Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

The cardiovascular disease fellowship is a three-year program that prepares fellows for careers as outstanding clinical cardiologists, clinical investigators and scientists.

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

Frank E. Silvestry, MD

Frank E. Silvestry, M.D.

Director Cardiovascular Fellowship Program

Muredach P. Reilly, MBBCH, MSCE

Muredach P. Reilly, MBBCH, MSCE

Associate Program Director Cardiovascular Fellowship Program

Current Cardiovascular Disease Fellows

Sri Adusumalli, MD

Sri Adusumalli, MD

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

Lawrence T. Bish, MD, PhD

Lawrence T. Bish, MD, PhD

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

Suparna Chandra, MD

Suparna Chandra, MD

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

Henry Cheng, MD

Henry Cheng, MD

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

Edward Clermont, MD

Edward Clermont, MD

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

Paul N. Fiorilli, MD

Paul N. Fiorilli, MD

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

Bram Geller, MD

Bram Geller, MD

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

Marie Guerraty, MD, PhD

Marie Guerraty, MD, PhD

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

Jana Hoffmeister, MD

Jana Hoffmeister, MD

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

Matthew Hyman MD, PhD

Matthew Hyman MD, PhD

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

Jenna Kay, MD

Jenna Kay, MD

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

Daniel Kiss, MD

Daniel Kiss, MD

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

Taisei Kobayashi, MD

Taisei Kobayashi, MD

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

Jackson J. Liang, DO

Jackson J. Liang, DO

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

Sharayne Mark, MD

Sharayne Mark, MD

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

Jonathan Menachem, MD

Jonathan Menachem, MD

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

Jennifer Monti, MD

Jennifer Monti, MD

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

Edmond Obeng-Gyimah, MD

Edmond Obeng-Gyimah, MD

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

Vikram Palanivel, MD, PhD

Vikram Palanivel, MD, PhD

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

Dawn Pedrotty, MD, PhD

Dawn Pedrotty, MD, PhD

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

Eliot Peyster, MD

Eliot Peyster, MD

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

A. Garvey Rene, MD

A. Garvey Rene, MD

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

Nosheen Reza, MD

Nosheen Reza, MD

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

Cori Russell, MD

Cori Russell, MD

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

Matthew Saybolt, MD

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
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

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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

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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

Dev Venugopal, MD

Dev Venugopal, MD

Clinical Electrophysiology
Cardiology 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 Fellows

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

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
Residency:Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Medical School:University of Arizona College of Medicine

S. Rasi Wickramasinghe, MD, PhD

S. Rasi Wickramasinghe, MD, PhD

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

Other Fellows

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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

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

Ali Javaheri, MD, PhD

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

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

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

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

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

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