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Our Physicians & Surgeons

CARDIOLOGY

Howard A. Brumberg, MD, board certified
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Internship and Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia.
Fellowship: UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa., cardiology
Special Interests: Valvular heart disease, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), atrial fibrillation and heart failure.

220 Bessemer Road, Suite 201
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
Telephone: 724-547-7161
 

Abid A. Fakhri, MD, board certified
Medical School: Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pa.
Internship and Residency: UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., cardiology

One Mellon Way
Latrobe, Pa.  15650
Telephone: 724-539-6320
 

  Asghar A. Fakhri, MD, board certified
Medical School
: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass.
Fellowship: Temple University School of Medicine - Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., cardiovascular disease

 

Medical Commons One
530 South Street, Suite 380
Greensburg, Pa.  15601

Excela Latrobe Hospital
One Mellon Way
Latrobe, Pa.  15650
Telephone: 1-888-551-3477

 

Alan E. Olivenstein, MD, FACC, board certified
Medical School: The Autonomous University of Guadaljara, Mexico; The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, N.Y.
Internship and Residency: Wayne State University, Detroit.
Fellowship: Wayne State University, Detroit, adult cardiology; Henry Ford Hospital: Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, interventional cardiology.
Special Interests: Hypertension, atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure. 

220 Bessemer Road, Suite 201
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
Telephone: 724-547-7161

 

Douglas S. Schulman, MD, FACC, FASNC, board certified
Medical School: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.
Internship and Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Fellowship: Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Special Interests: Non-invasive cardiac imaging, diastolic heart failure, atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease.

Medical Commons Two, Suite 302
540 South Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-261-5556

 


Maliha Zahid, MD, PhD, FACC, board certified

Medical School: The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
Internship and Residency: Barnes Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., internal medicine.
Fellowship: UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa., cardiovascular disease.
Special Interests: Non-invasive cardiology, general cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and atrial fibrillation. 

Excela Square at Norwin
8775 Norwin Avenue
North huntingdon, Pa.  15642
Telephone: 724-861-7939


  James E. Adisey, MD*
44 South Washington Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-836-1862

 
Lawrence A. DeNino, MD*
44 South Washington Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-836-1862

 
 
 



INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

   
  Robert M. Amory, DO, FACC, board certified
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.
Residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., internal medicine.
Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., cardiology.
Special Interests: Cardiac disease prevention, balloon angioplasty, coronary stenting, congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias.
 
Medical Commons Two, Suite 302
540 South Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-261-5556


 
  Howard P. Grill, MD, FACC, board certified, Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Internship and Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, general surgery.
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.
Special Interests: Ischemic heart disease, percutaneous coronary intervention and preventive cardiology.

Medical Commons One, Suite 380
530 South Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-261-5556


  James P. Lynch, MD, board certified
Medical School: Drexel University, Philadelphia.
Internship and Residency: UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa., internal medicine.
Fellowship: UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa., cardiology; Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., interventional cardiology.
Special Interests: Radial artery catheterization and pre-operative risk assessments.

Medical Commons One, Suite 380
530 South Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-261-5556


 

Wadih Nadour, MD, board certified
Medical School: Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
Residency:  Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., cardiology and interventional cardiology

Medical Commons One
530 South Street, Suite 380
Greensburg, Pa.  15601
Telephone: 724-261-5556

 

  Ragoor K. Reddy, MD*
1115 Lowry Avenue, Building C, Suite 2
Jeannette, PA 15644-3075
Telephone: 724-527-1440


  Jerome Itzkoff, MD*
500 South Aiken Avenue, Suite 101
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Telephone: 412-621-3131


  Juan J. Chahin, MD*
44 South Washington Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-836-1862


  Rishi Kad, MD*
44 South Washington Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-836-1862


  Subhashish Pal, MD*
44 South Washington Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-836-1862

 


ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

 

 

Sandeep Arora, MD, CCDS, board certified
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, one of the top five medical schools in the country.
Residency: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India; The Western Pennsylvania Hospital/Temple University program, internal medicine.
Fellowships: Mayo Clinic Hospital, Scottsdale, Ariz., cardiac electrophysiology; The Western Pennsylvania Hospital/Temple University program, cardiovascular disease research and teaching. 
Special Interests: Radio frequency ablation of SVT, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, implantation and follow-up of cardiac resynchronization devices, 3-D mapping of cardiac arrhythmias, intracardiac echocardiography, diagnostic cardiac catheterization, transesophageal (TEE) and 2-D echocardiogram, nuclear cardiology stress testing and peripheral vascular ultrasound imaging.

Excela Square at Norwin
8775 Norwin Avenue
North Huntingdon, Pa.  15642
Telephone: 724-861-7939
and
One Mellon Way
Latrobe, PA 15650
Telephone: 1-888-551-3477

 

 

Mati Friehling, MD
Medical School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Internship and Residency: UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Fellowship: UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa., cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology
Special Interest: Atrial fibrillation ablation, SVT ablation, and pacemaker and defibrillator implantation

Medical Commons One
530 South Street, Suite 380
Greensburg, Pa.  15601
Telephone: 724-261-5556

 

 

 

Barry Alpert, MD*
5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 216
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Telephone: 412-681-5500

5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 216Pittsburgh, PA 15224Telephone: 412-681-5500

 

 

Leonard Ganz, MD*
5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 216
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Telephone: 412-681-5500

 

 

Daniel Contrafatto, MD*
44 South Washington Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-836-1862

 

 

CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR SURGERY

 

Anna Gasparyan, MD, board certified, Vascular Surgery
Medical School: St. George's University, Grenada
Residency: Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, N.Y., General Surgery
Fellowship: Englewood Hospital Medical Center, Englewood, N.J.; Newark Beth Israel/St. Barnabas Medical Center, Newark, N.J., Vascular Surgery

Medical Commons One
530 South Street, Suite 380
Greensburg, Pa.  15601
Telephone: 724-837-8959

 


David Kenney, MD, board certified, Vascular Surgery
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
Internship and Residency: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., General Surgery
Fellowship: University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., Vascular Surgery

Medical Commons One
530 South Street, Suite 380
Greensburg, Pa.  15601
Telephone: 724-837-8959

 

  Mark M. Suzuki, MD, FACS, board certified, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
Internship: Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif., general surgery.
Residency: University of California, Davis-East Bay, general surgery. 
Fellowship: Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, cardiothoracic surgery; Allegheny General Hospital, thoracic surgery.
Master of Business Administration: George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Specializations: Coronary artery disease, aortic valve replacement, mitral valve repair, pacemakers, ICDs and bi-ventricular ICDs.
Special Interests: Cardiac surgery quality and continuous improvement, regional surgery quality participant.

Medical Commons One
530 South Street, Suite 380
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-837-8959


  David M. West, MD, board certified, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine.
Internship and Residency: University of Kentucky, general surgery.
Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, cardiothoracic surgery.
Special Interests: Coronary artery bypass surgery, aortic valve replacement, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, lung cancer surgery and mitral valve repair.

Medical Commons One
530 South Street, Suite 380
Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: 724-837-8959

 

* All physicians and surgeons on the list have privileges at Excela Health. Physicians with an asterisk are those who are not part of Excela Health Medical Group.

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