About

Education & Training

Medical School

Thanjavur Medical College

Internship

Internal Medicine

  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (Chandigarh, India)

Residency

Internal Medicine

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Fellowship

Cardiovascular Disease

  • Duke University Medical Center

Cardiology

  • Louisiana State (LSU) Medical Center - Shreveport

Boards

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease
The Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
National Board of Echocardiography

Insurances

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Academic Information

Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

Office

1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

F. 573-884-1235

Research Interests

  • Comparative utility of echocardiography versus cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac imaging in cardiomyopathies

Areas of Expertise

  • Aortic aneurysms
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Cardiovascular imaging
  • Chest pain
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

Awards & Honors

Honors & Awards

  • Edgar E Hull Award in Cardiology (best outgoing fellow) 2006 – 2007 – Louisiana State University
  • PGY-3 Peer Recognition Award 1997-1998 – Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Outstanding Resident Award 1997-1998 – Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Social and Preventive Medicine 1st in class of 150 - Thanjavur Medical College

Professional Societies

  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, Professional Member
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Society for Cardiovascular CT
  • Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance