Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Penn Medicine

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Program Description

The three-year cardiovascular disease fellowship at Penn Medicine prepares fellows for careers as outstanding clinical cardiologists, clinical investigators and scientists.

Program Directors

Cardiovascular Fellowship Brochure

For detailed information about the Cardiovascular Fellowship Programs at Penn, download the Cardiovascular Fellowship Brochure.

Download Cardiovascular Fellowship Brochure (PDF)

How to Apply

The Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program participates in ERAS, the Electronic Residency Application Service, and the National Medical Specialties Matching Program.

Interviews are by invitation only and are conducted during prearranged dates from February to April. When necessary, interviews can be arranged on unscheduled days.

Interested applicants should provide:

  • A completed application
  • Small photo
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of reference (one from the current program director)
  • Copy of the medical school Dean’s letter to ERAS by the end of August in order to be considered for an interview.

Questions?

Interested applicants should contact the Fellowship Administrator with any questions about the program.

Current Cardiovascular Disease Fellows

  • Portrait of Sri Adusumalli, MD

    Sri Adusumalli, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
    Medical School: VCU School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Lawrence T. Bish

    Lawrence T. Bish, MD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Suparna Chandra

    Suparna Chandra, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Mayo Clinic
    Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School

  • Portrait of Henry Cheng, MD

    Henry Cheng, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Johns Hopkins
    Medical School: University of California LA David Geffen School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Edward Clermont, MD

    Edward Clermont, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Emory University
    Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Paul N. Fiorilli

    Paul N. Fiorilli, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of

    Bram Geller, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Portrait of Marie Guerraty

    Marie Guerraty, MD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Portrait of Jana Hoffmeister

    Jana Hoffmeister, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Tufts Medical Center
    Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Matthew Hyman

    Matthew Hyman MD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency:Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School:University of Michigan

  • Portrait of Jenna Kay, MD

    Jenna Kay, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Emory University
    Medical School: University of California at San Francisco

  • Portrait of Daniel Kiss, MD

    Daniel Kiss, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

  • Portrait of Taisei Kobayashi

    Taisei Kobayashi, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Case Western Reserve

  • Portrait of Jackson J. Liang

    Jackson J. Liang, DO

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Mayo Clinic
    Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Portrait of Sharayne Mark

    Sharayne Mark, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: New York Presbyterian–Cornell
    Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Jonathan Menachem

    Jonathan Menachem, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Duke University
    Medical School: Tulane Medical School

  • Portrait of Jennifer Monti

    Jennifer Monti, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Johns Hopkins
    Medical School: Case Western Reserve

  • Portrait of Edmond Obeng-Gyimah

    Edmond Obeng-Gyimah, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Boston Medical Center
    Medical School: Albert Einstein, Yeshiva University

  • Portrait of Edmond Obeng-Gyimah

    Vikram Palanivel, MD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Presbyterian Hospital–Weill Cornell
    Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Portrait of Parin Patel, MD

    Dawn Pedrotty, MD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Duke University

  • Portrait of Venkatesh Anjan

    Eliot Peyster, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

  • Portrait of Garvey A. Rene

    A. Garvey Rene, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: New York Presbyterian Columbia
    Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Portrait of Nosheen Reza

    Nosheen Reza, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
    Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

  • Cori Russell

    Cori Russell, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

  • Portrait of Matthew Saybolt

    Matthew Saybolt, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Current Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellows

  • Brian Betensky, MD

    Brian Betensky, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

  • Jeffrey Gordon, MD

    Jeffrey Gordon, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Cardiology Fellowship: University of California at Los Angeles
    Residency: University of Washington
    Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Joe Fahed, MD

    Joe Fahed, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Cardiology Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Medical School: St. Joseph University School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon

  • Ramanan Kumareswaran, MD

    Ramanan Kumareswaran, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship: University of Toronto
    Cardiology Fellowship: University of Toronto
    Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, Massachusetts
    Medical School: Chicago Medical School

  • Todd Mendelson, MD

    Todd Mendelson, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: New York University Langone Medical Center
    Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Rajeev Pathak, MD

    Rajeev Pathak, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Canberra Hospital
    Residency: Wexham Park Hospital
    Medical School: Royal Australasian College

  • George C. Shaw, MD

    George C. Shaw, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: University of Virginia
    Medical School: Ohio State

  • Portrait of Dev Venugopal, MD

    Dev Venugopal, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Residency: University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School: Jawaharlal Inst Post-Grad Med Edu & Research

Current Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellows

  • Portrait of E. Wilson Grandin, MD, MPH

    E. Wilson Grandin, MD, MPH

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Jeremy Mazurek, MD

    Jeremy Mazurek, MD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Jacobi Medical Center
    Medical School: Albert Einstein, Yeshiva University

Current Interventional Cardiology Fellows

  • Venkatesh Anjan, MD

    Venkatesh Anjan, MD

    Interventional Cardiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Northwestern
    Medical School: University of Arizona

  • S. Rasi Wickramasinghe, MD, Ph

    S. Rasi Wickramasinghe, MD, PhD

    Interventional Cardiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Johns Hopkins
    Medical School: Johns Hopkins

Other Fellows

  • Tanmay Bhamare, MD

    Tanmay Bhamare, MD

    Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    Cardiology Fellowship: The Hospital of Sick Children
    Residency: Miami's Children Hospital
    Medical School: King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth GS Medical College

  • Portrait of Tacy Downing, MD

    Tacy Downing, MD

    Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    Cardiology Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Residency: Duke University Medical Center
    Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Ali Javaheri, MD

    Ali Javaheri, MD, PhD

    Cardiac Research
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
    Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Vinay U. Kini, MD

    Vinay U. Kini, MD

    Health Policy Research
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Marisa C. Mizus, MD

    Marisa C. Mizus, MD

    Vascular Cardiology
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Hind W. Rahmouni, MD

    Hind W. Rahmouni, MD

    MS Clinical Epidemiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Jefferson Medical College
    Medical School: I.N.E.S.S.M. Algiers

  • Portrait of Vimal Ramjee, MD

    Vimal Ramjee, MD

    Cardiac Research
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Emory
    Medical School: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine