Cardiology

UTMB Cardiology Alumni

(CF) - Chief Fellow
(CIF) - Chief Interventional Fellow
(BGF) - Best Graduating Fellow
(GHSF) - George Hermann Scholar Fellow

Cardiology Alumni (1951-present)

  • Classes 2020 to Present

    Class of 2021

    General Cardiology

    Ayman Elbadawi, MBBCh (GHSF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
    Ahmed Elsherbiny, MBBCh (CF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at UTMB, Galveston, TX.
    T. Ryan Gullatt, MD (CF): Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA.
    Murtaza Mazhar, MBBS: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
    Mohit Sharma, MD: Private Practice in Port Jefferson, NY.

    Interventional Cardiology

    Omar Cheema, MBBS
    Wasiq Zaidi, MBBS (CIF)

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Shahzad Ahmad, MBBS
    El-Waleed Mohammed Ali, MBBS

     

    Class of 2020

    General Cardiology

    Lin Gao, MD: Private Practice in Lawrenceville, GA.
    Ramakrishna Gorantla, MBBS (CF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
    Adam Potter, MD: ABIM Research Pathway at UTMB, Galveston, TX
    Loui Rejjal, MBBS: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University Hospital, Cleveland, OH.
    Fawad Virk, MBBS (GHSF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at UTSA, San Antonio, TX.
    Wasiq Zaidi, MD (CF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at UTMB, Galveston, TX.

    Interventional Cardiology

    Muhammad Choudhry, MBBS (CIF)
    Mohan Palla, MBBS

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Khaled Sherif, MBBCH
    Justin Ugwu, MBBS

  • Classes 2010 - 2019

    Class of 2019

    General Cardiology

    Mohamed Almahmoud, MD (CF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
    Ahmad Al-Taweel, MD (GHSF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
    Muhammad Choudhry, MD: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at UTMB, Galveston, TX.
    Hussain Ibrahim, MD (BGF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at University of Miami, Miami, FL.
    Patricia Rodriguez-Lozano, MD: Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

    Interventional Cardiology

    Mohamad Alghrouz, MD (CIF)
    Haider Alwash, MBCHB

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Hashim Alwash, MBCHB
    Mohamad Soufi, MD

     

    Class of 2018

    General Cardiology

    Mohammad Alghrouz, MD (CF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at UTMB, Galveston, TX.
    Haider Alwash, MBChB: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at UTMB, Galveston, TX.
    Ayyash Melhem, MD: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, New York, NY.
    Saleem Raslan, MD (GHSF): Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
    Mostafa Shalaby, MBChB (CF) (BGF): Faculty Physician at UTMB, Galveston, TX.
    Geru Wu, MBBS: Private Practice in Houston, TX.

    Interventional Cardiology

    Adnan Khan, MD (CIF)
    Bhavith Aruni Babu, MBBS

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Aiham Albaeni, MD
    Mohit Sharma, MD

     

    Class of 2017

    General Cardiology

    Adnan Khan, MD (GHSF): Private Practice in Stockton, CA.
    Nilubon Methachittiphan, MD (CF): Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
    Kamel Sadat, MD: Private Practice in Evanston, IL
    Sridhar Venkatachalam, MD (CF) (BGF) (GHSF): Private Practice in Corpus Christi, TX.

    Interventional Cardiology

    Amudhan Jyothidasan, MD
    Vijaiganesh Nagarajan, MD (CIF)

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Ramakrishna Gorantla, MBBS
    Saad Sikanderkhel, MBBS

     

    Class of 2016

    General Cardiology

    Molham Aldeiri, MD Marek Cena, MD (CF)
    Peerawut Deeprasertkul, MD
    Poorina Nalabothu, MBBS
    Xianfeng Wen, MD (CF)

    Interventional Cardiology

    Paul Kumfa, MD (CIF)
    Mohammad Hajjar, MD

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Muhammad Choudhry, MBBS

     

    Class of 2015

    General Cardiology

    Manikumar Bheemarasetti, MBBS
    Sireesha Garikipati, MBBS (CF)
    Paul Kumfa, MD (CIF)
    Nischala Nannapaneni, MBBS (CF)

    Interventional Cardiology

    Rene Celis, MD (CIF) Kodlipet Dharmashankar, MBBS

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Ayyash Melhem, MD
    Saleem Rasalan, MD

     

    Class of 2014

    General Cardiology

    Rene Celis, MD (CF)
    Jeremiah Havins, MD
    Nilay Mehta, DO
    Rajesh Ramineni, MD (CF)
    Selvin Sudhakar, MD
    Brandie Williams, MD

    Interventional Cardiology

    Nabeel Ismaeil, MD
    Aliya Mushtaq, MD
    Jacob Stephen, MD (CIF)

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Abdel Al Emam, MD
    Mohammad Qamar, MD
    Kamel Sadat, MD

     

    Class of 2013

    General Cardiology

    Faisal Arain, MD
    Christian Assad-Kottner, MD
    Aliya Mushtaq, MD
    Khadija Siddiqui, DO (CF)
    Rey Vivo, MD (CF)

    Interventional Cardiology

    Naveed Ahamad Adoni, MD (CIF)
    Qasim Cheema, MD
    Grace Huang, DO

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Marek Cena, MD
    Poorna Nalabothu, MD

     

    Class of 2012

    General Cardiology

    Ghassan Halim Abu Said, MDBr/> Tareq Abu Sharifeh, MD
    Naveed Ahamad Adoni, MD (CF)(BGF)
    Omar Mukhtar Cheema, MD
    Ramanna Merla, MD
    James Phillip Myatt, MD
    Haojie Wang, MD (CF)

    Interventional Cardiology

    Juan Diego Martinez, MD (CIF)
    Wei Liu, MD
    Saurabh Rastogi, MD

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Molham Aldeiri, MD
    Sireesha Garikipati, MD (GHSF)

     

    Class of 2011

    General Cardiology

    Qiangjun Cai, MD
    Anuj Garg, MD
    Khashayar Hematpour, MD
    Vishal Kapur, MD
    Saurabh Rastogi, MD (CF)
    Mossaab Shuraih, MD (CF)

    Interventional Cardiology

    Harvinder Arora, MD (CIF)
    Vince Nguyen, MD, PhD
    Uma Rangasetty, MD

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Selim Krim, MD
    Rajesh Ramineni, MD

     

    Class of 2010

    General Cardiology

    Christopher Haddad, MD (CF)
    Chantal El Amm, MD
    Xiushi Suzy Liu, MD
    Vince Nguyen, MD, PhD (CF)
    Uma Rangasetty, MD
    Hussein Yamani, MD

    Interventional Cardiology

    Jason Jayroe, MD
    Chung Hoe Khoo, MBBCH
    Sanjay Kunapuli, MD (CIF)

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Jaswant Basraon, DO
    Omar Cheema, MBBS

     

     

  • Classes 2000 - 2009

    Class of 2009

    General Cardiology

    Harvey Bobby Chen, MD (CF)
    Jason Jayroe, MD
    Wissam Khalife, MD
    Sanjay Kunapuli, MD
    Shreyas Modi, MD
    Nasir Sulemanjee, MD (CF)

    Interventional Cardiology

    William Garner, MD
    Richard Chang, MD (CIF)
    Oscar Paniagua, MD

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Ramanna Merla, MD, MPh

     

    Class of 2008

    General Cardiology

    Oscar Paniagua, MD (CF)
    Mehreen Qureshi, MD
    Gocha Saliashvili, MD
    Ignatius Gerardo (Randy) Zarraga, M.D.

    Interventional Cardiology

    Jonathan D.Griefenkamp, MD
    Larry S. Hailey, MD
    Jennifer J. Rodriguez, MD
    Htut K Win, MBBS

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Saurabh Rastogi, MD

     

    Class of 2007

    General Cardiology

    IyadDaher, MD
    Jonathan D. Griefenkamp, MD
    Larry S. Hailey, MD
    Asif Sewani, MD

    Interventional Cardiology

    Rami Akel, MD
    Sreenivas P Kamath, MD
    Guillermo Salinas, MD

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Smita Maity, MD

     

    Class of 2006

    General Cardiology

    Rami Akel, MD
    Praveen Jammula, MBBS
    Jennifer Rodriguez, MD
    Guillermo Salinas, MD

    Interventional Cardiology

    Rajiv Gupta, MBBS
    Jarrett T McGehee, MD

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Nasir Sulemanjee, MD

     

    Class of 2005

    General Cardiology

    Lldiko Agoston
    Rajiv Gupta, MBBS
    Jarrett T McGehee, MD
    Pramod Kumar Sanghi
    Rakshak Sarda

    Interventional Cardiology

    Asif Akhtar
    Yuvaraj D. Kumar

     

    Class of 2004

    General Cardiology

    Jherie Ducombs, MD
    Jon McGregor
    Yuvaraj D. Kumar
    Shahin Tavackoli

    Interventional Cardiology

    Antonio J. Chamoun
    Amar L. Pohwani

     

    Class of 2003

    General Cardiology

    Nabil Ahmad
    Aymen Alvarez
    Alexander Gedevanishvili
    Scott Wright

    Interventional Cardiology

    Pareshkumar Patel
    Kris Vivekananthan

     

    Class of 2002

    General Cardiology

    AndroKacharaua
    Todd Lindley
    Pareshkumar Patel
    Nick John Tsiouris

    Interventional Cardiology

    Abdulfatah Osman
    Francisco Javier Otero

     

    Class of 2001

    General Cardiology

    Antonio J. Chamoun
    John Champion
    Abdulfatah Osman
    Francisco Javier Otero
    Sangeeta Bhupendra Shah

     

