Graduates

Meet the past classes of graduates from the Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program at the Smidt Heart Institute and see where they are now.

  • Ameera Ahmed, MD, Fellow, Interventional/Structural Cardiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Stephanie Cantu, MD,  Fellow, Cardiovascular Advanced Imaging, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Akshar Patel, MD,  Fellow, Interventional/Structural Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Odayme Quesada, MD,  Fellow, NIH T32 Advanced Heart Disease Research, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai
  • Aaron Yung, MD,  Fellow, Interventional/Structural Cardiology, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai
  • Henry Chu, MD, Fellow, Interventional Cardiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
  • Omeed Elboudwarej, MD, Attending Cardiologist, Beverly Hills Cardiology, Los Angeles
  • Andriana Nikolova, MD,  Fellow, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai
  • Joseph Palatinus, MD,  Fellow, NIH T32 Advanced Heart Disease Research, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai
  • Michael Share, MD, Attending Cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
  • Richard Cheng, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Attending Cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Interventional/Structural Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco
  • Joseph Ebinger, MD, assistant clinical professor, Director, Clinical Analytics, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai
  • Devin Kehl, MD, attending cardiologist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, California
  • Jayson Morgan, MD, Clinical instructor, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, attending cardiologist, Renown Medical Center, Reno, Nevada
  • Yu Xie, MD, attending cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, California Pacific Medical Center, Palo Alto, California
  • Robert Cole, MD, Attending cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
  • Alexandra Lajoie, MD, Attending cardiologist, Pacific Heart Institute, Santa Monica, California
  • David Lange, MD, Attending cardiologist, Interventional/Structural Cardiology, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara Homestead Hospital, Santa Clara, California
  • Jordan Kawano, MD, attending cardiologist, Pacific Heart Institute, Santa Monica, California
  • Sandeep Krishnan, MD, attending cardiologist, Interventional/Structural Cardiology,  St. John Heart Institute, Ascension Health, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Leandro Slipczuk, MD, PhD, Assistant professor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, director, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, director, Lipid Clinic, Heart and Vascular Institute, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
  • Daniel Westerdahl, MD, Chair, Department of Cardiology, attending cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
  • Melody Zaya, MD, Attending cardiologist, Kaiser Permanente, Irvine, California
  • Tarun Chakravarty, MD, Attending cardiologist, Interventional/Structural Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
  • Ashkan Ehdaie, MD, Assistant Professor, Attending Cardiologist, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai
  • Jonathan Neyer, MD, Clinical instructor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, attending cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles
  • Asim Rafique, MD, Assistant professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, attending cardiologist, Interventional Cardiology, UCLA Santa Monica Cardiology and Imaging, Santa Monica, California
  • Abhimanyu Uberoi, MD, Director, Structural Heart Program, interventional cardiologist, Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center, Clackamas, Oregon
  • Kevin Bauer, MD, Attending cardiologist, Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Fremont, California
  • Jared Herr, MD, Attending cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology, Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Center for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies at California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
  • Ryan Morrissey, MD, Attending cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology, Northwest Kaiser Permanente Physicians and Surgeons, Clackamas, Oregon
  • Prashant Patel, MD, FACC, Assistant clinical professor, Indiana University School of Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Union Associated Physicians Clinic, Terre Haute, Indiana
  • Ankit Rathod, MD, Assistant clinical professor, UCSF-Fresno, attending cardiologist, University Cardiovascular Center, Fresno, California
  • Amir H. Sadrzadeh Rafie, MD, Attending cardiologist, Interventional Cardiology, Glendale Heart Institute, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, California
  • Rashmee Shah, MD, MS, Assistant professor, attending cardiologist, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jorge Castellanos, MD, Attending cardiologist, Interventional Cardiology, Newport Heart Medical Group; physician adviser, Structural Heart Disease Program, Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, California
  • Vamsi Krishna, MD, Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Seton Hays Medical Center, Kyle, Texas
  • Collins Kwarteng, MD, Attending cardiologist, Dublin Macon Cardiology, PC, Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin, Georgia
  • Amit Noheria, MD, Assistant professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, attending cardiologist, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Anita Phancao, MD, Co-medical director for Heart Failure Institute Service, INTEGRIS Advanced Cardiac Care (Heart Failure/VAD/Transplant), INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Radhakrishnan Ramaraj, MD, Attending cardiologist, Champion Vascular Care, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Dunn, North Carolina
  • Janet Wei, MD, assistant professor of Medicine, associate program director, cardiology fellowship program, attending cardiologist, Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai
  • Raymond Zimmer, MD, Attending cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group Cardiology Services, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
  • Sameer Amin, MD, Medical director, Subspecialty Services, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California
  • Jacob Dal-Bianco, MD, Instructor in Medicine and attending cardiologist, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts;
  • Dael Geft, MD, Attending cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
  • Amin Manuchehry, MD, Attending cardiologist, Interventional Cardiology, Sutter Health, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, San Jose, California
  • Steven M. Stevens, MD, Assistant clinical professor of Medicine, Clinical Electrophysiology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, attending cardiologist, St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Amelia Young, MD, Interventional cardiologist, Garfield Medical Center, Alhambra, California
  • Eugenio Cingolani, MD, Assistant professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, director, Cardiogenetics-Familial Arrhythmia Clinic, Clinical Electrophysiology, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
  • Jayanta Das, MD, Attending cardiologist, Interventional/Endovascular Cardiology, Cardiovascular Consultants Medical Group, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Valencia, California
  • Shervin Eshaghian, MD, Clinical instructor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, attending cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai; president, Beverly Hills Cardiology, Los Angeles
  • Gautam Kedia, MD, Director of Non-Invasive Cardiac Lab, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, managing member and co-founder, Lifetime Heart & Vascular, Gilbert, Arizona
  • Rita Ng, MD, Chief of Cardiology, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Medical Center, assistant clinical professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • Jamal Rana, MD, PhD, Assistant clinical professor, University of California, San Francisco; adjunct investigator, Division of Research, attending cardiologist, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California
  • Ko Paul Yamada, MD, Attending cardiologist, General Cardiology, Kaiser Permanente, West Los Angeles Medical Center Building, Los Angeles
  • David Fieno, MD, Attending cardiologist, Heart South Cardiovascular Group; Shelby Baptist Medical Center and Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Alabaster, Alabama
  • Faizi Jamal, MD, Assistant clinical professor, Division of Cardiology, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California
  • Raza Orakzai, MD, Assistant clinical professor of Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, attending cardiologist, St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington
  • Kiran Phillip, MD, MBA, Director, Global Business Development - Cardiovascular/Metabolic/ Renal/Respiratory Search & Evaluation, Cardiovascular Medicine, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Chicago
  • Sonia Shah, MD, associate professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, assistant director, Echocardiography, associate program director, Internal Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California
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