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INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

Dr. Bhavin Dalal – MBBS, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Sleep Medicine, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
  • Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Sleep Medicine, Beaumont Health-RO
  • Visiting consultant (visiting international faculty) in Adult critical care (international), U. N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center, Ahmedabad
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physician (FCCP)
  • Member, American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • Clinical Educator Award, Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine
  • Teacher of the Year 2016, Beaumont Health System, Internal Medicine
  • Invited faculty at national and international conferences
  • A part of many research presentations and peer-reviewed publications

Prof Uri Elkayam – MD

  • Professor of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
  • Attending Physician, Cardiac Care Unit, LAC – USC Medical Center
  • Attending Physician, Cardiology consultation service LAC – USC Medical Center
  • Attending Physician, Cardiology Clinic LAC – USC Medical Center
  • Attending Physician, High Risk Cardiology Obstetrics Clinic, and LAC – USC Medical Center
  • Director, Maternal Cardiology LAC/USC Medical Center
  • Director Heart Failure Education LAC/USC Medical Center
  • Member of American College of Cardiology committee on cardiovascular disease in women
  • On the Editorial Board of American Journal of Cardiology,  Cardiology, Cardiology in Review, Heart amongst others
  • Golden Apple Award for teaching – Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Southern California – 2014
  • Lifetime achievement award-Save A heart Foundation-2016
  • Authored innumerable articles, books and book chapters

Dr. Ashit Jain – MD, FACC

  • Interventional  Cardiologist, CEO  and Founder, California  Cardiovascular Consultants  Medical Associates, Fremont,  California
  • CEO  and Founder,  California Hospital  Medical Corporation
  • CEO  and Founder,  Mission Cardiovascular  Research Institute, Fremont,  California
  • A renowned  expert for invasive  cardiovascular and endovascular  disease: catheterization, PTCA, atherectomy , stents,  laser , IVUS, aneurysm endografting, peripheral vascular  interventions including carotid, renal, iliac, SFA, and below  the knee, endovenous ablation
  • Voted  as Top  5% Cardiologist  in the Nation by  US News
  • Involved  in multiple  new device research  technologies and has built  a strong research program
  • Site  Principal  Investigator  for 31 multi-center  clinical research trails
  • Involved  in doing live  training courses  for interventional  devices for coronaries  and peripheral vascular disease
  • Leading  faculty at  international  conferences

Dr. Samir R. Kapadia – MD

  • Section Head, Interventional Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic
  • Director, Sones Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Cleveland Clinic
  • Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic
  • Interventional Cardiologist, Cleveland Clinic
  • Research Fellowship, Cell Biology and Molecular Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Clinical Fellowship Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland
  • Fellowship Interventional Cardiology; Coronary, Peripheral and Carotid Interventions, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio1998–2000
  • Member of  American College of Cardiology (Fellow),  American Heart Association (Member) and Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology
  • Awarded the 2004-14 Top Docs, Cleveland Magazine, 2013 Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic,  2012 Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic
  • Been on editorial board of leading medical journal and principal investigator in numerous clinical trials
  • Published numerous books, chapter and abstracts and a part of peer-reviewed publications

Dr. Neil Mehta – MBBS, MS, FACP

  • Assistant Dean of Education Informatics and Technology – Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
  • Professor of Medicine – Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
  • Director of Center for Technology-Enhanced Knowledge and Instruction (CTEKI) at Cleveland Clinic
  • Adjunct Faculty member for the Master’s in Education in Adult Learning and Development degree program — a collaborative program between Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland State University
  • Web Editor of Journal of General Internal Medicine
  • Co-course Director of “Become a Digital Citizen – Technology in Health Care Education” Harvard Macy Institute; Annual  5-day course offered at Boston every October since 2013
  • Project Lead in “Cleveland Clinic – IBM Watson” collaboration on “Watson goes to medical school” and “Cleveland Clinic – Microsoft” collaboration on use of technology in healthcare education and preparing our learners for practicing in the digital age. This includes exploring the use of HoloLens, Surface Hubs and Microsoft Band in education and practice
  • Authored book Chapters, peer-reviewed presentations at Scientific Meetings