    Class of 2000

    General Cardiology

    Alberto Brizolara
    Tarek Helmy
    Raul Heredia
    Thomas Meade
    Vijay Subbarao

     

  • Classes 1990 - 1999

    Class of 1999

    General Cardiology

    Chandra, Mukul Suresh
    Patterson, Winston Campbell
    Font-Cordoba, Jose Fernando
    Tiblier, Eric Stuart

     

    Class of 1998

    General Cardiology

    Khan, Mohammad Nasrullah
    Mott, Lorren Charles
    Abreo, Gerard
    Lerakis, Stamatios
    Parmar, Rohit Jamnadas

     

    Class of 1997

    General Cardiology

    Estella, Pedro
    McCarthy, Terence Joseph
    Belt, Robert Morris
    Garg, Sandeep
    Vila, Juan Carlos
    Karam, Naji Emile
    Kumar, Mohan Sankara

     

    Class of 1996

    General Cardiology

    Basco, Eduardo Virtucio
    Lopez, Louis Alfred

     

    Class of 1995

    General Cardiology

    Diaz, Claro Faustino
    Schramm, Mark Steven
    Wagdy, Hisham Mohamed
    Tee, Howard Tekhauw

     

    Class of 1994

    General Cardiology

    Sorrell, Vincent Leigh
    Khan, Waqar Ahmad
    Centafont, Christopher David
    Blalock, William Eldridge
    Newman, Stephen Duane
    Madaelil, Philip
    Pham, Trung Si

     

    Class of 1993

    General Cardiology

    Gojer, Bernard
    Martens, Johann
    Woodard, Chris Owen

     

    Class of 1992

    General Cardiology

    N/A

     

    Class of 1991

    General Cardiology

    Cohen, Alicia Cavazos

     

    Class of 1990

    General Cardiology

    Polukoff, Gerald Ira
    Wiggins, Stanley D.
    Campbell Jr, William Todd

     

  • Classes 1980 - 1989

    Class of 1989

    General Cardiology

    Bui, Minh
    Kilpatrick, Kevin L.

    Class of 1988

    General Cardiology

    Dick, David Michael
    Randall, Randy C.

    Class of 1987

    General Cardiology

    Blum, Stuart
    Rusterholz, Peter Karl
    Bahl, Rana

    Class of 1986

    General Cardiology

    Boyle, George Steven

    Class of 1985

    General Cardiology

    Wiggins, Stanley D
    Smith, Michael Leigh

    Class of 1984

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1983

    General Cardiology

    Bow, Wesley W.
    Manoharan, Paulrajan

    Class of 1982

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1981

    General Cardiology

    Hegde, Shripad

    Class of 1980

    General Cardiology

    Oakley Jr., Robert F.
    Pang, Derek K. H.
    Stubbs, Theodore Baytop

  • Classes 1970 - 1979

    Class of 1979

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1978

    General Cardiology

    Millsaps, Ralph David
    Blake, Hugo G.

    Class of 1977

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1976

    General Cardiology

    Creed Jr, James Bennett

    Class of 1975

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1974

    General Cardiology

    Young, Stephen Hoyt
    Deaton, John Mcqueen
    Williams, Thomas Nihl

    Class of 1973

    General Cardiology

    Leal, Francisco Alonzo
    Jenkins, John L.

    Class of 1972

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1971

    General Cardiology

    Jenkins, John L.
    Nishimura, Akira
    Fortner, Bennie Ronald

    Class of 1970

    General Cardiology

    Lowe, George Walter
    Andersen, Federico German

  • Classes 1960 - 1969

    Class of 1969

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1968

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1967

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1966

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1965

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1964

    General Cardiology

    Malo-Camacho, Rodolfo

    Class of 1963

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1962

    General Cardiology

    Quint, Robert Anthony

    Class of 1961

    General Cardiology

    Westura, Edwin Eugene
    Echegaray, Hector Mario
    Uzsoy, Namik Kemal
    Raine, Michael B

    Class of 1960

    General Cardiology

    Harrell, W Lamar
    Fordtran, Robert Lee

  • Classes 1951 - 1959

    Class of 1959

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1958

    General Cardiology

    Maza, Efrian S
    Kern, Lee Roy

    Class of 1957

    General Cardiology

    Spires Jr, Albert Bryan
    Park, Hi Myung

    Class of 1956

    General Cardiology

    Sotomayor, Aida
    Shields, Allen Howard

    Class of 1955

    General Cardiology

    Douglas, Clyde Benton
    De Pando, Benjamin
    Kerim, Abdul Razzak Abdul
    Crouch, Robert B

    Class of 1954

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1953

    General Cardiology

    N/A

    Class of 1952

    General Cardiology

    Hermann, George Henry Christian
    Soto-Rojas, Guillermo

    Class of 1951

    General Cardiology

    Douglas, Clyde Benton
    Reveley, Hugh Price
    Marchand, Ernesto J
    Ortiz, Julio Alberto