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 J. Katz, MD

Director, Division of Cardiology; Bloedorn Professor of Cardiology

William Borden, MD

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

Andrew D. Choi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology

Brian G. Choi, MD

Professor of Medicine & Radiology, Chief Medical Information Officer, and Co-Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Steven A. Farmer, MD, PhD

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

Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, MSc

Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Joseph Krepp, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jannet Lewis, MD

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

Lisa W. Martin, MD

Director, Lipid Research Clinic, Cardiac Prevention Clinic

Ramesh Mazhari, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Marco Mercader, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gurusher Panjrath, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jonathan Reiner, MD

Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

Allen Solomon, MD

Professor of Medicine

Cynthia Tracy, MD

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

P. Jacob Varghese, MD

Professor Emeritus

Allan Wasserman, MD

Eugene Meyer Professor of Medicine; Chairman, Department of Medicine

William Weglicki, MD

Professor of Medicine and of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Robyn Macsata, MD

Chief of Vascular Surgery

Anton Sidawy, MD, MPH

Chair of Surgery

Subodh Arora, MD, FACS, FRCS

Director, The Vein Center, Associate Professor of Surgery

James Laredo, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Byung-Boong Lee, MD, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Bao-Ngoc Nguyen, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery


Farzad Najam, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

Elizabeth Pocock, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery


Timothy McCaffrey, PhD

Professor Medicine, Director of Division of Genomic Medicine