CAMP Faculty

The founding physicians of CAMP recognize that training and education needs to adapt to physician needs in order to improve the outcomes for these patients.

Ziad A. Ali MD, DPhil

Columbia University Irving Medical Center – New York, NY

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Intravascular Imaging and Physiology, Invasive Cardio-nephrology, Chronic Total Occlusion PCI, Complex PCI, Device Innovation

 

Education

Medical School: University of Sheffield, University of Oxford

Residency: Cambridge University, Stanford University

Fellowships: Stanford University, Mount Sinai Hospital

Mir Babar Basir D.O.

Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit, MI 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Chronic Total Occlusion PCI, Complex PCI, Mechanical Circulatory Support

 

Education

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Indiana University

Fellowships: Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University

Aditya Bharadwaj MD

Loma Linda University Medical –San Bernadino, CA 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine 

 

Education

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute

Residency: Detroit Medical Center

Fellowships: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Seth Bilazarian MD

Vice President, Medical Education and Training, Abiomed, Inc. – Danvers, MA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Coronary and Peripheral Interventional Cardiology

Expertise:  Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Vascular Ultrasound, Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Residency: Johns Hopkins University

Fellowship: Boston City and Boston University Medical Center

Daniel "Dan" Burkhoff MD, PhD

Columbia University Medical Center – New York, NY

Leadership: Director of Heart Failure at CRF

Specialties: Cardiology, Hemodynamics,  Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support 

 

Education

Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Residency: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Fellowships: Johns Hopkins Hospital 

Roberta "Bobbi" C. Bogaev MD

Medical Director, Heart Failure, Abiomed, Inc. – Danvers, MA

Board Certifications: Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Specialties: Prevention of Heart Failure, Early Treatment of Heart Failure Patients, Optimizing Outcomes for Patients who Require Mechanical Circulatory Support

 

Education

Medical School: Clinical Cardiology, University of Virginia

Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Virginia

Fellowship: Clinical Cardiology, University of Virginia

Shon "Anjan" Chakrabarti MD, MPH

Medical Director, Clinical and Medical Affairs, Abiomed, Inc. – Danvers, MA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Trials

 

Education

Medical School: Wayne State University

Residency: University of Michigan

Fellowship: Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Other: Harvard School of Public Health – MPH Clinical Effectiveness

Marinos Charalambous MD

Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Assistant Professor, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Imaging Interpretation

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, CHIP/High-Risk PCI, Chronic Total Occlusions

 

Education

Medical School: University of Crete School of Medicine

Residency: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Fellowships: Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York 

Thomas "Thom" Dahle MD

St. Cloud Hospital –Hutchinson, MN

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine

 

Education

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency: University of Minnesota Medical School

Fellowships: Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, University of Minnesota

Marc L. Dickstein MD

Columbia University Medical Center – New York, NY

Board Certifications: Anesthesiology

Expertise: Anesthesiology

 

Education

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Laura Franey MD

Spectrum Health - Grand Rapids, MI

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echo, Cardiac CT, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac MRI

Expertise: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography, Adult Echocardiography, Structural Heart Disease, Cardio-Oncology

 

Education

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago

Residency: William Beaumont Hospital (Internal Medicine)

Fellowship: William Beaumont Hospital (Cardiovascular Disease, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging)

Michael "Mike" Gibson MD

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, MA

Leadership: CEO of the combined non-profit Baim and PERFUSE research institutes at Harvard Medical School

Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Editor-In-Chief of WikiDoc Foundation

Director of a Cardiac Catheterization laboratory, Coronary Care Unit Director, Chief of Cardiology (in the past)

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: interventional cardiologist, researcher & educator

 

Education

Medical School: University of Chicago

Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Fellowships: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

Cindy L. Grines MD

Northside Cardiovascular Institute –Atlanta, GA

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease,Interventional  Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Specialties: Cardiac Imaging, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: Ohio State University Medical Center

Residency: Ohio State University Medical Center 

Fellowships: Ohio State University Medical Center, University of Michigan

Amir Kaki MD

Ascension St. John’s Hospital – Warren, MI

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: IC, MSC, Large Bore Access and Endovascular Intervention

 

Education

Medical School: Universidad Iberoamericana School of Medicine - Dominican Republic

Residency: Erlanger Medical Center

Fellowships: Lenox Hill, University of Arizona Medical Center

Sanjog Kalra MD

Albert Einstein Healthcare Hospital – Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine

Residency: University of Toronto

Fellowship: Columbia University

Navin Kapur MD

Tufts Medical Center – Boston, MA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplant Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support 

 

Education

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine 

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowships: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dimitri Karmpaliotis MD

Columbia University Medical Center/ New York-Presbyterian – New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology 

Expertise: chronic total occlusions in coronary arteries

 

Education

Medical School: University of Athens School of Health Sciences 

Residency: Brown University

Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, MGH

Morton Kern MD

UCI Health Cardiovascular Center – Orange, CA

Leadership: Chief of Medicine, VA Long Beach Heath Care System

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Acute coronary syndromes, Hemodynamics, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

 

Education

Medical School: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital - New York

Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston

John M. Lasala MD, PhD

Washington University School of Medicine – St. Louis, MO

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Structural Heart procedures

 

Education

Medical School: University of Connecticut

Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine

Fellowships: Yale University School of Medicine

Alejandro Lemor MD

Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine

Expertise:  Interventional Cardiology, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Cardiogenic Shock

 

