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
Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.
Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.
Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.
Program Director, Cardiology
Associate Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, health services, research/outc, women's health issues
Academic: 336-716-2095
Department: 336-716-2095
Sean Patrick Whalen, M.D.
Sean Patrick Whalen, M.D.
Program Director, Cardiology
Associate Professor, Cardiology
Academic: 336-716-4838
Department: 336-716-4838
 
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Robert J. Applegate, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

atherosclerosis/thrombosis, cardiac function, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, health services, research/outc, medical technology/devices, statistics/mathematics, vascular diseases
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
Che-Ping Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Che-Ping Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

cardiac function, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, molecular biology/molecular me, substance abuse
Academic: 336-716-2887
Department: 336-716-6674
 
Heng-Jie Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Heng-Jie Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Interests

cardiac function, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, molecular biology/molecular me
Academic: 336-713-7076
Department: 336-713-7076
 
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
Matthew S. Edwards, M.D.
Matthew S. Edwards, M.D.
Matthew S. Edwards, M.D.
Associate Professor, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Research Interests

atherosclerosis/thrombosis, hypertension, medical technology/devices, vascular diseases
Academic: 336-716-9502
Department: 336-716-2011
Rick A. Henderson, M.D.
Rick A. Henderson, M.D.
Rick A. Henderson, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

cardiac function, medical technology/devices
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, cardiac function, computer science, diabetes, education/training (all f, t,, environmental sciences, epidemiology, genetics/genome, genomics and proteomics, minority health issues, prevention, vascular diseases
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

biotechnology, cancer/oncogenesis, cardiac function, education/training (all f, t,, engineering/bioengineering, epidemiology, fitness/physical, health services, research/outc, medical technology/devices
Academic: 336-716-6125
Department: 336-716-6125
 
Jennifer Hawthorne Jordan, D.Phil.
Jennifer Hawthorne Jordan, D.Phil.
Instructor, Cardiology

Research Interests

education/training (all f, t,, engineering/bioengineering
Academic: 336-713-7085
Department: 336-716-6674
 
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, cardiac function, fitness/physical, hypertension, obesity, rehabilitation
Academic: 336-716-3274
Department: 336-716-3274
Neal D. Kon, M.D.
Neal D. Kon, M.D.
Academic: 336-716-4338
Department: 336-716-4338
Michael A. Kutcher, M.D.
Michael A. Kutcher, M.D.
Michael A. Kutcher, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

atherosclerosis/thrombosis, cardiac function, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, education/training (all f, t,, growth & development, health services, research/outc, medical technology/devices, primary care, statistics/mathematics
Academic: 336-716-2960
Department: 336-716-2960
Giselle C. Melendez Zapata
Giselle C. Melendez Zapata
Instructor, Cardiology

Research Interests

cardiac function
Academic: 336-713-7086
Department: 336-716-6674
 
Mohammadtokir Mujtaba, M.B.B.S.
Academic: 336-716-7363
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
Killian C. Robinson, M.B.B.CH.
Killian C. Robinson, M.B.B.CH.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

aging
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

cardiac function, epidemiology, minority health issues, vascular diseases
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, health services, research/outc
Academic: 336-716-7382
Department: 336-716-7382
Tony W. Simmons, M.D.
Tony W. Simmons, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

cardiac function, medical technology/devices
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

aids, atherosclerosis/thrombosis, cardiac function, diabetes, epidemiology, health services, research/outc, infectious diseases, minority health issues, neurosciences/behavior, other, vascular diseases
Academic: 336-716-8632
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Richard B. Stacey
Richard B. Stacey
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

cardiac function
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
Academic: 336-716-7015
Department: 336-716-7015
Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.
Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.
Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.
Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

prevention, vascular diseases
Academic: 716
Department: 336-716-7015

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