Faculty & Staff

Division of Cardiology

A photo of Ramesh Daggubati.
Ramesh Daggubati, MD, FACC, FSCAI
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Abdul Abbasi.
Abdul Abbasi, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
724-430-5600
A photo of Abbas Ali.
Abbas S. Ali, MD, MS, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Christopher Allen.
Christopher Allen, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor; Chief of Cardiology Wheeling Hospital and Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Medicine
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Sudarshan Balla.
Sudarshan Balla, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program, Associate Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Robert Beto.
Robert James Beto, MD, FACC, FSCAI
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Medicine
Associate Professor (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Runa Bhattacharya.
Runa Bhattacharya, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-596-6826
A photo of Christopher Bianco.
Christopher M. Bianco, DO
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Kristen Bell.
Kristen Bell, DO
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
681-342-1000
A photo of Daniel Brito Guzman.
Daniel Brito Guzman, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Marco Caccamo.
Marco A. Caccamo, DO
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of D Michael Campsey.
D Michael Campsey, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of James D'Antonio.
James D'Antonio, MD, FSCAI
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-243-3000
A photo of Francis Ergina.
Francis Ergina, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
724-430-5600
A photo of Payam Fallahi.
Payam Fallahi, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Kevin Felpel.
Kevin Felpel, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Heart Failure, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Walid Gharib.
Walid G. Gharib, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assitant Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Umut Gomceli.
Umut Gomceli, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-596-2861
A photo of Affan Haleem.
Affan Haleem, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
724-430-5000
A photo of Yasmin Hamirani.
Yasmin Hamirani, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Deepak Hooda.
Deepak Hooda, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-243-3000
A photo of Iliana Hurtado Rendon.
Iliana Hurtado Rendon, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Vikrant Jagadeesan.
Vikrant Jagadeesan, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Manish Jhawar.
Manish B. Jhawar, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
540-535-0000
A photo of Barbara Juriga.
Barbara Juriga, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
855-988-2273
A photo of Madhavi Kadiyala.
Madhavi Kadiyala, MD, FACC, FASE
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Mohammad Kawsara.
Mohammad Kawsara, MD, FACC, FSCAI
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Brian Kazienko.
Brian T. Kazienko, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of John Lobban.
John H. Lobban, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Gerardo Lopez.
Gerardo C. Lopez, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-842-0007
A photo of James Mills.
James D. Mills, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Jason Moreland.
Jason A. Moreland, MD, FACC, FSCAI
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Anthony Morise.
Anthony P. Morise, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of David Murello.
David Murello, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
724-430-5600
A photo of Dakshina Murthy.
Dakshina Murthy, MBBS, MD, FACC, FASE
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Olawale Olatunji.
Olawale Olatunji, MBBS
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-872-2891
A photo of Brijesh Patel.
Brijesh Patel, DO
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
844-424-0411
A photo of David Plitt.
David C. Plitt, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
540-535-0000
A photo of Sameer Raina.
Sameer Raina, MD, FACC, MBA
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Bryan Raybuck.
Bryan D. Raybuck, MD, FACC, FSCAI
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Anthony Roda-Renzelli.
Anthony J. Roda-Renzelli, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Stanley Schmidt.
Stanley B. Schmidt, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of David Schwartzman.
David Schwartzman, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Medicine
A photo of Sushant Sharma.
Sushant Sharma, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Secondary Appointment, Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-243-3000
A photo of George Sokos.
George G. Sokos, DO, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4651
A photo of Steven Sorci.
Steven Sorci, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Khola Tahir.
Khola Tahir, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-350-3273
A photo of David Tingler.
David Tingler, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-974-3297
A photo of Ajay Virmani.
Ajay Virmani, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
540-535-0000
A photo of Dean Wolz.
Dean E. Wolz, MD, FACC
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-842-0007
A photo of Irfan Zeb.
Irfan Zeb, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478

Division of Cardiac

A photo of Vinay Badhwar.
Vinay Badhwar, MD, FACS, FACC
West Virginia University
Position
Gordon F. Murray Professor and Chair; Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4151
A photo of Christopher Mascio.
Christopher Mascio, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery & Professor of Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of George Comas.
George Comas, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Chris Cook.
Chris C. Cook, MD, FACS, FACC
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor of Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Geoffrey Cousins.
Geoffrey Cousins, MD, FACS
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Luigi Lagazzi.
Luigi Lagazzi, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Ganga Prabhakar.
Ganga Prabhakar, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-243-3000
A photo of J. Scott Rankin.
J. Scott Rankin, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Lawrence Wei.
Lawrence M. Wei, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of James Mehaffey.
James Hunter Mehaffey, MD, MSc
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Division of Critical Care Medicine

A photo of Paul McCarthy.
Paul McCarthy, MD, FCCP
West Virginia University
Positions
Chief, Critcal Care Medicine, Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Veena Nandwani.
Veena Nandwani, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Critical Care Intensivist, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Douglas Powell.
Douglas Powell, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Ankit Sakhuja.
Ankit Sakhuja, MD, MBBS, FACP, FASN
West Virginia University
Positions
Critical Care Intensivist, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Penny Sappington.
Penny Sappington, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor; Medical Director of Transplant Critical Care, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Angela Smolarz.
Angela Smolarz, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Steven Turley.
Steven Turley, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478

Division of Thoracic

A photo of Ghulam Abbas.
Ghulam Abbas, MD, FACS
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Percival Buenaventura.
Percival Buenaventura, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Adam Hansen.
Adam J. Hansen, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Jeremiah Hayanga.
Jeremiah Hayanga, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Robert Herron.
Robert Herron, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-242-4800
A photo of Jason Lamb.
Jason Lamb, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Alper Toker.
Alper Toker, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478

Division of Vascular

A photo of Luke Marone.
Luke Marone, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery; Professor of Vascular Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Maxwell Almenoff.
Maxwell Almenoff, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Amy Diamond.
Amy Diamond, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Wound Care, Director of Wound Services, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4651
A photo of Samantha Minc.
Samantha Minc, MD, FACS
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Omar Nadra.
Omar Nadra, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
A photo of Lakshmikumar Pillai.
Lakshmikumar Pillai, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Ellis Salloum.
Ellis Salloum, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor; Medical Director of Vascular Outreach, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Dean Wickel.
Dean Wickel, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Pamela Zimmerman.
Pamela Zimmerman, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4478
A photo of Sashi Inkollu.
Sashi Inkollu, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4000

Division of Cardiac Anesthesia

A photo of Brian Grose.
Brian W. Grose, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4272
A photo of Matthew Ellison.
Matthew Ellison, MD, MMM, FASE, FASA
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Anesthesiology
Vice Chair and Director, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Heather Hayanga.
Heather Hayanga, MD, MPH, FASE, FASA
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Roy Henrickson.
Roy Eric Henrickson, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4164
A photo of Jeff Puette.
Jeff A. Puette, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929