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Cardiology

Division Chief: Kevin Marzo, MD
Number of Fellowship Positions: 8
4th Year Medical Student Elective: Yes
Fellow Elective(s): Cardiology & Electrophysiology

Clinical Services:

Ranked by the US World & News Report as Top 100 Hospitals for Cardiology. State-of-the-art cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology services, noninvasive and nuclear cardiology, and cardiac rehabilitation. Rated one of New York State's top cardiac centers for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA).

Research:

Research activity in electrophysiology services, nuclear, non-invasive, and interventional cardiology. National protocols in thrombolysis, pharmacological interventions in the acute coronary syndromes, and new interventional devices in the cardiac cath lab.

Faculty:

Kevin Marzo, MD
Chief, Cardiology Division. Medical School: Northwestern University (Chicago, IL). Internal Medicine Residency: Columbia- Presbyterian Medical Center (New York, NY). Clinical Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology Fellowships: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA).

Jerald Cohen, MD
Director, Echocardiography Laboratory. Medical School: Chicago Medical School (Chicago, IL). Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital (New York, NY). Radiology Residency: Michael Reese Medical Center (Chicago, IL). Medical Residency: Maimonides Medical Center and Brooklyn VA Medical Center (New York, NY). Cardiology Fellowship: Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY)

Todd Cohen, MD
Director, Electrophysiology. Director, Pacemaker/Arrhythmia Center. Director, Advanced EP Technology & Innovations. Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD). Internal Medicine Residency: Sinai Hospital (Baltimore MD). Cardiology Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (Stanford, CA). Electrophysiology Fellowship: University of California at San Francisco (San Francisco, CA).

Joshua DeLeon, MD
Director, Nuclear Cardiology. Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Training Program. Medical School: The State University of New York School Health Science Center (Brooklyn, NY). Residency in Internal Medicine: Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Bronx Municipal Hospital Center (Bronx, NY). Molecular Genetics Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY). Cardiology Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center (New York, NY).

Frederick Fein, MD
Director, Telemetry Service. Medical School: New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY). Residency in Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiology Fellowship and Cardiology Research Fellowship: Montefiore Hospital (Bronx, NY).

Juan Gaztanaga, MD
Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging. Medical School: Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School (Chicago, IL). Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center (NY, NY). Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: Winthrop-University Hospital (Mineola, NY). Cardiac MRI/CT Fellowship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine (NY, NY)

Barbara George, Ed.D, RCEP, MSN, RN
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyles Medicine, School of Nursing Diploma Program: St. Vincent's Hospital (New York, NY). Bachelors Degree and Master of Science in Cardiac Rehabilitation Degree: Columbia University School of Nursing. Doctorate of Education in Applied Exercise Physiology: Columbia University's Teacher's College. Post-Masters Certificate Adult Nurse Practitioner: (in progress) Adelphi University, Garden City, NY).

Joseph Germano, DO
Director, Electrocardiography. Associate Director, Electrophysiology. Director, Atrial Fibrillation Center. Associate Director, Cardiovascular Training Program. Medical School: The New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (Old Westbury, NY). Internal Medicine Internship and Residency: Winthrop-University Hospital, (Mineola, NY). Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: Winthrop-University Hospital (Mineola, NY). Cardiology and Electrophysiology Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, (Boston, MA).

Stephen J. Green, MD
Director, Interventional Cardiology. Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine (Boston, MA). Internal Medicine Residency & Internship: Cornell Cooperating Hospitals, North Shore University Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, NY). Cardiology Fellowship: North Shore University Hospital (Manhasset, NY).

George Gubernikoff, MD
Director, Clinical Cardiology Services. Medical Director, Center for Aortic Diseases. Medical School: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine (New York, NY). General Surgery Internship & Residency: The Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Anesthesia Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (New York, NY). Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: University of Florida, (Gainesville, FL). Internal Medicine Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT). Cardiology Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT). Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT).

Justine S. Lachmann, MD
Director, Congestive Heart Failure Program. Medical School: The University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey Medical School (New Jersey). Internal Medicine Residency: New York University/Bellevue Hospital Medical Center (New York, NY). Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center (New York, NY). Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA).

Nick Michelakis, MD
Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation. Director, Coronary Care Unit. Medical School: The State University of New York School Health Science Center (Brooklyn, NY). Internal Medicine Residency: North Shore University Hospital, (Manhasset NY). Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: The University at Buffalo. Heart Failure and Transplantation Clinical and Research Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, (Boston, MA).

Srihari S. Naidu, MD
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program. Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Treatment Center. Medical School: Brown University (Providence, RI). Internal Medicine Internship and Residency: New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, NY). Interventional Cardiology and General Cardiology Fellowships: The University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (Philadelphia, PA).

Beevash Ray, MD
Associate Director, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging. Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine (Boston, MA). Internal Medicine Residency: New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital (New York, NY). Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: St. Vincent's Hospital (New York, NY) and Winthrop-University Hospital (Mineola, NY).