< Program Faculty
Program Director, Professor of Medicine, Interventional Cardiology


  • Program Director - UTHSC-Nashville Cardiology Fellowship Program

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA;¬† Interventional Cardiology, UNC Chapel Hill
  • MPH: Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • PhD: Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Clinical Interests

  • Coronary and peripheral interventions via radial artery
  • Complex coronary interventions with hemodynamic supports
  • Endovascular interventions for peripheral arterial disease
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures

Research Interests

  • Embolic Protection Device
  • Vein Graft Intervention
  • Coronary Microvascular Disease
  • Contrast Associated Nephropathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Diseases, Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Subclinical Atherosclerosis

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Dean's Distinguished Research Award - East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
  • Emerging Leader Mentorship Circle Member - Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) - East Tennessee State University¬†Quillen College of Medicine
  • National Young Leadership Recognition - Cardiovascular Research Technologies Foundation
  • Scarlet Sash Society Honor for Special Recognition as an Outstanding Educator and Mentor (2019, 2020, 2021) - East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
  • American College of Cardiology Leadership Forum 2022 and 2023
  • ACC Program Director GME Leadership Council
  • Visiting Professor, Cardiology Grand Rounds, University of Arizona

Editorial Boards

  • PLOS ONE - Academic Editor
  • Biomarker Insights
  • Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Journal Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention
  • Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
  • Heart International
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