Heart Transplant Care Team
The Christ Hospital Heart Transplant Center brings together a team of expert specialists who provide vital transplant care for Greater Cincinnati and beyond. Our program is led by two exceptional, highly experienced cardiac transplant specialists.
To schedule a consultation with The Christ Hospital Heart Transplant Center, call 513-585-2493 or click here to request a second opinion with our heart transplant experts.
Geetha Bhat, PhD, MD, FACC, FAST, FHFSA, is an expert in mechanical cardiac support with vast heart transplantation experience, having established several nationally recognized and highly successful heart transplant programs. Most recently, she facilitated all aspects of the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program at Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, where she was also a professor of medicine.
Robert D. Dowling, PhD, MD, specializes in cardiac transplantation and mechanical cardiac support with a successful track record of over 6,000 open-heart operations. A pioneering innovator, Dr. Dowling's interests extend to mechanical and biomechanical designs. He has been a central figure for innovation and development of these technologies and continues to research cardiac assist devices for severe heart failure. Dr. Dowling is the Chris and Trey Heekin Family Endowed Chair for CardiacTransplantation.
Heart Transplant, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Cardiology Clinical Research (Trials), Cardiovascular Critical Care
Additional Care Team Members
Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologists
Timothy E. Raymond, DO
Advanced Heart Failure / Transplant / Cardiovascular Disease / Internal Medicine
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