Faculty

Ziad A. Ali MD, DPhil Master Faculty

Columbia University Irving Medical Center – New York, NY

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Intravascular Imaging and Physiology, Invasive Cardio-nephrology, Chronic Total Occlusion PCI, Complex PCI, Device Innovation


Education

Medical School: University of Sheffield, University of Oxford

Residency: Cambridge University, Stanford University

Fellowships: Stanford University, Mount Sinai Hospital

Mir Babar Basir D.O. Adjunct Faculty

Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit, MI 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Chronic Total Occlusion PCI, Complex PCI, Mechanical Circulatory Support

 

Education

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Indiana University

Fellowships: Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University

Aditya Bharadwaj MD Master Faculty

Loma Linda University Medical –San Bernadino, CA 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine 


Education

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute

Residency: Detroit Medical Center

Fellowships: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Seth Bilazarian MD Medical Office Faculty

Vice President, Medical Education and Training, Abiomed, Inc. – Danvers, MA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Coronary and Peripheral Interventional Cardiology

Expertise:  Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Vascular Ultrasound, Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Residency: Johns Hopkins University

Fellowship: Boston City and Boston University Medical Center

 


Daniel "Dan" Burkhoff MD, PhD Master Faculty

Columbia University Medical Center–New York, NY

Leadership: Director of Heart Failure at CRF

Specialties: Cardiology, Hemodynamics,  Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support 


Education

Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Residency: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Fellowships: Johns Hopkins Hospital 

Roberta "Bobbi" C. Bogaev MD Master Faculty

Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital –Richmond, VA

Board Certifications: Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Specialties: Prevention of Heart Failure, Early Treatment of Heart Failure Patients, Optimizing Outcomes for Patients who Require Mechanical Circulatory Support.


Education

Medical School: Clinical Cardiology, University of Virginia

Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Virginia

Fellowship: Clinical Cardiology, University of Virginia

Shon "Anjan" Chakrabarti MD, MPH Medical Office Faculty

Medical Director, Clinical and Medical Affairs, Abiomed, Inc. – Danvers, MA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Trials

 

Education

Medical School: Wayne State University

Residency: University of Michigan

Fellowship: Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Other: Harvard School of Public Health – MPH Clinical Effectiveness

Marinos Charalambous MD Adjunct Faculty

Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Assistant Professor, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Imaging Interpretation

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, CHIP/High-Risk PCI, Chronic Total Occlusions

 

Education

Medical School: University of Crete School of Medicine

Residency: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Fellowships: Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York 

 

Thomas "Thom" Dahle MD Master Faculty

St. Cloud Hospital –Hutchinson, MN

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine


Education

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency: University of Minnesota Medical School

Fellowships: Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, University of Minnesota

Michael "Mike" Gibson MD Master Faculty

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, MA

Leadership: CEO of the combined non-profit Baim and PERFUSE research institutes at Harvard Medical School.

Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Editor-In-Chief of WikiDoc Foundation.

Director of a Cardiac Catheterization laboratory, Coronary Care Unit Director, Chief of Cardiology (in the past).

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: interventional cardiologist, researcher & educator


Education

Medical School: University of Chicago

Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Fellowships: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

Cindy L. Grines MD Master Faculty

Northside Cardiovascular Institute –Atlanta, GA

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease,Interventional  Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Specialties: Cardiac Imaging, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology


Education

Medical School: Ohio State University Medical Center

Residency: Ohio State University Medical Center 

Fellowships: Ohio State University Medical Center, University of Michigan


Amir Kaki MD Master Faculty

Ascension St. John’s Hospital – Warren, MI

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: IC, MSC, Large Bore Access and Endovascular Intervention. 


Education

Medical School: Universidad Iberoamericana School of Medicine - Dominican Republic

Residency: Erlanger Medical Center

Fellowships: Lenox Hill, University of Arizona Medical Center


Sanjog Kalra MD Master Faculty

Albert Einstein Healthcare Hospital – Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology


Education

Medical School: University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine

Residency: University of Toronto

Fellowship: Columbia University

Navin Kapur MD Master Faculty

Tufts Medical Center – Boston, MA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplant Medicine

Expertise: Interventional cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support 


Education

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine 

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowships: Johns Hopkins Hospital


Dimitri Karmpaliotis MD Master Faculty

Columbia University Medical Center/ New York-Presbyterian – New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology 

Expertise: chronic total occlusions in coronary arteries


Education

Medical School: University of Athens School of Health Sciences 

Residency: Brown University

Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, MGH

Morton Kern MD Master Faculty

UCI Health Cardiovascular Center – Orange, CA

Leadership: Chief of Medicine, VA Long Beach Heath Care System

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Acute coronary syndromes, Hemodynamics, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy


Education

Medical School: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital - New York

Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston


John M. Lasala MD, PhD Master Faculty

Washington University School of Medicine – St. Louis, MO

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Structural Heart procedures

 

Education

Medical School: University of Connecticut

Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine

Fellowships: Yale University School of Medicine

Alejandro Lemor MD Adjunct Faculty

Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine

Expertise: Cardiology


Education

Medical School: Universidad de San Martin de Porres, Peru

Masters Degree: Universidad de San Martin de Porres, Peru

Residency: Mount Sinai Health System, Internal Medicine

Fellowships: Henry Ford Hospital, Cardiovascular Disease

Michael Lim MD Master Faculty

Saint Louis University Hospital - St Louis, MO 

Hospital Leadership: Director: Division of Cardiology, Director: Cardiac Cath Lab

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Catheter-based Heart Therapies, Interventional cardiology, Valve Disease

 

Education

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine 

Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine 

Fellowships: University of Michigan Hospitals 


William "Bill" Lombardi MD Master Faculty

University of Washington Medical Center – Seattle, WA

Hospital Leadership: Director of Complex Coronary Artery Disease Therapies in the Regional Heart Center Cardiology Clinic. UW associate professor of Cardiology.

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization


Education

Medical School: Tulane University-School of Medicine

Residency: University of Utah 

Fellowships: University of Utah 

Ehtisham Mahmud MD Master Faculty

UCSD – San Diego, CA

Leadership: Division Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine; Executive Director, Medicine - Cardiovascular Institute; Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Cath Lab; president of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Professor of Medicine

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: MitraClip Implantation


Education

Medical School: University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada

Residency: UC San Diego, School of Medicine

Fellowship: A Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center Emory University Atlanta; UC San Diego School of Medicine

Jeffrey "Jeff" Moses MD Master Faculty

New York-Presbyterian Hospital – New York, NY

Hospital Leadership: Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization, Coronary Artery Disease, Stents, Angioplasty, Percutaneous Transluminal, Valvular Heart Disease


Education

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 

Residency: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Fellowships: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

William "Bill" O’Neill MD Master Faculty

Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit, MI 

Hospital Leadership: Medical Director: Center for Structural Heart Disease

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiology, Structural Heart Disease 


Education

Medical School: Wayne State University

Residency: Wayne State University, Internal Medicine 

Fellowships: University of Michigan, Cardiovascular Disease

Rajan "Raj" Patel MD Master Faculty

Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, LA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Specialties: Interventional Cardiology, Complex PCI, CTO PCI (Director), Peripheral Interventions, Mechanical Circulatory Support


Education

Medical School: Stanford University

Residency: Yale University

Fellowships: University of Virginia

Duane Pinto MD Master Faculty

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Boston, MA

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology; Vascular Medicine


Education

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine  

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowships: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Bhaskar Purushottam MD Adjunct Faculty

Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Rapid City, SD

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, RPVI, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Chronic Total Occlusion PCI, Complex PCI, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Venous Disease

 

Education

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India

Residency: Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA


Fellowships:

Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA [Cardiovascular Medicine]

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI [Interventional Cardiology]

Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY [Endovascular and Structural Interventions]

Theodore "Ted" Schreiber MD Master Faculty

St. John’s Macomb Hospital Ascension – Warren, MI

Hospital Leadership: Chief of Cardiology

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Carotid Artery Diseases, Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent, Coronary Atherectomy, Coronary Thrombosis, Heart Catheterization, Hemorrhage, Myocardial Infarction, Transluminal Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty, Unstable Angina


Education

Medical School: Cornell University Medical College 

Residency: New York Hospital  

Fellowships: William Beaumont Hospital

Charles Simonton MD Medical Office Faculty

Abiomed, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer - Danvers, MA


Leadership (past): Director, Interventional Cardiology, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, Charlotte,NC;

Chief Medical Officer, Abbott Vascular; PCICHUCK LLC - Charlotte, NC, USA


Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Complex Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Heart Failure


Education:

Medical School: Harvard Medical School 

Residency: University of California San Francisco, CA

Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center


Hemindermeet Singh MD Adjunct Faculty

Mercy-Health St Vincent Medical Center - Toledo, OH 

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine, American Board of Echocardiography, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology


Education

Medical School: Government Medical College - Amritsar, India 

Residency: Mercy-Health St Vincent Medical Center - Toledo, OH


Fellowships:

Cardiology - Mercy-Health St Vincent Medical Center - Toledo, OH

Interventional Cardiology - Ascension St John Hospital - Detroit, MI

Timothy "Tim" Smith MD Master Faculty

The Christ Hospital – Cincinnati, OH

Director Cardio-Vascular Intensive Care Unit

Board Certifications: Critical Care, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Endovascular Medicine

Expertise: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Critical Care


Education

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine of East Carolina University 

Residency: Carolinas Medical Center

Fellowships: Rush University Medical Center

Hector Tamez MD Adjunct Faculty

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Clinical Effectiveness

 

Education

Medical School: Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Mexico 

Masters Degree: Harvard School of Public Health

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowships: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Rajiv "Raj" Tayal MD Master Faculty

Newark Beth Israel – Newark, NJ

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation, Nuclear Cardiology

Expertise: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology


Education

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine

Residency: Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences 

Fellowship: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center


Craig Thompson MD Master Faculty

NYU Langone Hospitals – New York, NY

Leadership: (2014-2016) CMO Boston Scientific

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology


Education

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Residency: University of Mississippi

Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital, MGH

Mark Tuttle MD Adjunct Faculty

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, MA

Expertise: Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology


Education

Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine (UTCOM), Toledo, OH

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowships: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


George Vetrovec MD Master Faculty

Virginia Commonwealth University, Professor Emeritus – Richmond, VA

Abiomed, Medical Consultant - Danvers, MA

 

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System



Jason Wollmuth MD Master Faculty

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute – Portland, OR 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology


Education

Medical School: Oregon Health Sciences University School Of Medicine

Residency: University of Arizona

Fellowship: Washington University

Malissa Wood MD Master Faculty

Massachusetts General Hospital – Boston, MA

Hospital Leadership: Co-Director, Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program

Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease

Specialties: Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease, Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), Cardiovascular disease in women, Cardiovascular disease prevention, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular disease in athletes, Valvular heart disease.


Education

Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City

Residency and General Cardiology Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center