Division of

Cardiology

Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program

Current Fellows  |  July 2019 – June 2020

First Year Fellows

Michael J. Bashline, MD

MD, Temple University, 2016
Residency, UPMC, 2019

 

Agnes Koczo, MD

MD, Virginia Commonwealth, 2015
Residency, UPMC, 2018

 

Ann Canterbury, MD

MD, University of Toledo, 2016
Residency, UPMC, 2019

 

Ivan N. Mugisha, MD

MD, University of Illinois, 2015
Residency, Washington University, 2018

 

Michael W. Gardner, MD

MD, University of Arkansas, 2016
Residency, Oregon Health and Science University, 2019

 

Ricardo A. Nieves, MD

MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
Residency, UPMC, 2019

 

Allexa A. Hammond, MD

MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 2016
Residency, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2019

 

Natalie R. Stokes, MD

MD, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
Residency, University of Pennsylvania, 2019

 

Second Year Fellows

Stephen T. Broughton, MD

MD, University of Arkansas, 2015
Residency, Wake Forest, 2018

Email: broughtonst@upmc.edu

Anum Saeed, MBBS

MBBS, Ziauddin Medical College, 2011
Residency, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, 2016
Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, 2018

Email: saeeda2@upmc.edu

Abdallah A. Bukari, MD

MD, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
Residency, University of Chicago, 2017

Email: bukaria@upmc.edu

Daniel L. Shpilsky, MD

MD, Temple University, 2015
Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2018

Email: shpilskydl2@upmc.edu

Rebecca F. Lolley, MD

MD, Thomas Jefferson University, 2014
Residency, University of Maryland, 2018

Email: lolleyrf@upmc.edu

Daniel G. Wann, MD

MD, East Tennessee State University, 2015
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2018

Email: wanndg@upmc.edu

Vinaya C. Mulkareddy, MD

MD, St. Louis University, 2015
Residency, Barnes Jewish Hospital (WUSTL), 2018

Email: mulkareddyvc@upmc.edu

Adil A. Yunis, MD

Medical School, Boston University – 2014
Residency, Boston University – 2017

Email: yunisaa@upmc.edu

Jonathan P. Pollock, MD

MD, Pennsylvania State University, 2014
Residency, Wright State University, 2017

Email: pollockjp@upmc.edu

Third Year Fellows

Laith Alkukhun, MBBS

MBBS, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2010
Residency, Cleveland Clinic, 2017

Email: alkukhunl@upmc.edu

Arun M. Iyer, MD

MD, University of South Carolina College of Medicine, 2014
Residency, Case Western Reserve, 2017

Email: iyeram@upmc.edu

Amr Barakat, MBBCh

MBBCh, Ain Shams Univeristy, 2009
Residency, Cleveland Clinic, 2017

Email: barakataf2@upmc.edu

Amber Makani, MD

MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2014
Residency, Case Western Reserve, 2017

Email: makania@upmc.edu

Lindsey A. Cilia, MD

MD, Albany Medical College, 2014
Residency, Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital, 2017

Email: ciliala@upmc.edu

Amy Marino, MD

MD, George Washington University, 2014
Residency, University of Pittsburgh, 2017

Email: marinoal@upmc.edu

Emily N. Guhl, MD

MD, University of Chicago, 2014
Residency, Univeristy of Pittsburgh, 2017

Email: guhlen@upmc.edu

Advanced Cardiovascular Fellows

Charles Nicolais, MD
Interventional Cardiology

MD, George Washington School of Medicine, 2012
Residency, Temple University, 2015
Cardiology Fellowship, Temple University, 2019

Stephen J. D’Auria, MD
Advanced Interventional Cardiology

MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2015
Cardiology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2018

Rami Kafa, MD
Advanced Interventional Cardiology

MD, University of Tishreen Faculty of Medicine, 2009
Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2015
Cardiology Fellowship, University of Iowa, 2018

Ashritha Penagaluri, MBBS
Electrophysiology

MD, KVG Medical College 2011
Residency, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, 2015
Cardiology Fellowship, Icahn School of Medicine, St. Luke’s Hospital, 2019

Jack Z. Li, MD, MBA
Electrophysiology – 2nd Year

MD, University of Michigan Medical School, 2011
Residency, University of Michigan, 2014

Bassel Sayegh, MD
Electrophysiology – 2nd Year

MD, University of Damascus, 2011
Residency, Loyola University, 2015
Cardiology Fellowship, Allegheny Health Network, 2018

Roy Sriwattanakomen, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant (PUH)

MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess, 2016
Cardiology Fellowship, UPMC, 2019

George M. Cater, MD
Advanced Cardiac Imaging

MD, Case Western Researve, 2013
Residency, UPMC, 2016
Cardiology Fellowship, UPMC, 2019

Division of Cardiology Academic Offices

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3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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