Cardiology | Fellowships | Current and Former Fellows

Current and Former Fellows

Nine fellows are currently in the training program, and three fellows are matched for July, 2016. Former fellows from the program have obtained positions in academic pediatric cardiology, including grant funded investigators, and in private practice. Fellows later recruited for faculty positions at Washington University are eligible for a student loan repayment program.

Current fellows (As of 7/2015)

Eda-Cristina Abuchaibe, DO
  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL
  • Residency: Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL
Swati Choudhry, MB BS
  • Medical School: Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, India
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI
Meghna Patel, MD
  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
  • Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Meagan Peek, MD
  • Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
  • Residency: Kosair Children’s Hospital, Louisville, KY
Anita Unnithan, MD
  • Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • Residency: University of Iowa Children's Hospital, Iowa City, IA
Kel Vin Woo, MD, PhD
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program, Nashville, TN
  • Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Manish Aggarwal, MD
  • Medical School: University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
  • Residency: Children's Hospital Milwaukee, WI
Gloria Lehmann, MD, MPH
  • Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Katie Mowers, MD
  • Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
  • Residency: Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, Rochester, NY

Former Fellows

Larry Weinhaus, MD
Dean Medical Center in Madison, WI

Arnold Strauss, MD
Rachford Professor and Chair, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, OH

Tom Martin, MD
Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME

Michele Monaco, MD
Penn State Hershey Children's Heart Group, Harrisburg, PA

Charles Canter, MD
Lois B. Tuttle and Jeanne B. Hauck Professor of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Patricia Barrios, MD
Porto Alegre, Brazil

R. Mark Payne, MD
Professor, Indiana University

Catherine Ong, MD
Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Nicole Hunkeler, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, Switzerland

Brad Raisher, MD
Pediatric Cardiology Associates, New Mexico

Jack Stevens, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Mark Johnson, MD
Fellowship Director, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

David Balzer, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

R. Mark Grady, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Sylvia Santos-Ocampo Angtuaco, MD
Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AK

Joel Hardin, MD
Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Matha Clabby, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

David Waight, MD
Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH

Russell Hirsch, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Arif Hussain, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, Saudi Arabia

Mark Vranicar, MD
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Mindee Flippin, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, Lubbock, TX

Vernat Exil, MD
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Catherine Dent, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Jill Ibrahim, MD
University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Matthew Kimberling, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, Tulsa, OK

Luke Bruns, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, St Johns’ Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Anna Tsirka, MD
Tufts University, Medford, MA

Henry Kort, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, Dallas, TX

Delwyn McOmber, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, Louisville, KY

Ramzi Nicolas, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, MO

Hassan Farra, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Damascus, Syria

Nancy Lin, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist and Pediatric Critical Care, Las Vegas, NV

D. Byron Holt, MD
Pediatric Cardiology of Austin, Austin, TX

Pei-Ni Jone, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Denver, CO

Avihu Gazit, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist and Pediatric Critical Care, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Agnieszka Kulikowska, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Peoria, IL

Steve Lorch, MD
University of Texas, Houston, Texas

Robert Barlow, MD, PhD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Orlando, FL

Jennifer Avari, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Mary McBride, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist and Critical Care, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Steve Muyskens, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Fort Worth, TX

Chetana Reddy, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Atlanta, GA

Amir Toib, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Sudhir Vashist, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Patrick Broderick, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Savannah, GA

Francisco Diaz, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, San Juan, PR

Brian Seth Goldstein, MD
Pediatric Cardiology of Austin, Austin, TX

Micean Johnikin, MD
4th Year EP Fellowship, Boston, MA

Kathleen Simpson, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Joshua Sparks, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Louisville, KY

Sanmit Basu, MD
Assistant Professor, Ohio State College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

Brian Birnbaum, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Georgeann Groh, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Matthew Ambrose, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Masonic Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Margie (Niki) Tucker, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Payton Manning Children's Hospital St. Vincent, Indianapolis, IN

Aura Sanchez, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Masonic Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Abeer Hamdy, MD

Hoang Nguyen, MD
4th Year Electrophysiology Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Toby Rockefeller, MD
4th Year Interventional Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

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