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Research Opportunities for Cardiac Fellows

Fellows of the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program at Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute include: 

Isla Babs Animashaun, MBBS, PGY-4
Medical School: Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
Residency: Harlem Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, NY
Clinical Interests: advanced cardiac imaging, clinical research, general cardiology

Ijeoma Ezeife, MBBS, PGY-4
Medical School: University of Nigeria, Enugu State, Nigeria
Residency: John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
Clinical Interests: interventional cardiology, structural heart disease, advanced cardiac imaging

Natasha Mamdani, MD, PGY-4
Medical School: Ross University, School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies
Residency: St. Mary’s Hospital, Yale University, Waterbury, CT
Fellowship: Nuclear Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Clinical Interests: preventative cardiology, clinical research, coronary artery disease, advanced cardiac (multimodality) imaging

Ali Elfandi, MD, PGY-5
Medical school: University of Tripoli School of Medicine, Tripoli, Libya
Residency: Overlook Medical Center
Clinical interests: coronary artery disease, interventional cardiology, structural heart disease, critical care cardiology

Sankalp Pathak, MD, PGY-5
Medical School: JLNMC, India
Residency: Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Clinical interests: interventional and structural cardiology

Srijan Shrestha, MD, PGY-5
Medical school: Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Nepal
Residency: Harlem Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, NY
Clinical interests: critical care cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology

Jenny Lam, MD, PGY-6
Medical school: New York Medical College
Residency: North-Shore Long Island Jewish
Clinical interests: heart failure, cardiac critical care, echocardiography

Reehan Shahzad, MD, PGY-6
Medical school: St. Georges University, Grenada, West Indies
Residency: SUNY Downtown Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Clinical interests: heart failure, cardiac critical care, echocardiography

Michael Desiderio, DO, PGY-7
Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging
Medical school: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: School of Osteopathic Medicine   
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio
Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Atlantic Health System/Morristown Medical Center
Clinical interests: cardiac imaging, clinical research