), syncope, stroke prevention, and chest pain.

Invasive Procedures

When needed, our cardiology care team can perform both inpatient and outpatient procedures including:

  • Insertion of loop recorders
  • Temporary pacemakers
  • Pacemaker and ICD implants (including Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for heart failure management)
  • Generator changes and upgrades

Same-day discharge may be available for outpatient procedures.

State-of-the-Art Heart Care & Diagnostic Testing

The goal of a cardiologist is to prevent the onset of heart issues, manage current heart issues, or discover heart issues early on. To accomplish these goals, Cameron’s cardiology team uses state-of-the-art diagnostic tests.

Diagnostic Tests Include:

  • Echocardiogram, TEE
  • Stress testing
  • Nuclear studies
  • Cardioversions
  • Loop recorder insertion
  • Tilt table testing
  • Defibrillator testing
  • EKG

Conditions Our Cardiology Team Can Diagnose and Treat

  • Atherosclerosis.
  • Chest discomfort or pain (angina).
  • Stable angina.
  • Cardiomyopathy.
  • Syncope.
  • Heart attacks.
  • Coronary artery disease.
  • Heart failure.
  • Hypertension.
  • Heart palpitations.
  • Peripheral vascular disease.
  • Genetic heart disease.
  • Risk factor management.
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
  • High triglycerides.
  • Elevated cholesterol levels.
  • Sports cardiology.
  • Preventative cardiology.
  • Heart rhythm disorders.
  • Valvular heart disease (mitral, aortic and tricuspid valves).

Cameron Cardiology address every aspect of cardiac care, from educating patients to diagnostic testing and invasive cardiac device procedures.

Onsite Cardiac Device Clinic & Ambulatory Clinics

Cameron’s onsite Cardiac Device Clinic offers patients cardiac device monitoring both in-person and remotely. Our Ambulatory Clinics provide general cardiology care and cardiac clearance for procedures or surgery, as well as community outreach through screenings and educational initiatives.

The type of cardiovascular care we offer at Cameron is rarely found in rural areas. Cameron Cardiology helps patients prevent cardiovascular-related diseases and improve their heart health. In addition, at Cameron, we have diagnostic tools available to verify or rule out cardiac issues.

The Cameron Cardiology team uses our expertise to treat illnesses and conditions affecting the heart. To make your appointment with one of our highly-skilled, compassionate team members, please contact Cameron today.

Meet Our Cardio Care Team

John A. Varner, DO, FACC

John A. Varner, DO, FACC

John A. Varner, DO, FACC, is an experienced board-certified cardiologist. Before joining Cameron Medical Group, Dr. Varner served 12 years at Munson Medical Center in Northern Michigan and recently served over two years at Lutheran Medical Group in Fort Wayne. Dr. Varner completed his undergraduate degree at Alma College and his graduate degree at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed his residency and cardiology fellowship at Botsford General Hospital. Dr. Varner was drawn to medicine from an early age due to the impact a physician can have on a community and his desire to help others within his community. When Dr. Varner is not seeing patients, he can be found spending time with his wife, children and four dogs. Dr. Varner currently sees patients as Cameron Cardiology in the Medical Office Building on Cameron’s main campus.
Heather Connelly, RN, BSN

Heather Connelly, RN, BSN

Heather Connelly, RN BSN, is the director of Cameron Cardiology and Medical-Surgical Services. With over 20 years of cardiac experience, Heather brings vital knowledge to Cameron Cardiology. Heather has leadership experience in ambulatory, procedural and diagnostic service with an emphasis in electrophysiology, atrial fibrillation, and cardiac rhythm management.  Heather was drawn to medicine at an early age.  In college, she gravitated towards anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology. She felt like nursing was always the right fit for her. When out of the office Heather can be found enjoying outdoor activities with her husband, two kids, and their German Shepard. Her favorite thing about Cameron is the culture, everyone is warm and caring, and everyone is genuinely happy to be here and shows in their work.

Chris Fraze, RT (R)

Chris Fraze, RT (R)

Chris Fraze, RT (R), is the Cameron Cardiology and Device Clinic Coordinator. Chris has nearly 30 years of experience in interventional cardiology. Chris’s passion for medicine is demonstrated in his ability to help others while working as a team to provide safe, quality care. When not in the office, you can find Chris working out, boating, or spending time with his wife, daughters, and the family dog. His favorite thing about Cameron is the people – everyone is so caring, nice, and always willing to help anyone they encounter.

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