Our Speakers

Program Director


Image result for christopher o'connorChristopher O’Connor, MD, MACC, FESC, FHFSA
President and Executive Director
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Program Co-Chairs and Planning Committee


Brett Atwater, MDBrett Atwater, MD
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Inova Fairfax Hospital


Image result for mona fiuzat pharmdMona Fiuzat, PharmD, FACC, FHFSA, FHFA
Former Sr. Scientific Advisor to FDA Commissioner
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine


Image result for matthew sherwood inovaMatthew Sherwood, MD, MHS, FACC
Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease
Co-Director, Structural Heart Disease Program
Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Co-Director, LAAC/WATCHMAN Program
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Program Faculty:


William T. Abraham, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC
Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Cell Biology
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Director, Clinical Trials Management Office
Deputy Director, Davis Heart and Lung
Research Institute
The Ohio State University


Image result for aysha arshad mdAysha Arshad, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Inova Fairfax Hospital


Image result for wayne batchelor mdWayne Batchelor, MD, MHS, FACC, FSCAI
Director of the Interventional Heart Program,
Inova Health System
Director of Interventional Heart Disease Research,
Education, and Innovation
Associate Director
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Image result for james daubertJames Daubert, MD, FACC, FHRS
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Professor of Medicine
Member in Duke Clinical Research Institute
Duke University School of Medicine


Christopher deFilippi, MDChristopher deFilippi, MD, FACC
Vice Chairman of Academic Affairs
Director of Cardiology Fellowship Program
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Kelly Epps, MDKelly Epps, MD, MSHP, FACC
Medical Director, Inova Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center
Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Stephen Gaeta, MD, PhDStephen Gaeta, MD
Associate Director of Electrophysiology Lab
Director of Electrophysiology Community Outreach
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Inova Heart and Vascular


Nadim Geloo, MDNadim Geloo, MD
General Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology
Structural Heart
Virginia Heart – Fairfax


Image result for nasrien ibrahimNasrien Ibrahim, MD
Cardiologist


Larry Jackson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine


Spencer B. King, III, MD, MACC - American College of CardiologySpencer B. King, III, MD, MACC
Professor of Medicine Emeritus
Emory University
School of Medicine,
Former Editor-in-Chief of JACC – Cardiovascular Interventions


Vineet Kumar, MDVineet Kumar, MD, FHRS
Co-Director Electrophysiology Research
Director Electrophysiology Quality
Inova Fairfax Hospital


JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, FHSAJoAnn Lindenfeld, MD
Director, Advanced Heart Failure / Cardiac Transplantation
Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


McGuireDarren McGuire, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Cardiology Clinics Lead Physician, Parkland Health and Hospital System
Dallas, Texas
Deputy Editor, Circulation


Ann Marie Navar, M.D., Ph.D.Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD, FACC
Associate Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine
Population and Data Sciences
UT Southwestern Medical Center


Sean Pokorney, MD, MBASean Pokorney, MD, MBA
Cardiologist, Electrophysiologist
Duke Health


Mitchell Psotka, MD, PhDMitchell Psotka, MD, PhD, FACC
Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant, and Pulmonary Hypertension
Associate Director Heart Failure Site Based Research and Heart Failure Outreach Programs
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Rashid_225x250Haroon Rashid, MD, FACC
Medical Director of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation and Research
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Marc Steven Sabatine, MD, MPH practices Cardiovascular Medicine in BostonMarc Sabatine, MD, MPH
Lewis Dexter, MD Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Cardiovascular Medicine


Eric Sarin, MDEric Sarin, MD, FACC
Co-Director, Structural Heart and Valve Center
Co-Director, Cardiovascular Research
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Scott David Solomon, MD practices Cardiovascular Medicine in BostonScott Solomon, MD
Director, Noninvasive Cardiology
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Cardiovascular Medicine


John Spertus, MD, MPH, FACC
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Cardiovascular Division
John T. Milliken Department of Internal Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


Hamid Taheri, MDHamid Taheri, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Henry Tran, MDHenry Tran, MD, FACC, FACP
Medical Director of Cardiology Department
Inova Center for Personalized Health
Associate Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Marc Wish, MDMarc Wish, MD, FACC
Medical Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Laboratories
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute


Shawn Yazdani, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute