Cardiology Faculty

David X. Zhao, M.D.
David X. Zhao, M.D.
David X. Zhao, M.D.
Section Chief, Cardiology
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Coronary Artery Bypass, Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Artery Disease, Aortic Valve Stenosis, Heart-Assist Devices
Academic: 336-716-4342
Department: 336-716-4342
Aysha Amjad
Aysha Amjad
Instructor, Cardiology
Academic: 336-713-5215
Department: 336-716-6674
 
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Drug-Eluting Stents, Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Artery Disease, Sirolimus, Paclitaxel
Academic: 336-716-2718
Department: 336-716-7631
Elijah Hamilton Beaty, M.D.
Elijah Hamilton Beaty, M.D.
Academic: 336-716-4673
Department: 336-716-6674
P. Matthew Belford, M.D.
P. Matthew Belford, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular, Mitral Valve, Heart Valve Prosthesis, Heart Failure, Echocardiography
Department: 336-716-2718
Heng-Jie Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Heng-Jie Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Receptors, Adrenergic, beta-3, Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic, Ventricular Dysfunction, Left, Myocytes, Cardiac
Academic: 336-713-7076
Department: 336-713-7076
 
Che-Ping Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Che-Ping Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Heart Failure, Ventricular Dysfunction, Left, Receptors, Adrenergic, beta-3, Hydrazones, Pyridazines
Academic: 336-716-2887
Department: 336-716-6674
 
Ebere O. Chukwu, M.B.B.S.
Ebere O. Chukwu, M.B.B.S.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Academic: 336-716-3095
Department: 336-716-3095
Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.
Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.
Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Fluorobenzenes, Pyrimidines, Sulfonamides, Heptanoic Acids, Pyrroles
Academic: 336-716-2095
Department: 336-716-2095
David M. Herrington, M.D.
David M. Herrington, M.D.
David M. Herrington, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular Diseases, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Disease
Academic: 336-716-4950
Department: 336-716-9124
William G. Hundley, M.D.
William G. Hundley, M.D.
William G. Hundley, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Dobutamine, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine, Exercise Test, Ventricular Dysfunction, Left
Academic: 336-716-6125
Department: 336-716-6125
 
Geoffrey Te Jao, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Academic: 336-716-4469
Department: 336-716-6674
 
Jennifer Hawthorne Jordan, Ph.D.
Jennifer Hawthorne Jordan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Instructor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Angiography, Dobutamine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Academic: 336-713-7085
Department: 336-716-6674
 
Frederic R. Kahl, M.D.
Frederic R. Kahl, M.D.
Frederic R. Kahl, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Vascular Diseases, Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments, Platelet Glycoprotein GPIIb-IIIa Complex, Femoral Artery, Hemostatic Techniques
Academic: 336-716-4261
Department: 336-716-2371
Paul M. Kirkman, M.D.
Paul M. Kirkman, M.D.
Paul M. Kirkman, M.D.
Associate Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers, Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, Angiotensin II, Renin-Angiotensin System, Cardiovascular Diseases
Academic: 336-716-4331
Department: 336-716-2412
Dalane W. Kitzman, M.D.
Dalane W. Kitzman, M.D.
Dalane W. Kitzman, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Heart Failure, Stroke Volume, Exercise Tolerance, Oxygen Consumption, Ventricular Function, Left
Academic: 336-716-3274
Department: 336-716-3274
Michael A. Kutcher, M.D.
Michael A. Kutcher, M.D.
Michael A. Kutcher, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Drug-Eluting Stents, Myocardial Infarction, Stents, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Restenosis
Academic: 336-716-2960
Department: 336-716-2960
Giselle C. Melendez Zapata
Academic: 336-713-7086
Department: 336-716-6674
 
Barbara A. Pisani, D.O.
Barbara A. Pisani, D.O.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Heart Transplantation, Heart-Assist Devices, Equipment Failure, Cardiomyopathies, Osteoporosis
Academic: 336-716-2978
Department: 336-716-3095
Min Pu, M.D., Ph.D.
Min Pu, M.D., Ph.D.
Min Pu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Mitral Valve Insufficiency, Ventricular Function, Left, Carbazoles, Propanolamines, Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Academic: 336-716-0817
Department: 336-716-6674
Killian C. Robinson, M.B.B.CH.
Killian C. Robinson, M.B.B.CH.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Outpatients, Secondary Prevention, Hemodynamics, Lipids, Coronary Disease
Academic: 336-716-9866
Department: 336-716-9866
Carlos J. Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.
Carlos J. Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

Hispanic Americans, Stroke, Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular, Myocardial Infarction, European Continental Ancestry Group
Academic: 336-713-1648
Department: 336-713-1648
 
Jason Alan Rytlewski, M.D.
Jason Alan Rytlewski, M.D.
Jason Alan Rytlewski, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Syncope, Vasovagal, Cardiac Pacing, Artificial, Pacemaker, Artificial, Sleep Disorders, Catheter Ablation
Academic: 336-716-8636
Department: 336-716-4838
Tony W. Simmons, M.D.
Tony W. Simmons, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Heart Atria, Atrial Flutter, Cardiac-Gated Imaging Techniques, Heart Neoplasms, Lymphoma, B-Cell
Academic: 336-716-4667
Department: 336-716-4667
 
Richard B. Stacey
Richard B. Stacey
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Isolated Noncompaction of the Ventricular Myocardium, Ventricular Function, Right, Myocardial Contraction, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine, Heart Ventricles
Academic: 716
Department: 336-713-4756
Walter Ang Tan
Walter Ang Tan
Walter Ang Tan
Associate Professor, Cardiology
Academic: 336-716-7382
Department: 336-716-7382
 
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.
Associate Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Anemia, Sickle Cell, Death, Sudden, Cardiac, Ventricular Function, Left, Stroke Volume, Heart Failure
Academic: 336-716-9075
Department: 336-716-9075
Sujethra Vasu, M.B.B.S.
Sujethra Vasu, M.B.B.S.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Vasodilator Agents, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine, Coronary Circulation
Academic: 336-716-7015
Department: 336-716-7015
Sean Patrick Whalen, M.D.
Sean Patrick Whalen, M.D.
Sean Patrick Whalen, M.D.
Associate Professor, Cardiology
Academic: 336-716-4838
Department: 336-716-4838
Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.
Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.
Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases, Brachial Artery, Vasodilation, Atherosclerosis, Coronary Artery Disease
Academic: 716
Department: 336-716-7015

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