Harris Cardiology

Specialized Care You Can Count On

Harris Cardiology, a Duke LifePoint Physician Practice, is pleased to serve the region with experienced and compassionate cardiologists committed to the highest quality patient care. The cardiologists of Harris Cardiology see patients in the hospital, overseeing cardiac testing and cardiology services for patients who access the hospital through the emergency department or during an inpatient stay in partnership with the emergency department and hospitalist physicians seven days a week. Harris Cardiology also serves the region with outpatient services through the practice five days a week seeing patients from across western North Carolina and managing cardiology needs.

Services available include diagnostics, treatment, monitoring, stress testing and echocardiography. Future planned services include cardiac catheterization and pacemaker implantation.

Our Team

Frederick Dressler, MD

Dr. Dressler is board certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, and interventional cardiology. He completed a fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., and an internal medicine residency at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Dr. Dressler was a guest researcher in cardiac pathology for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.   


Hamid Nawaz, MD

Dr. Nawaz is a board-certified cardiologist with an extensive work history, having practiced both invasive and non-invasive cardiology in Florida, Indiana, and North Dakota in inpatient and outpatient settings. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.                                  

Francis R. Nullet, MD

Dr. Francis Nullet has practiced medicine for over 30 years and is board certified in cardiovascular disease. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Our Services

Harris Cardiology Services:

  • Cardiology consultation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator followups
  • Patient education with emphasis on lipid management and cardiac disease prevention

Cardiology Services at Harris Regional Hospital:


Find Us

If we seem like the right partner in your health, call us at 828.586.7654