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Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program

Current Fellows  |  July 2022 – June 2023

First Year Fellows

Shalini Allam, MD

MD, University of Central Florida, 2018
Residency, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, 2021

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Alexis Barnes, MD

MD, University of North Carolina, 2017
Residency, Ohio State University, 2020
Fellowship, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Northwestern University, 2022

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Eleanor Christenson, MD

MD, Washington University, 2018
Residency, Washington University, 2021

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Sebastian Estrada, MD

MD, University of Virginia, 2019
Residency, Duke University, 2022

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Joseph Ibrahim, MD

MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2019
Residency, UPMC, 2022

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Timothy Kim, MD

MD, Weill Cornell, 2019
Residency, UPMC, 2022

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Jacqueline Levene, DO

MD, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, 2018
Residency, Oregon Health & Science University, 2021

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Daniel Sinden, MD, PhD

MD, Duke University, 2019
Residency, Massachusetts General, 2022

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Second Year Fellows

Rahul Chaudhary, MBBS

MBBS, Maulana Azas Medical College, 2012
Residency, Johns Hopkins, 2016

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Javier Farinas, Jr., MD

MD, Chicago Medical School, 2018
Residency, UPMC, 2021

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Kerianne Fullin, MD

MD, University of Wisconsin, 2018
Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital, 2021

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Kathryn Harris, MD

MD, Meharry Medical College, 2018
Residency, University of Maryland, 2021

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Susan Keen, MD

MD, Indiana University, 2016
Residency, University of North Carolina, 2021

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Brent Medoff, MD

MD, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 2018
Residency, UPMC, 2021

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Corey Rearick, MD

MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2018
Residency, University of Chicago Medical Center, 2021

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Jenna Skowronski, MD

MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 2017
Residency, UPMC, 2020
Chief Resident, UPMC, 2021

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Third Year Fellows

Adipong Brickshawana, MD, PhD

MD, Vanderbilt University, 2017
Residency, Montefiore Medical
Center (Moses-Weiler) / Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2020

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Tanmay Gokhale, MD, PhD

MD, Duke University, 2018
Residency, Duke University, 2020

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Sae Kyoung Jang, MD

MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
Residency, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 2020

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Neil Kelly, MD, PhD

MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
Residency, UPMC, 2020

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Chad Kosanovich, MD

MD, Georgetown University, 2017
Residency, UPMC, 2020

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Anna LaRosa, MD

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

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Jared Romeo, DO

DO, University of New England, 2016
Residency, UPMC, 2019

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Kayle Shapero, MD, PhD

MD, Tuft’s University, 2017
Residency, Yale University, 2020

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Advanced Cardiovascular Fellows

Muhammad Talha Ayub, MBBS
Electrophysiology

MBBS, Allama Iqbal Medical College, 2012
Residency, John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, 2019
Cardiology Fellowship, Rush University, 2022

Michael J. Bashline, MD
Interventional Cardiology

MD, Temple University, 2016
Residency, UPMC, 2019
Cardiology Fellowship, UPMC, 2022

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Stephen T. Broughton, MD
Interventional Cardiology

MD, University of Arkansas, 2015
Residency, Wake Forest, 2018
Cardiology Fellowship, UPMC, 2021

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Ann Canterbury, MD
Electrophysiology

MD, University of Toledo, 2016
Residency, UPMC, 2019
Cardiology Fellowship, UPMC, 2022

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Mehak Dhande, MBBS
Electrophysiology – 2nd year

MBBS, Kasturba Medical College, 2013
Residency, Tufts Medical Center, 2017
Chief Resident, Tufts Medical Center, 2018
Cardiology Fellowship, Tufts Medical Center, 2021

Sideris Facaros, MD
Advanced Heart Failure

MD, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 2016
Residency, Summa Health System/NEOMED Program, 2019
Cardiology Fellowship, Summa Health System/NEOMED Program, 2022

Philip Lavenburg, DO
Interventional Cardiology

DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2015
Residency, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2018
Cardiology Fellowship, Temple University, 2022

Ricardo A. Nieves, MD
Advanced Cardiac Imaging

MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
Residency, UPMC, 2019
Cardiology Fellowship, UPMC, 2022

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Bharadwaj ‘Shannu’ Satyavolu, MBBS
Amyloidosis

MBBS, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, India, 2017
Residency, Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, 2022

Daniel Wann, MD
Electrophysiology – 2nd year

MD, East Tennessee State, 2015
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2018
Cardiology Fellowship, UPMC, 2021

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