Krishna Bhat , MD
Dr. Bhat has earned triple board certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, and brings nearly 20 years of cardiology experience to every patient he treats. He served his internship and residency at New York Infirmary in New York City and his fellowship in Cardiology at St. Francis Medical Center in Pittsburgh. Dr. Bhat conducted post-doctoral research at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston; his research has been published in several journals and presented to colleagues at conferences across the country.
William Cook, MD, FACC
Dr. Cook received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and then attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his Cardiology Fellowship and worked in a private practice at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Cook’s most recently practiced with Associates in Cardiac Care at Lee Memorial Health System in Ft. Myers, FL. Dr. Cook is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a specialty in Internal Medicine and a subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease. In 2005, he was voted “Best Noninvasive Cardiologist” by Naples Community Hospital, Naples, FL. He was also voted one of “Gulfshore’s Top Doctors” for 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Virender Dhawer, MD
After finishing his Internal Medicine residency at St. Francis Hospital in Pittsburgh, Dr. Dhawer completed two more fellowships – a Cardiology fellowship at West Penn Hospital and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at Cleveland Clinic. He has been in private practice since 1974, and served as the director of the Coronary Care Unit and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the former Lee Hospital.
KM Anwar Hussain, MD, PhD, FASNC, FACP, FACC
Dr. Hussain is board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology. After completing a PhD fellowship in cardiology in Moscow, Dr. Hussain served as an Internal Medicine resident at New York Methodist Hospital and was selected as Chief Resident. He then completed an adult cardiovascular fellowship at Michael Reese Hospital/University of Illinois in Chicago. He was also trained in Heart Failure and Congenital Heart Disease at Loyola University in Chicago and completed Nuclear Cardiology training at the University of Chicago. He remains active in physician training programs at Memorial Medical Center and serves as a Clinical Associate Professor for Temple University School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine. He has published more than 65 articles and abstracts related to cardiovascular health, and has presented his research findings at several national and international medical conferences.
Jude Mugerwa, MD, FACC
Dr. Mugerwa has earned board certification in four specialties, including Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) and Internal Medicine. CTA uses sophisticated imaging technology to examine blood flow through the arteries. After finishing his residency in Internal Medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Dr. Mugerwa earned and completed prestigious clinical fellowships at the Heart and VascularCenter, Case Western Reserve University, and Cleveland Clinic. He has published research findings related to cardiovascular disease and other health conditions, and is a member of several professional organizations.
Charles Oschwald, MD, FACC, FCCP, FACP
After spending a few years as a registered pharmacist, Dr. Oschwald returned to college to earn his medical degree. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Memorial Medical Center, where he was chosen as Chief Resident. He spent the next two years in a Cardiology fellowship program at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh before returning to Johnstown. Dr. Oschwald currently serves as the director of Memorial’s Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Program, as well as the director of the Nuclear Cardiac Function Laboratory. A researcher and published author, he is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
William Smeal, MD
Dr. Smeal is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Memorial Medical Center and a fellowship in Cardiology at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He has been in private practice in clinical cardiology and diagnostic cardiac catheterization since 1988. Dr. Smeal is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases.
Rod Wall, MD, FACD
Dr. Wall is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. A member of Cardiology Associates of Johnstown, he also serves as director of the Coronary Care Unit at Memorial Medical Center and co-director of its Cardiac Functions Laboratory. Dr. Wall is a graduate of Penn State University with High Honors and the Milton S. Hershey School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, with additional cardiology fellowship training at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Wall is a clinical professor at Temple University and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and is an active faculty member of the physician residency program at Memorial Medical Center.
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