General Cardiology Fellows

Omid Baniahmad, PGY-4

Omid Baniahmad, PGY-4

Hometown: Tallahassee, FL
Undergraduate: Florida State University
Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine
Residency: LSU Baton Rouge
Anirudh Bhargava, PGY-4

Anirudh Bhargava, PGY-4

Hometown: Alexandria, LA
Undergraduate: Emory University
Medical School: LSU New Orleans
Residency: UAB
Robert (Rob) Derenbecker, PGY-4

Robert (Rob) Derenbecker, PGY-4

Hometown: Hammond, LA
Undergraduate: LSU Baton Rouge
Medical School: LSU New Orleans
Residency: Johns Hopkins
Jacob Elrod, PGY-4

Jacob Elrod, PGY-4

Hometown: Edinburg, MS
Undergraduate: University of Mississippi
Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Residency: UAB
Jacob Morgan, PGY-4

Jacob Morgan, PGY-4

Hometown: Madison, Mississippi
Undergraduate: Mississippi College
Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Nicolas (Nico) Ruiz, PGY-4

Nicolas (Nico) Ruiz, PGY-4

Hometown: San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Undergraduate: University of Texas at San Antonio
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Residency: UAB
Heriberto Enrique Matos Santana, PGY-4

Heriberto Enrique Matos Santana, PGY-4

Hometown: Higüey, Dominican Republic
Undergraduate and Medical School: UNIBE School of Medicine
Residency: Morristown Medical Center
Muhannad Almubarak, PGY-5

Muhannad Almubarak, PGY-5

Undergraduate: Arabian Gulf University
Medical School: Arabian Gulf University
Residency: UAB
Sudeep Aryal, PGY-5

Sudeep Aryal, PGY-5

Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
Undergraduate: Wynberg Allen School, Mussoorie, India
Medical School: R.G.Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India
Residency: University of North Dakota, Fargo
James Barrios, PGY-5

James Barrios, PGY-5

Hometown: Metairie, LA
Undergraduate: Tulane University
Medical School: LSU School of Medicine- New Orleans
Residency: UAB
Mitchell Bowman, PGY-5

Mitchell Bowman, PGY-5

Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Undergraduate: The University of Tennessee
Medical School: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Residency: SAUSHEC Internal Medicine
Chad Colon, PGY-5

Chad Colon, PGY-5

Hometown: Vestavia Hills, AL
Undergraduate: University of Alabama
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Jordan Gunn, PGY-5

Jordan Gunn, PGY-5

Hometown: Forest, Mississippi
Undergraduate: Mississippi College
Medical School:University of Mississippi
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Undergraduate Medicine
Stephen Infanger, PGY-5

Stephen Infanger, PGY-5

Hometown: Victoria, Texas
Undergraduate: Texas A&M, College Station TX
Medical School: University of Texas, Houston (McGovern)
Residency: UAB
Neal Miller, PGY-5

Neal Miller, PGY-5

Hometown: St. Petersburg, Florida
Undergraduate: Duke
Medical School: Wake Forest
Residency: UAB
Brittain Heindl, PGY-6

Brittain Heindl, PGY-6

Hometown: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Undergraduate: University of Southern Mississippi
Medical School: The University of Mississippi
Residency: UAB
Haren Patel, PGY-6

Haren Patel, PGY-6

Hometown: Tyler, TX
Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Brad Peden, PGY-6

Brad Peden, PGY-6

Hometown: Enterprise, AL
Undergraduate: Birmingham-Southern College/University of Alabama
Medical School: UAB
Residency: UT Southwestern
Stephen Clarkson, PGY-7

Stephen Clarkson, PGY-7

Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Undergraduate: University of South Carolina
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Residency: UAB

EP Fellows

Sean Dunn, PGY-8

Sean Dunn, PGY-8

Hometown: Houston, TX
Undergraduate: University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Medical School: University of Tennessee HSC College of Medicine – Chattanooga
Residency: UAB
Vedran Oruc, PGY-8

Vedran Oruc, PGY-8

Hometown: Sarajevo, BIH
Undergraduate: Auburn University
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University
Blake Smith, PGY-7

Blake Smith, PGY-7

Hometown: Troy, Tennessee
Undergraduate: Lipscomb University
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Residency: UAB

Heart Failure Fellows

 

Lucianne Alers, PGY-4

Lucianne Alers, PGY-4

Hometown: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Undergraduate: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, USA
Residency: Sunrise Health GME Consortium, Las Vegas, NV
Anh Do, PGY-4

Anh Do, PGY-4

Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Undergraduate: Butler University
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
Kenneth Hoang, PGY-4

Kenneth Hoang, PGY-4

Hometown: Memphis, TN
Undergraduate: University of Tennessee- Knoxville, TN
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine , USA
Residency: University of Texas- Houston, TX
Ling Jin, PGY-4

Ling Jin, PGY-4

Hometown: Shanghai, China
Undergraduate: Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University ( Shanghai, China)
Medical School: Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University ( Shanghai, China)
Residency: MetroWest Medical Center
Matthew Tavares, PGY-4

Matthew Tavares, PGY-4

Hometown: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Undergraduate: University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
Medical School: University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
Residency: Hackensack Meridian Health Englewood Medical Center, Englewood, NJ
Lingling Wu, PGY-4

Lingling Wu, PGY-4

Hometown: Nanchang City, China
Undergraduate: Medical College of Nanchang University, China
Medical School: School of Medicine of Sun Yat- Sen University, China
Residency: Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside, New York

Interventional Fellows

Danielle Bayer, PGY-7

Danielle Bayer, PGY-7

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: University of Alabama
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: UAB
Phillip Smith, PGY-7

Phillip Smith, PGY-7

Hometown: Ruston, LA
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Medical School: Louisiana State University SOM in Shreveport
Residency: UAB
Ala Mohsen, PGY-7

Ala Mohsen, PGY-7

Hometown: Amman, Jordan
Medical School: Jordan University of Science and Technology
Residency: University of Iowa 
Fellowship: Louisiana State University

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellow