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With a 5 year AOA accreditation and a 100% cardiovascular and subspecialty board pass rate, our program and fellows have set incomparable standards of excellence. As a team and individually our fellows uphold, and often exceed these standards daily with their unwavering commitment and dedication to excellence and the advancement of cardiovascular medicine.


CLASS OF 2016

KeLvin Akhigbe

Home Town: Houston, TX
Undergraduate Education: Houston Baptist University, Houston, B.S. Biology/Chemistry, 2009
Medical School Education: Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California, D.O. 2010
Postgraduate Education: Wellington Regional Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2010 -2013; Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital/Rowansom, Caridiovascular Fellowship 2013 - 2016
Achievements: Invasive Clinical Committee, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital; Credentials Committee, Wellington Regional Medical Center
Licensure / Certifications: New Jersey Medical License, Florida Medical License, Board Certified External Medicine
Areas of Special Interest: Interventional Cardiology
Post-Graduate Plans: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship; Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, NJ

Britt Nordin

Home Town: Cincinnati, Ohio
Undergraduate Education: Coastal Carolina University, B.S. Biology/Chemistry
Medical School Education: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Postgraduate Education: The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, Internal Medicine Residency, Rowan-SOM, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
Licensure / Certifications: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine; Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine; New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners License; BLS/ACLS Certifications; American Society of Echocardiography
Post-Graduate Plans: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
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Ellen Wang

Home Town: New York, NY
Undergraduate Education: New York University
Medical School Education: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine-NYIT
Postgraduate Education: UMDNJ-SOM; Internal Medicine Residency; Rowan-SOM; Cardiovascular Fellowship
Achievements: Chief Intern
Licensure / Certifications: ACLS/BLS; NJ State Medical License; AOBIM Certification; American Society of Echocardiography
Areas of Special Interest: Valvular heart disease, women’s heart disease
Post-Graduate Plans: Clinical, non-invasive cardiology

CLASS OF 2017

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Baqir Lakhani

Home Town: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate Education: Benedictine University
Medical School Education: Kanas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Postgraduate Education: Swedish Covenant Hospital-Internal, Medicine Residency Program 2011-2014, Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program 2014-2017
Achievements: Scholars Program-Undergraduate, Poster Presentation at ACOI 2013- A Case of Anaplastic Meningioma Presenting as an Osteolytic Lesion
Licensure / Certifications: Illinois and New Jersey Medical License ACLS/BLS
Areas of Special Interest: Congestive Heart Failure
Post-Graduate Plans: Enter practice as a Clinical Cardiologist
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Kartik Mehta

Home Town: Elk Grove, IL
Undergraduate Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School Education: Des Moines University , Des Moines IA
Postgraduate Education: Rowan SOM, Stratford, NJ Internal Medicine Residency 2011-2014 Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program 2014-2017
Achievements: Chief Intern
Licensure / Certifications: New Jersey Medical License
ACLS/BLS
Areas of Special Interest: Preventative Cardiology
Post-Graduate Plans: Enter Practice in Non-Invasive Cardiology

CLASS OF 2018

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Peter Bulik

Home Town: Troy, MI
Undergraduate Education: Michigan State University
Medical School Education: Michigan State University
Postgraduate Education: Rowan SOM, Stratford, NJ; Internal Medicine Residency 2012-2015; Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program 2015-2018
Achievements: Chief Resident 2014-2015
Licensure / Certifications: New Jersey Medical License AOBIM September 2015 ACLS/BLS
Areas of Special Interest: Invasive and Non-Invasive Cardiology
Post-Graduate Plans: To Be Determined
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Pallavi Luthra

Home Town: Enola, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Education: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania B.S. Neuroscience, 2008
Medical School Education: Nova Southeastern University, Davie Florida, DO, 2012
Postgraduate Education: ROWAN-SOM, Stratford NJ IM Residency, 2012-2015 Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program 2015-2018
Licensure / Certifications: NJ Medical License July 2015, ACLS/BLS
Areas of Special Interest: Heart Failure
Post-Graduate Plans: Non-invasive, clinical cardiology
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Vasu Palli

Home Town: Wilmington DE
Undergraduate Education: Carnegie Mellon University
Medical School Education: UMDNJ-SOM/Rowan-SOM
Postgraduate Education: Residency at Christiana Care Health System in Internal Medicine
Licensure / Certifications: New Jersey Medical License, ACLS
Areas of Special Interest: Heart Failure
Post-Graduate Plans: Either HF Fellowship or Entering Practice
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Mariam Wassef

Home Town:                                           East Brunswick, NJ

Undergraduate Education:                     Rutgers University 

Medical School:                                      UMDNJ-SOM

Postgraduate Education:                        Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School

Achievements:                                        Research Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease

Licensure/ Certification:                          New Jersey Medical License, ACLS/BLS

Areas of Special interest:                       Electrophysiology

Post-Graduate Plans:                              EP or Non-Invasive 


CLASS OF 2019

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Andrew Mehalick

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Hetain Patel

Hometown: Holland, PA

Undergraduate Education:  Pennsylvania State University

Medical School Education:  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Postgraduate Education:  PCOM Internal Medicine

Achievements: Chief intern

Licensure/ Certifications: BLS/ACLS, NJ Medical License

Areas of Special Interest: Non-Invasive, Heart Failure