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 Katz

Richard J. Katz, MD

Director, Division of Cardiology; Bloedorn Professor of Cardiology

William Borden

William Borden, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine; Director of Healthcare Delivery Transformation, George Washington University

Andrew Choi

Andrew D. Choi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology

Brian Choi

Brian G. Choi, MD

Professor of Medicine; Co-Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Steven Farmer

Steven A. Farmer, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine & Public Health; Associate Director, GW Office of Clinical Practice Innovation

Jannet Lewis

Jannet Lewis, MD

Professor of Medicine; Director of Echocardiography; Director, Women’s Heart Center

Lisa Martin

Lisa W. Martin, MD

Director, Lipid Research Clinic, Cardiac Prevention Clinic

Ramesh Mazhari

Ramesh Mazhari, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Marco Mercader

Marco Mercader, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gurusher Panjrath

Gurusher Panjrath, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Johnathan Reiner

Jonathan S. Reiner, MD

Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

Allen Solomon

Allen Solomon, MD

Professor of Medicine

Cynthia Tracy

Cynthia Tracy, MD

Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Cardiology; Director of Electrophysiology

Alan Wasserman

Alan Wasserman, MD

Eugene Meyer Professor of Medicine; Chairman, Department of Medicine

William Weglicki

William Weglicki, MD

Professor of Medicine and of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Vascular Surgery
Anton Sidawy

Anton Sidawy, MD, MPH

Chair of Surgery

Cardiac Surgery
Farzad Najam

Farzad Najam, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

Elizabeth Pocock

Elizabeth Pocock, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery


Basic Sciences
Timothy Mccaffrey

Timothy McCaffrey, PhD

Professor Medicine, Director of Division of Genomic Medicine