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FELLOWS IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE PROGRAM

Umair Ahmad, MD
Medical School:  St. Matthews University School of Medicine
Residency:  UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School/East Orange Veterans Affairs Hospital
Umair.Ahmad@osumc.edu
Khadijah Breathett, MD
Medical School:  University of Michigan
Residency:  Duke University
Khadijah.Breathett@osumc.edu
Greg Comfort, MD
Medical School:  The Ohio State University
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Gregory.Comfort@osumc.edu
Essa Essa, MBBS
Medical School:  University of Jordan 
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Essa.Essa@osumc.edu
Jason Evanchan, MD
Medical School:  Ohio University 
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Jason.Evanchan@osumc.edu
Ronald Henckel, MD
Medical School:  University of Washington School of Medicine
Residency:  University of Michigan Internal Medicine
Ronald.Henckel@osumc.edu
Nkechinyere Ijioma, MBBS
Medical School:  University of Nigeria 
Residency:  University of Iowa
Nkechinyere.Ijioma@osumc.edu 
Nishaki Mehta, MBBS
Medical School:  Seth C.S. Medical College, India
Residency:  George Washington University 
Nishaki.Mehta@osumc.edu
Peter Norton, MD
Medical School:  University of Florida
Residency:  Bexar County Hospital, TX
Peter.Norton@osumc.edu
Dilesh Patel, MD
Medical School:  University of Michigan
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Dilesh.Patel@osumc.edu
Andrew Pederzolli, MD
Medical School:  University of Rochester
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Andrew.Pederzolli@osumc.edu
Kyle Pfahl, MD
Medical School:  Case Western Reserve University
Residency:  University of Michigan
Kyle.Pfahl@osumc.edu
Emily Ruden, MD
Medical School:  Indiana University
Residency:  Duke University
Emily.Ruden@osumc.edu
Christina Salazar, MD
Medical School:  University of Kansas
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Christina.Salazar@osumc.edu
Yasmin Siddiqui, DO
Medical School:  Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Yasmin.Siddiqui@osumc.edu
Kevin Stiver, MD
Medical School:  Indiana University  
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Kevin.Stiver@osumc.edu
Montoya Taylor, MD
Medical School:  Brown University 
Residency:  Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University
Montoya.Taylor@osumc.edu
Deepali Tukaye, MD
Medical School:  M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, India
Residency:  University of Louisville Department of Medicine
Deepali.Tukaye@osumc.edu
Michael Velez, MD
Medical School:  West Virginia University School of Medicine
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Michael.Velez@osumc.edu
Akira Wada, MD
Medical School:  University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Akira.Wada@osumc.edu

 

FELLOWS IN ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE PROGRAM

Elisa Bradley, MD
Medical School:  University of Illinois 
Residency:  University of Wisconsin
General Cardiology Fellowship: Washington University
Elisa.Bradley@osumc.edu

 

FELLOWS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DIAGNOSTICS PROGRAM

Jason Craft, MD
Medical School:  Brown University
Residency:  Boston University
Cardiology Fellowship: Drexel University
Jason.Craft@osumc.edu

 

FELLOWS IN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PROGRAM

Anish Amin, MD
Medical School:  The Ohio State University
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Cardiology Fellowship:  The Ohio State University
Anish.Amin@osumc.edu
German Kamalov, MD
Medical School:  Yerevan Medical State Univ., Armenia  
Residency:  Yerevan Medical State University 
Cardiology Fellowship:  University of Tennessee
German.Kamalov@osumc.edu
Sunil Kumar, MD
Medical School:  B.J. Medical College/Pune University
Residency:  Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 
Cardiology Fellowship:  University of Nebraska Omaha
Sunil.Kumar@osumc.edu
Jose Torres, MD
Medical School:  University of Cuenca, Ecuador  
Residency:  Temple University  
Cardiology Fellowship:  Mt. Sinai Medical Center  
Jose.Torres@osumc.edu

 

FELLOWS IN HEART FAILURE/CARDIAC TRANSPLANT PROGRAM


Adam Pleister, MD
Medical School:  Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency:  The Ohio State University
Cardiology Fellowship:  The Ohio State University
Adam.Pleister@osumc.edu
Sakima Smith, MD
Medical School:  Temple University
Residency:  Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University 
Cardiology Fellowship:  The Ohio State University 
Sakima.Smith@osumc.edu

 

FELLOWS IN INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY PROGRAM

Grace Ayafor, MD
Medical School:  St. Matthew's University School of Medicine
Residency:  University of Iowa  
Cardiology Fellowship:  The Ohio State University
Grace.Ayafor@osumc.edu
Peter Bittenbender, MD
Medical School:  The Ohio State University
Residency:  University of Michigan 
Cardiology Fellowship: The Ohio State University 
Peter.Bittenbender@osumc.edu
Evan Ownby, MD
Medical School:  Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Residency:  Indiana University
Cardiology Fellowship:  Indiana University
Evan.Ownby@osumc.edu