Congratulations to Roy S. Small for being the Emerald Co-Hometown Hero for the month of February!
Roy S Small joined Cardiovascular Associates of Lancaster (now, The Heart Group of Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine) in 1990 following 11 years of active duty service in the US Navy.
Dr. Small was born in New York City and raised in the suburbs of Long Island. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and medical degree from St. Louis University. He did his internship and internal medicine residency at the National Naval Medical Center (now the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center) followed by a fellowship in Cardiology at the National Naval Medical Center. He completed his training following an Interventional Cardiology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Prior to relocating to Lancaster, he was the director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at the National Naval Medical Center.
Dr. Small was instrumental in developing the Heart Failure program for The Heart Group and was the president of the group for 8 years. He currently works in the office seeing outpatients and is the medical director of the Research Institute of Lancaster General/Penn Medicine.
Dr. Small’s wife, Terri is a CASA volunteer. They have three adult children (Alison, Jared and Spencer) and three adorable grandchildren.
Dr. Small would like to recognize the dedication and bravery of the first responders who provided essential services to Lancaster County residents during the COVID pandemic when proper PPE was not readily available. Along with civic minded business leaders, Dr. Small and Macedonia worked to acquire and distribute desperately needed critical supplies.
The Emerald Hometown Hero award was created in 2015 in partnership with Lancaster Barnstormers to recognize and honor outstanding individuals in our local community who have worked to make Lancaster and our world a better place through hard work, inspiration, sacrifice and leadership.