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

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    Venkatesh Anjan, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Northwestern
    Medical School: University of Arizona

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    Brian Betensky, MD

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

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    E. Wilson Grandin, MD, MPH

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Brigham and Women
    Medical School: Tufts

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    Marie Guerraty, MD, Ph.D

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

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    Jana Hoffmeister, MD

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

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    Matthew Hyman MD, PhD

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

  • Vinay U. Kini, MD

    Vinay U. Kini, MD

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

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    Taisei Kobayshi, MD

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

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    Jeremy Mazurek, MD

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

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    Sharayne Mark, MD

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

  • Nidhi Mehta, MD

    Nidhi Mehta, MD

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

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    Jonathan Menachem, MD

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

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    Jennifer Monti, MD

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

  • Parin Patel, MD

    Dawn Pedrotty, MD, PhD

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

  • W. Hind Rahmouni, MD

    W. Hind Rahmouni, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Jefferson Medical College
    Medical School: I.N.E.S.S.M. Algiers

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    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

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    George C. Shaw, MD

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

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    S. Rasi Wickramasinghe, MD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Johns Hopkins
    Medical School: Johns Hopkins

  • Payman Zamani, MD

    Payman Zamani, MD

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Residency: Brigham and Women's - A Teaching Affiliate of Harvard Medical School
    Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Current Electrophysiology Fellows

  • Jeffrey S. Arkles, MD

    Jeffrey S. Arkles, MD

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

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    Daniel Benhayon, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh
    Residency: Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    Medical School: Universidad Central de Venezuela

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    William Chik, MD, PhD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Fellowship: Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Cardiology Fellowship: Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Lyell McEwin Hospital —Australia
    Residency: Flinders Medical Centre, SA, Australia
    Medical School: University of Adelaide, Australia

  • 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

  • Chethan Gangireddy, MD, MPH

    Chethan Gangireddy, MD, MPH

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School

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    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

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    Saha Paban, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis

  • 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

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    Mouhannad Sadek, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Clinical Electrophysiology: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
    Residency: University of Toronto
    Medical School: University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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    Pasquale Santangeli, MD, PhD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Clinical Electrophysiology: Stanford University School of Medicine
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Rome, Italy
    Residency: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Rome, Italy
    Medical School: Catholic University of the Sacred Heaert – Rome, Italy

  • Kurt Schillinger, MD, PhD

    Kurt Schillinger, MD, PhD

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

Current Heart Failure and Transplant Fellows

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    Sourin Banerji, MD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Cardiology Fellowship: Tufts
    Residency: St. Louis University
    Medical School: Northwestern

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    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

  • Hansie M. Mathelier, MD

    Hansie M. Mathelier, MD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Medical School: Johns Hopkins University

  • Esther E. Vorovich, MD

    Esther Vorovich, MD

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

Current Interventional Cardiology Fellows

  • Kelly C. Epps, MD

    Kelly C. Epps, MD

    Interventional Cardiology
    Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Medical School: Harvard Medical School

  • 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

  • Mitul B. Kadakia, MD

    Mitul B. Kadakia, MD

    Interventional Cardiology
    Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital - A Teaching Affiliate of Harvard Medical School
    Medical School: Harvard Medical School

  • Jeffrey O. Ogbara, MD

    Jeffrey O. Ogbara, MD

    Interventional Cardiology
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Brown University Alpert Medical School

  • 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

  • Eri Fukaya, MD, PhD

    Eri Fukaya, MD, PhD

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lavanya Kondapalli, MD

    Lavanya Kondapalli, MD

    Cardio-Oncology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Residency: University of Chicago Hospital
    Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

  • Rajan Jain, MD

    Rajan Jain, MD

    Cardiac Research
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: New York University School of Medicine