Key Program Supervision

Douglas Sawyer, M.D., PhD, FACC

Advance Heart Failure Specialist
Director of Cardiovascular Service Line
Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sanjeev A. Francis, M.D., FACC

Director of Education, Cardiovascular Institute 
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program 
Fellowship: Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital 

Core Faculty

Henry Sesselberg, M.D., FACC

Electrophysiology Fellowship: University of Rochester at Strong Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: University of Rochester at Strong Memorial Hospital
Residency: University of Rochester at Strong Memorial Hospital

Edward Teufel, M.D., FACC

Noninvasive Imaging
Fellowship: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Samip Vasaiwala, M.D.

Interventional, Peripheral Vascular and Structural Heart Disease
Interventional Fellowship: Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals

Marco Diaz, M.D., FACC

Noninvasive Imaging, Diagnostic Cardiac Catherization
Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center
Residency: Boston University Medical Center

Additional Faculty

The MMC Cardiovascular Institute is comprised of the following:

  • Twenty-eight general invasive and non-invasive cardiologists
  • Seven adult interventional and one pediatric interventional cardiologist
  • Six adult electrophysiologists and one pediatric electrophysiologist
  • Three advanced heart failure specialists
  • Six adult cardiothoracic surgeons and 1 adult/pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon
  • Three advanced heart failure & transplantation cardiologists
  • Five pediatric / congenital cardiologists
  • Five vascular / endovascular surgeons

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