Meet Our Team

Mark Lawton, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Mark Lawton, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Photo

  • Board Certified
    • American Board of Internal Medicine
    • American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease
    • American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Interventional Cardiology
    • American Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease University of Kentucky
  • Residency, Internal Medicine Medical Center of Central Georgia
  • Medical school, Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Areas of Interest
    • General Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Invasive Cardiology
    • Non-Invasive Cardiology
    • Nuclear Cardiology

Aaron Ford, MD

Aaron Ford, MD - Photo

  • Board certified
    • Internal Medicine
    • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chief Fellow, Cardiology, Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Iowa Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Medical degree, University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Undergraduate degree, Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska

Monica V. Riley, DNP, ANP-BC

Monica V. Riley, DNP, ANP-BC - Photo Monica Riley, DNP is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with ANCC and a board certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN) with the American Nephrology Nurses Association. Monica has a love of learning and completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2015 from Medical University South Carolina. Riley obtained her Master’s Degree as an Adult Nurse Practitioner from Ohio State University. She brings over 30 years of nursing experience with an emphasis on chronic disease management and nephrology to Hilton Head Heart.

Certifications Awards

  • 2011 Awarded MODNA’s 2011 Expert In Nursing Care
  • 2011 Awarded ONA’s’ Excellence In Nursing Practice – Staff Nurse

Professional Memberships

  • 2014 – Present: Member of SC Nurses Association
  • 2012 – Present: Member APRN Council of Coastal Georgia
  • 2000 – Present: Member American Nurses Association (ANA).
  • 1999 – Present: Member of American Nephrology Nurses’ Association