Education

Medical School: Universidad de San Martin de Porres, Peru

Masters Degree: Universidad de San Martin de Porres, Peru

Residency: Mount Sinai Health System, Internal Medicine

Fellowships: Henry Ford Hospital, Cardiovascular Disease

Michael Lim MD

Saint Louis University Hospital - St Louis, MO 

Hospital Leadership: Director: Division of Cardiology, Director: Cardiac Cath Lab

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Catheter-based Heart Therapies, Interventional Cardiology, Valve Disease

 

Education

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine 

Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine 

Fellowships: University of Michigan Hospitals 

William "Bill" Lombardi MD

University of Washington Medical Center – Seattle, WA

Hospital Leadership: Director of Complex Coronary Artery Disease Therapies in the Regional Heart Center Cardiology Clinic. UW associate professor of Cardiology

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization

 

Education

Medical School: Tulane University-School of Medicine

Residency: University of Utah 

Fellowships: University of Utah 

Ehtisham Mahmud MD

UCSD – San Diego, CA

Leadership: Division Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine; Executive Director, Medicine - Cardiovascular Institute; Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Cath Lab; president of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Professor of Medicine

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: MitraClip Implantation

 

Education

Medical School: University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada

Residency: UC San Diego, School of Medicine

Fellowship: A Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center Emory University Atlanta; UC San Diego School of Medicine

Jeffrey "Jeff" Moses MD

New York-Presbyterian Hospital – New York, NY

Hospital Leadership: Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization, Coronary Artery Disease, Stents, Angioplasty, Percutaneous Transluminal, Valvular Heart Disease

 

Education

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 

Residency: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Fellowships: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

William "Bill" O’Neill MD

Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit, MI 

Hospital Leadership: Medical Director: Center for Structural Heart Disease

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiology, Structural Heart Disease 

 

Education

Medical School: Wayne State University

Residency: Wayne State University, Internal Medicine 

Fellowships: University of Michigan, Cardiovascular Disease

Rajan "Raj" Patel MD

Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, LA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Specialties: Interventional Cardiology, Complex PCI, CTO PCI (Director), Peripheral Interventions, Mechanical Circulatory Support

 

Education

Medical School: Stanford University

Residency: Yale University

Fellowships: University of Virginia

Duane Pinto MD

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Boston, MA

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology 

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology; Vascular Medicine

 

Education

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine  

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowships: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Bhaskar Purushottam MD

Monument Health Rapid City Hospital - Rapid City, SD

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, RPVI, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Chronic Total Occlusion PCI, Complex PCI, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Venous Disease

 

Education

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India

Residency: Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowships:

Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA [Cardiovascular Medicine]

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI [Interventional Cardiology]

Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY [Endovascular and Structural Interventions]

Theodore "Ted" Schreiber MD

St. John’s Macomb Hospital Ascension – Warren, MI

Hospital Leadership: Chief of Cardiology

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Carotid Artery Diseases, Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent, Coronary Atherectomy, Coronary Thrombosis, Heart Catheterization, Hemorrhage, Myocardial Infarction, Transluminal Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty, Unstable Angina

 

Education

Medical School: Cornell University Medical College 

Residency: New York Hospital  

Fellowships: William Beaumont Hospital

Charles "Chuck" Simonton MD

Abiomed, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer - Danvers, MA

Leadership (past): Director, Interventional Cardiology, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, Charlotte, NC;

Chief Medical Officer, Abbott Vascular; PCICHUCK LLC - Charlotte, NC, USA

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Complex Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Heart Failure

 

Education:

Medical School: Harvard Medical School 

Residency: University of California San Francisco, CA

Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center

Hemindermeet Singh MD

Mercy-Health St Vincent Medical Center - Toledo, OH 

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine, American Board of Echocardiography, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: Government Medical College - Amritsar, India 

Residency: Mercy-Health St Vincent Medical Center - Toledo, OH

Fellowships:

Cardiology - Mercy-Health St Vincent Medical Center - Toledo, OH

Interventional Cardiology - Ascension St John Hospital - Detroit, MI

Timothy "Tim" Smith MD

The Christ Hospital – Cincinnati, OH

Director Cardio-Vascular Intensive Care Unit

Board Certifications: Critical Care, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Endovascular Medicine

Expertise: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Critical Care

 

Education

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine of East Carolina University 

Residency: Carolinas Medical Center

Fellowships: Rush University Medical Center

Hector Tamez MD

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Boston, MA

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, Clinical Effectiveness

 

Education

Medical School: Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Mexico 

Masters Degree: Harvard School of Public Health

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowships: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Rajiv "Raj" Tayal MD

Newark Beth Israel – Newark, NJ

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation, Nuclear Cardiology

Expertise: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine

Residency: Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences 

Fellowship: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

 

Craig Thompson MD

NYU Langone Hospitals – New York, NY

Leadership: (2014-2016) CMO Boston Scientific

Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Residency: University of Mississippi

Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital, MGH

Mark Tuttle MD

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, MA

Expertise: Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine (UTCOM), Toledo, OH

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowships: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

George Vetrovec MD

Virginia Commonwealth University, Professor Emeritus – Richmond, VA

Abiomed, Medical Consultant - Danvers, MA

 

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology

Expertise:  General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Jason Wollmuth MD

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute – Portland, OR 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Expertise: Interventional Cardiology

 

Education

Medical School: Oregon Health Sciences University School Of Medicine

Residency: University of Arizona

Fellowship: Washington University

Malissa Wood MD

Massachusetts General Hospital – Boston, MA

Hospital Leadership: Co-Director, Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program

Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease

Specialties: Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease, Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), Cardiovascular disease in women, Cardiovascular disease prevention, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular disease in athletes, Valvular heart disease

 

Education

Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City

Residency and General Cardiology Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center