Cardiology Services at Clinch Valley Physician Associates

Our dedicated cardiologist and supporting medical professionals use state-of-the-art technology and treatment options to ensure the best possible care for you.

Accurate diagnosis.

Your cardiology specialist uses advanced technology to ensure an accurate diagnosis. Such technological tools include an echocardiogram, a moving picture of your heart and its functions

Comprehensive cardiac testing.

A cardiologist will use an electrocardiogram to measure the electrical actions of your heartbeat. You might undergo a stress test to determine your heart's strength and rhythm.

State-of-the-art facilities
Modern cardiac treatments
Coordinated medication management
Comprehensive patient education and self-care instruction

Want to make an appointment? Call (276) 964-6771

Our Team

Dr. Jose Piriz has the expertise to deliver the most effective care for your cardiovascular conditions. An accurate diagnosis and a tailored treatment program are essential for our heart disease patients. Whether you suffer from angina, congestive heart failure, post heart attack, or any other heart condition, you can benefit from cardiology care at CVPA. 

Jose Piriz, M.D.
Internal Medicine Residency:
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Cardiology Residency:
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Non-Invasive Nuclear Cardiology:
Hartford Hospital/University of Connecticut


Specializing in Non-Invasive/Nuclear Cardiology for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular illness. Including:

  • Chest Pain (acute coronary syndrome)
  • Heart Attacks (Myocardial Infarctions)
  • Heart Failure (Congestive Heart Failure)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Circulation Problems (Peripheral Vascular Disease)
  • Irregular Heart Beats
  • Slow and Fast Heartbeats
  • Coumadin/Anticoagulation

Diagnostic Technology:

  • Echocardiogram
  • Street Testing
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Cardiac CT
  • Calcium Score
  • Holter Monitors
  • EKG
  • Pacemaker
  • Implementation
  • Interrogation/Follow-up
  • Re-programming 

About the doctor

Dr. Jose Piriz is a New Jersey native who has made Claypool Hill his home since 1996. 

He attended Lehigh University as an undergraduate, then went on to medical school in the Catholic University of Santa Iago, in the Dominican Republic. His internship and residency were completed at Bronx--Lebanon Hospital in New York City/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he served as chief resident. He continued his Cardiology Fellowship at that institution. He capped his training with a specialty in Non-Invasive and Nuclear Cardiology at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut /University of Connecticut.

Once established with The Clinic and Clinch Valley Medical Center, he has been instrumental in amplifying cardiology services at both facilities, such as the Nuclear Cardiology Lab, Echocardiology Lab, and the Coumadin clinic.

He is an assistant clinical professor at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, and highly involved with the training of medical students. He has been very active in multiple hospital committees and has served as Chief of Staff. 

On the personal side, Dr. Piriz is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, and fishing. He is also a car and motorcycle enthusiast.