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.

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Denice Susini
Fellowship Administrator
Email: Denice.susini@uphs.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-662-2884

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 Venkatesh Anjan

    Venkatesh Anjan, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Northwestern
    Medical School: University of Arizona

  • Portrait of Brian Betensky

    Brian Betensky, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Lawrence T. Bish

    Lawrence T. Bish, MD PhD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: 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 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

    Bram Geller, MD

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

  • Portrait of  E. Wilson Grandin

    E. Wilson Grandin, MD, MPH

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Brigham and Women
    Medical School: Tufts

  • Portrait of Marie Guerraty

    Marie Guerraty, MD, PhD

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

  • 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 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 Jeremy Mazurek

    Jeremy Mazurek, MD

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

  • 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 Parin Patel, MD

    Dawn Pedrotty, MD, PhD

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

  • Portrait of Vimal Ramjee

    Vimal Ramjee, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Emory
    Medical School: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

  • Garvey A. Rene

    A. Garvey Rene, MD

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

  • Portrait of Matthew Saybolt

    Matthew Saybolt, MD

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

  • Portrait of George C. Shaw

    George C. Shaw, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: University of Virginia
    Medical School: Ohio State

  • Portrait of S. Rasi Wickramasinghe

    S. Rasi Wickramasinghe, MD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Johns Hopkins
    Medical School: Johns Hopkins

Current Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellows

  • Benjamin A. D’Souza, MD

    Benjamin A. D’Souza, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

  • Portrait of Iosif Kelesidis, MD

    Iosif Kelesidis, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Residency: Montefiore
    Medical School: University of Athens

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    Amit Mehrotra, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Chicago
    Residency: University of Chicago
    Medical School: University of Chicago

  • Parin Patel, MD

    Parin Patel, MD

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

  • Kurt Schillinger, MD, PhD

    Kurt Schillinger, MD, PhD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

  • Portrait of Dev Venugopal, MD

    Dev Venugopal, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    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 Edo Birati, MD

    Edo Birati, MD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Cardiology Fellowship: Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Residency: Meir General Hospital, Kefar Saba, Israel
    Medical School: Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

  • Portrait of Thomas J. O'Neill IV MD PhD

    Thomas J. O'Neill IV, MD, PhD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Residency: University of North Carolina Hospital
    Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

  • Esther E. Vorovich, MD

    Esther Vorovich, MD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Current Interventional Cardiology Fellows

  • Robert S. Fenning, MD

    Robert S. Fenning, MD

    Interventional Cardiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Vikram Prasanna, MD

    Vikram Prasanna, MD

    Interventional Cardiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Other Fellows

  • Portrait of Tacy Downing, MD

    Tacy Downing, MD

    Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    Residency: Duke University Medical Center
    Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

  • Portrait of Eri Fukaya, MD, PhD

    Eri Fukaya, MD, PhD

    Vascular Cardiology
    Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
    Medical School: Tokyo Women's Medical University

  • Portrait of Philip G. Haines, MD, MPH

    Philip G. Haines, MD, MPH

    Cardiac Research
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Univerify of Oxford

  • 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 Abigail M. Khan, MD

    Abigail M. Khan, MD

    Adult Congenital Heart Disease and MS Clinical Epidemiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
    Medical School: Harvard Medical School

  • Portrait of Vinay U. Kini, MD

    Vinay U. Kini, MD

    Health Policy Research
    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
    Residency: Jefferson Medical College
    Medical School: I.N.E.S.S.M. Algiers

  • Portrait of Rupal P. O'Quinn, MD

    Rupal P. O'Quinn, MD

    Cardio-Oncology
    Residency: University of Michigan Health System
    Medical School: UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

  • Portrait of Payman Zamani, MD

    Payman Zamani, MD

    Cardiac Research
    Residency: Brigham and Women's - A Teaching Affiliate of Harvard Medical School
    Medical School: Harvard Medical School