Dr. E. Murat Tuzcu – MD

  • Chief Academic Officer and the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Clinical interests cover a wide range of interventional cardiology patients. Expertise includes catheter-based treatment of valvular heart disease (Transcatheter aortic valve replacement or TAVR), and adult congenital heart defects
  • Internationally recognized expert in the emerging field of percutaneous valve repair and replacement and treats patients from all around the world
  • Current research interests focus on the investigation of catheter-based treatments for valvular heart disease,
  • Has held several academic appointments, including Instructor in Medicine and Research at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, US; Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US; and Professor of Medicine at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, US
  • Authored and co-authored more than 400 peer-reviewed publications

Dr. Steven E. Nissen – MD, MACC

  • Cardiologist, Researcher and Patient Advocate
  • Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University at Cleveland Clinic
  • Chairman of the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic’s Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute
  • Chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic
  • Listed in 100 Most Influential People, Scientists and Thinkers, TIME Magazine
  • Awarded Golden Achievement for Medicine at 20th Annual Golden Age Centers of Greater Cleveland  
  • Member of Quality Committee, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic
  • Been associated with US Department of Health and Human Services
  • A part of “Standardized Data Collection for Cardiovascular Trials Food and Drug Administration”
  • Editor-in-Chief, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions Self Assessment Program (CATH SAP II)  American College of Cardiology
  • On the Editorial Board of International Journal of Cardiac Imaging and many other journals
  • Co-investigator in many research and clinical trials
  • Authored various books, book chapters and manuscripts

Dr. Anuj Shah – MD

  • Practicing Cardiologist (Heart Specialist) in Hackensack, NJ
  • Former Director of Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Services, Mulkay Cardiology consultants, Hackensack, NJ
  • Expertise in Complex Coronary Interventions, Endovascular Interventions, Structural Heart Disease
  • President, Bergen Indian Medical Association
  • Has been a part of many publications, abstracts and manuscripts

 

 

Dr. Jatin P. Shah – MD, FACS

  • Surgeon, Elliot W. Strong Chair in Head and Neck Oncology
  • Professor of Surgery, Cornell University of Medical College
  • Leading international expert in the surgical treatment of benign and malignant tumors in the head and neck area, including tumors of the mouth, pharynx, (throat), larynx, (voice box), sinuses, skull base, thyroid, parathyroid, and salivary glands as well as tumors of the skin, soft tissues, and bones
  • Special interests in the field of skull base surgery and surgery to preserve the function of the throat (pharynx) and the voice box (larynx)
  • Has written six books in the field of head and neck cancer and has published nearly 400 scientific articles and his textbook of head and neck surgery and oncology has won several awards and has been named the “Best Book in the Specialty” in the past five years by the University of London
  • Is an honorary member of specialty medical societies in Australia and New Zealand, Philippines, Korea, India, Belgium, Israel, South Africa, Brazil, and Peru

Dr. Ashok Shaha,  MD, FACS

  • Professor of Surgery,  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Chairman in Head and Neck Surgery, and Professor of Surgery at Cornell University Medical College, New York
  • President of the New York Head and Neck Society, the American Society for Surgeons of Indian Origin and the Brooklyn Surgical Society
  • Awarded with several gold medals and the Golden Apple Teaching Award at Downstate Medical Center
  • Faculty Member of the AOA Honor Medical Society
  • Outstanding Teacher Award at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 1996
  • Serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Surgical Oncology, Head and Neck, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Brazilian Journal of Surgery, and Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Honorary member of the Brazilian College of Surgeons, the Cuban Surgical Society, Association of Surgeons of India, the Korean Head and Neck Society, Latin Head and Neck Society, Panamanian Society of Oncology, Chilean College of Surgeons, and Costa Rican Endocrine Society
  • Active at national and international meetings, and delivered more than 2,000 presentations nationally and internationally

Dr. Pranay Vaidya – MD, FACC, FSCAI

  • Chief, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Heart and Vascular Hospital Hackensack University Medical Center NJ
  • Completed  his MBBS and  MD from BJ Medical  College (1966-1970)
  • Trained from Hackensack University Medical Center Cardiac Fellow, Hackensack Medical Center Internal Medical Resident,  B. J. Medical College Hospital Internal Medical Resident
  • Board  of Governors, Hackensack  University Medical Center
  • Member  of Cardiac  Catheterization  Laboratory Hackensack  University Medical Center
  • Attending and  Consulting Physician  Cardiology Hackensack University Medical Center and  also of Internal Medicine at Hackensack University  Medical Center NJ since 1978
  • Fellowship  from American  College of Cardiology  and Society for Cardiac  Angiography and Inventions

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