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Valve Care Experts

Our patient-centered approach to heart valve care is delivered by an integrated multidisciplinary team of valve specialists in Atlanta, Georgia. Surgeons, interventional cardiologists and cardiac imaging specialists work together, leveraging individual expertise in a coordinated effort, leading to streamlined care and better results. Our innovative, integrated approach means patients can get direct access to world-class heart valve surgery and comprehensive care, closer to home than ever before.

Surgery

Vinod Thourani, M.D.
Vinod Thourani, M.D.

Medical School Emory University

Residency Emory University

Fellowship Emory University

 
Morris Brown III, M.D.
Morris Brown III, M.D.

Medical School Medical College of Georgia

Residency Emory University

Fellowship Emory University

 
 
Sagar Damle, M.D.
Sagar Damle, M.D.

Medical School University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center

Fellowship University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center

 
David Dean, M.D.
David Dean, M.D.

Medical School UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Residency University of North Carolina

 
 
John Gott, M.D.
John Gott, M.D.

Medical School University of Louisville

Residency Emory University

Fellowship University of Louisville

 
James Kauten, M.D.
James Kauten, M.D.

Medical School University of Health Sciences of The Chicago Medical School

Residency Southern Illinois School of Medicine, Emory University

 
Federico Milla, M.D.
Federico Milla, M.D.

Medical School St. George's University

Residency The University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center

Fellowship The Mount Sinai Hospital

 
Peter Barrett, M.D.
Peter Barrett, M.D.

Medical School St. George's University School of Medicine

Residency Morristown Memorial Hospital

Fellowship Morristown Memorial Hospital

 
 

 

Interventional Cardiology

William Ballard, M.D.
William Ballard, M.D.

Medical School Eastern Virginia Medical School

Internship Medical University of South Carolina

Residency Medical University of South Carolina

 
Christopher Meduri, M.D., MPH
Christopher Meduri, M.D., MPH

Medical School University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Internship Duke University School of Medicine

Residency Duke University School of Medicine

Fellowship Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 
 
Vivek Rajagopal, M.D.
Vivek Rajagopal, M.D.

Medical School University of Michigan

Internship University of Washington in Seattle

Residency Stanford University

Fellowship Cleveland Clinic

 
David Kandzari, M.D.
David Kandzari, M.D.

Medical School Duke University School of Medicine

Internship John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Residency John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Fellowship Duke University School of Medicine

 
Pradeep Yadav, M.D.
Pradeep Yadav, M.D.

Medical School Government Medical College

Internship Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Residency Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 
 

 

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Imaging

Sara Mobasseri, M.D.
Sara Mobasseri, M.D.

Medical School Medical College of Ohio

Internship Rush University Medical Center

Residency Rush University Medical Center

Fellowship Rush University Medical Center

 

 
Venkateshwar Polsani, M.D.
Venkateshwar Polsani, M.D.

Medical School Gandhi Medical College Medicine

Internship Abington Memorial Hospital

Residency Baylor College of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine

 
 
Vivek Rajagopal, M.D.
Hassan Sayegh, M.D.

Medical School American University of Beirut

Internship Emory University School of Medicine

Residency Emory University School of Medicine

Fellowship Emory University School of Medicine

 
Mani Vannan, M.D.
Mani Vannan, M.D.

Medical School Madras Medical College

Residency Trafford General Hospital

Fellowship Tufts-New England Medical Center

 
 
Peter Flueckiger, M.D.
Peter Flueckiger, M.D.

Medical School Emory University School of Medicine

Internship Emory University School of Medicine

Residency Emory University School of Medicine

Fellowship Yale University School of Medicine

 
Roshin Matthew, M.D.
Roshin Matthew, M.D.

Medical School LSU School of Medicine

Residency University of Rochester School of Medicine

Fellowship University of Virginia Medical Center

 
 
Vibhav Rangarajan, M.D.
Vibhav Rangarajan, M.D.

Medical School Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency Loyola University Medical Center

Fellowship Northwestern Memorial Hospital

 
 

 

Clinical Staff

Ellen Filer, RCIS, RCS
Ellen Filer, RCIS, RCS

Valve Program Coordinator

 
Miriam King, RN
Miriam King, RN

Clinical Nurse Supervisor

 
 
Dawn Pittman, RN
Dawn Pittman, RN, BSN

Patient Navigator

 
Amy E. Simone, PA-C, AACC
Amy E. Simone, PA-C, AACC

Clinical Director

 
 
Crystal Dulin, RN
Crystal Dulin, RN

Patient Navigator

 
Amanda Berry, NP
Amanda Berry, NP-C

Structural Heart APP

 
 
Merry King Neville, NP
Merry King Neville, NP-C

Structural Heart APP

 
Ramona Davis, PA
Ramona Davis, PA-C

Structural Heart APP

 
 
Elizabeth Harris, NP
Elizabeth Harris, NP-C

Structural Heart APP

 
Meetra Nisanian, RN
Meetra Nisanian, RN

Registered Nurse

 
 
 
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