Meet Our World-Class Faculty

The Adult Cardiology Fellowship program’s accomplished, highly skilled faculty members share a commitment to educating and mentoring the next generation of cardiovascular specialists. They provide exceptional didactic and hands-on training, with an emphasis on helping fellows develop their skills and passion for a career in cardiovascular medicine. Our team is deeply committed to each fellow’s professional and personal success.

Core Faculty


 Adult Cardiac Fellowship Program Director

Santosh G. Menon, MD Advanced Heart Failure / Transplant, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Anderson

7545 Beechmont Ave., Suite D Cincinnati, OH 45255 (513) 206-1320
39.0718859 -84.3485359

Areas of Interest

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Cardiogenic Shock, Cardiology Clinical Research (Trials), Cardiomyopathies See all
Geoffrey A. Answini, MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 201 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 206-1170
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair, Adbominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Treatment See all
Joseph K. Choo, MD Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Montgomery

11140 Montgomery Rd., Suite 1300 Cincinnati, OH 45249 (513) 792-7800
39.2662369 -84.3310736

Areas of Interest

Angiography, Angioplasty, Cardiomyopathies, Complex Coronary Artery Intervention See all
Eugene S. Chung, MD Advanced Heart Failure / Transplant, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Green Township

5885 Harrison Ave., Suite 1900 Cincinnati, OH 45248 (513) 206-1800
39.1745242 -84.6439069

Areas of Interest

Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Cardiogenic Shock, Cardiology Clinical Research (Trials) See all
John D. Corl, MD Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Anderson

7545 Beechmont Ave., Suite D Cincinnati, OH 45255 (513) 206-1320
39.0718859 -84.3485359

Areas of Interest

Angiography, Angioplasty, Cardiomyopathies, Complex Coronary Artery Intervention See all
Gregory F. Egnaczyk, MD Advanced Heart Failure / Transplant, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 137 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 206-1180
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Cardiogenic Shock, Cardiology Clinical Research (Trials) See all
Joel B. Forman, MD Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Anderson

7545 Beechmont Ave., Suite D Cincinnati, OH 45255 (513) 206-1320
39.0718859 -84.3485359

Areas of Interest

Preventive Cardiology, Sports Cardiology, Cardiovascular Wellness, Cholesterol Management See all
Kari L. Gorder, MD Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital

2139 Auburn Ave., CVICU Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 585-0436
39.1208511 -84.5085607

Areas of Interest

Mechanical Circulatory Support/ECMO, Air Medical Transport, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement See all
Timothy D. Henry, MD Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 136 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 206-1060
39.1212062 -84.5103696

Areas of Interest

Angiography, Angioplasty, Cardiomyopathies, Complex Coronary Artery Intervention See all
Dean J. Kereiakes, MD Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 136 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 206-1060
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Angiography, Angioplasty, Cardiomyopathies, Complex Coronary Artery Intervention See all
James A. Kong, MD Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 136 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 206-1060
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Angiography, Angioplasty, Cardiomyopathies, Complex Coronary Artery Intervention See all
Wojciech Mazur, MD Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 138 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 206-1120
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Bradycardias (Slow Heartbeat), Cardiac CT Angiography (CTA), Cholesterol & Diabetes Management See all
Thomas M. O'Brien, MD Advanced Heart Failure / Transplant, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Center - Liberty Township

6939 Cox Rd., Suite 250 Liberty Township, OH 45069 (513) 206-1460
39.374931 -84.3628433

Areas of Interest

Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Cardiogenic Shock, Cardiology Clinical Research (Trials) See all
Christopher M. Paprzycki, MD, FACS Vascular Surgery
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Vascular Surgery

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 139 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 541-0700
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Angiography, Angioplasty, Arterial Disease, Carotid Artery Disease See all
Robert A. Pelberg, MD Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Montgomery

11140 Montgomery Rd., Suite 1300 Cincinnati, OH 45249 (513) 792-7800
39.2662369 -84.3310736

Areas of Interest

Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Cardiac CT Angiography (CTA), Complex Coronary Artery Disease, General Cardiology See all
Daniel J. Pelchovitz, MD, FACC, FHRS Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 137 Cincinnati, OH 452192906 (513) 206-1180
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Advanced Diagnostics for Heart Rhythm Disorders, Arrhythmias (Abnormal Heart Rhythm), Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Surgery (Ablation) See all
Odayme Quesada, MD Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Montgomery

11140 Montgomery Rd, Suite 1300 Cincinnati, OH 452492309 (513) 585-2140
39.2662499 -84.3317391

Areas of Interest

Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Bradycardias (Slow Heartbeat), Cardiac CT Angiography (CTA), Cholesterol & Diabetes Management See all
Timothy E. Raymond, DO Advanced Heart Failure / Transplant, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Fort Wright

1955 Dixie Hwy., Suite E1 Fort Wright, KY 41011 (859) 292-4560
39.0549292 -84.5463543

Areas of Interest

Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Cardiogenic Shock, Cardiology Clinical Research (Trials) See all
Steven G. Rudick, MD Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 136 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 206-1060
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Angiography, Angioplasty, Cardiomyopathies, Complex Coronary Artery Intervention See all
Timothy D. Smith, MD Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular

Primary Location

The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building

2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 136 Cincinnati, OH 45219 (513) 206-1060
39.1211546 -84.510667

Areas of Interest

Angiography, Angioplasty, Cardiomyopathies, Cardiovascular Critical Care See all


Faculty Members

Costa Andreou, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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Daniel Beyerbach, MD, PhD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology / Cardiovascular Disease
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Gregory B. Clarke, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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Peter J. Engel, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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George S. George, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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Jeffrey M. Griffin, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
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Julian Guitron-Roig, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
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Sasidhar P. Kilaru, MD

Vascular Surgery
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Thomas I. Murtaugh, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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Edward J. Schloss, MD, FHRS

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology / Cardiovascular Disease
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J. Michael Smith, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
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Jason A. Smith, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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Terri L. Stewart-Dehner, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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Theodore J. Waller, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology / Cardiovascular Disease
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Christopher M. Wright, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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