Perfect Care transforms cardiac care through remote technology in North Carolina.

Welcome to Perfect Care

Personalized, Peri-Procedural
Care and Collaborative

Learn More


Perfect Care transforms cardiac care through remote technology in North Carolina.Perfect Care transforms cardiac care through remote technology in North Carolina.

Ground Breaking Technology

Perfect Care is Collaborative

Learn More



Perfect Care transforms cardiac care by engaging each patient and their family – in the comfort of their home – with a novel, personalized approach.

Perfect Care fosters collaboration between leading health care teams with the aims of learning faster and continuously improving the quality of cardiac care.


Perfect Care’s dedicated leadership - with greater than 75 years of experience - is accelerating the transformation of cardiac care with a novel combination of advanced technologies and proven clinical and administrative processes.


Kevin W. Lobdell MD, LTC, MC, USAR

Kevin W. Lobdell MD, LTC, MC, USAR

Chairman & Executive Director

Dr. Lobdell is board certified in thoracic surgery and has special qualifications in surgical critical care. His research interests include risk modeling and risk-mitigation strategies, digital health and telemedicine, acute kidney injury, goal-directed therapy, metabolic response to injury and sepsis, early extubation, effects of BMI on CV outcomes, glycemic control, and aortic dissection. He has more than 75 publications and 150 presentations associated with these efforts.

Dr. Lobdell is LTC, MC, USAR, Professor & System Director Cardiac Surgery-Quality, Education, and Research at Atrium Health, and Chair of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Workforce on Research Development where he serves on the Council on Quality, Research, and Patient Safety. He is also a member of the research committee for the Thoracic Surgery Foundation and is a Section Editor of SESATS for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Lobdell holds memberships with the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, and ERAS Cardiac Surgery (Treasurer). He is an active board member, independent quality consultant for industry, editor, reviewer and serves in various other societal leadership positions.

Shannon Crotwell, RN BSN CCRN

Shannon Crotwell, RN BSN CCRN

Clinical Nurse Navigator

Shannon Crotwell is the Clinical Nurse Navigator of Perfect Care at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC, USA.
Mrs. Crotwell has over 15 years of nursing experience in cardiothoracic surgery and critical care. She also has extensive administrative experience and is a member of American Association of Critical Care Nurses.


What Patients and Clinicians Are Saying About Perfect Care


Perfect Care transforms cardiac care through remote technology in North Carolina.


Perfect Care includes education, remote monitoring of heart rate, steps, sleep, weight, and virtual visits with the clinical team. In order to improve your care, we will also ask for feedback about your emotional, social, and physical health and recovery.

Through the generosity of The Duke Endowment, all remote monitoring and virtual visits associated with Perfect Care are provided without cost to our patients.

Patients will collaborate with the clinical teams through virtual visits and remote monitoring.


Atrium Health
Independent Tribune
Business North Carolina
Charlotte Business Journal