Meet Our Fellows

Mahmoud Abdelghany, MD
Year: First Year
Birth Place: Giza, Egypt
Medical School: Cairo University, Cairo Egypt
Internship: Temple University at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA
Professional Interests: Acute coronary syndrome, structural Heart diseases
Personal Interests: Playing Soccer, Reading, Swimming
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Rajiv Bartaula, MD
Year: First Year
Birth Place: Bharatpur, Nepal
Medical School: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Internship: Staten Island University Hospital, New York
Board Certification: ABIM
College: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Personal Interests: Listening to music, cooking
Future Plan: either General Cardiology or Electrophysiology
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Arbind Chaudhary, MD
Year: First Year
Birth Place: Birgurj, Nepal
Medical School: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Internship: St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA
College: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Personal Interests: Playing soccer, cricket and basketball. Enjoy movies
Future Plan: Either Interventinal Cardiology or Electrophysiology
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Syed Haider Imam, MD
Year: First Year
Birth Place: Sheikhupura, Pakistan
Medical School: Aga Khan University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Internship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
College: Aga Khan University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Professional Interests: Adult Congenital
Personal Interests: Playing sports, movies going out to eat
Future Plan: Interventional; adult congenital
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Puneet Bansal, MD
Year: Second Year
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Medical School: Poznan University of Medical Sciences. Located in Poznan, Poland
Internship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Board Certification: ABIM
College: Poznan University of Medical Sciences. Located in Poznan, Poland
Professional Interests: Coronary collateral circulation
Personal Interests: Weight Training, Fly fishing, Motorcycle touring, Paintball, Fishing, Golf
Future Plan: Interventional Cardiology
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Natalia Hernandez, MD
Year: Second Year
Birth Place: Khodinino, Russian Federation
Medical School: Ryazan State Medical University, Ryazan, Russia
Internship: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX
Board Certification: ABIM
College: Ryazan State Medical University, Ryazan, Russia
Professional Interests: Cardiovascular Outcomes, Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Personal Interests: Outdoors, animals, traveling
Future Plan: General Cardiology
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Peyman Naji, MD
Year: Second Year
Birth Place: Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Internship: Wright State Univeristy Dayton, OH
Board Certification: ABIM
College: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Professional Interests: Valvular heart disease
Personal Interests: Photography, Car and auto industry, Biking, Movies, Aviation
Future Plan: Pursue subspecialty training
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Pahul Singh, MD
Year: Third Year
Birth Place: Jalandhar, India
Medical School: Dayanand Medical College
Internship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Board Certification: ABIM
College: Apeejay School
Professional Interests: Role of strain analysis in detecting subclinical cardiomyopathy in patients with diabetes mellitus Revascularization optional in advanced heart failure, Takstaubs Cardiomyopathy
Personal Interests: Traveling, hiking, adventurous sports, listening to music, watching movies
Future Plan: Interventional Cardiology at UT Memphis, TN
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Theresa Waters, MD
Year: Third Year
Birth Place: Syracuse, NY
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Internship: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Board Certification: ABIM
College: LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY
Personal Interests: Ballroom Dancing, Golfing, Reading, Skiing
Future Plan: General Cardiology
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