Medical Professionals

The George Washington University Medical Center commitment to a tradition of service, teaching, research and compassion is advanced with the establishment of The GW Heart & Vascular Institute. The medical professionals of the Institute build on that compassion - a compassion to heal and to discover.


Richard J. Katz, MDRichard J. Katz, MD
Director, Division of Cardiology; Bloedorn Professor of Cardiology

William Borden, MDWilliam Borden, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine; Director of Healthcare Delivery Transformation, George Washington University

Andrew D. Choi, MDAndrew D. Choi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology

Brian G. Choi, MDBrian G. Choi, MD
Professor of Medicine; Co-Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Steven A. Farmer, MD, PhDSteven A. Farmer, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine & Public Health; Associate Director, GW Office of Clinical Practice Innovation

Jannet Lewis, MDJannet Lewis, MD
Professor of Medicine; Director of Echocardiography; Director, Women’s Heart Center

Lisa W. Martin, MDLisa W. Martin, MD
Director, Lipid Research Clinic, Cardiac Prevention Clinic

Ramesh Mazhari, MDRamesh Mazhari, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Marco Mercader, MDMarco Mercader, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gurusher Panjrath, MDGurusher Panjrath, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jonathan S. Reiner, MDJonathan S. Reiner, MD
Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

Allen Solomon, MDAllen Solomon, MD
Professor of Medicine

Cynthia Tracy, MDCynthia Tracy, MD
Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Cardiology; Director of Electrophysiology

Alan Wasserman, MDAlan Wasserman, MD
Eugene Meyer Professor of Medicine; Chairman, Department of Medicine

William Weglicki, MDWilliam Weglicki, MD
Professor of Medicine and of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Anton Sidawy, MD, MPHAnton Sidawy, MD, MPH
Chair of Surgery


Farzad Najam, MDFarzad Najam, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

Elizabeth Pocock, MDElizabeth Pocock, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery


Timothy McCaffrey, PhDTimothy McCaffrey, PhD
Professor Medicine, Director of Division of Genomic Medicine