Cardiology Faculty

David X. Zhao, M.D.
David X. Zhao, M.D.
Center of Excellence Director, Heart Center Administration
Section Chief, Cardiology
Professor, Cardiology
Academic: 336-716-4342
Department: 336-716-4342
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

cardiac function, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, health services, research/outc, vascular diseases
Academic: 336-716-2718
Department: 336-716-7631
Elijah Hamilton Beaty, M.D., M.P.H.
Academic: 336-716-4673
Department: 336-716-6674
 
Peter M. Belford, M.D.
Peter M. Belford, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Department: 336-716-2718
 
Che-Ping Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Che-Ping Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

aging, cardiac function, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, molecular biology/molecular me, substance abuse
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.
Associate Professor, Cardiology
Academic: 336-716-2095
Department: 336-716-2095
Rick A. Henderson, M.D.
Rick A. Henderson, M.D.
Rick A. Henderson, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

cardiac function
Academic: 336-716-8636
Department: 336-716-8636
David M. Herrington, M.D.
David M. Herrington, M.D.
David M. Herrington, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

atherosclerosis/thrombosis, genetics/genome, genomics and proteomics, prevention
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

aging, cancer/oncogenesis, cardiac function, medical technology/devices, radiology/imaging
Academic: 336-716-6125
Department: 336-716-6125
 
Frederic R. Kahl, M.D.
Frederic R. Kahl, M.D.
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
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

aging, fitness/physical, obesity, rehabilitation
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

cardiac function, health services, research/outc, medical technology/devices
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.
Academic: 336-716-2978
Department: 336-716-3095
Min Pu, M.D., Ph.D.
Min Pu, M.D., Ph.D.
Academic: 336-716-0817
Department: 336-716-6674
Carlos J. Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.
Carlos J. Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

cardiac function, epidemiology, minority health issues
Academic: 336-716-6012
Department: 336-713-1648
 
Renato Maria Santos, M.D.
Renato Maria Santos, M.D.
Renato Maria Santos, M.D.
Associate Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

drugs/therapeutic agents pharm
Academic: 336-716-7382
Department: 336-716-7382
Tony W. Simmons, M.D.
Academic: 336-716-4667
Department: 336-716-4667
 
Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.
Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.
Director, Public Health Sciences-Epicare
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, cardiac function, diabetes, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, epidemiology, health services, research/outc, hypertension, infectious diseases, neurosciences/behavior, prevention, vascular diseases
Academic: 336-716-8632
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Richard B. Stacey
Richard B. Stacey
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Academic: 716
Department: 336-713-4756
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
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

hypertension, radiology/imaging
Academic: 336-716-7015
Department: 336-716-7015

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