Faculty Member Brief Bio

Martha Gulati, MD, MS
Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA​, FASPC
Program Director

Division Chief of Cardiology, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Editor-in-Chief, CardioSmart for The American College of Cardiology
Physician Executive Director for Banner – University Medicine Heart Institute

Medical School: General Science, McMaster University, Hamilton Canada
Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Fellowships: University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Board Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease Program  and Internal Medicine


Radha Gopalan, MD
 

Associate Director of Cardiology, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

Majid D. Biglari, DO, PhD, FACC
Majid D. Biglari, DO, PhD, FACC
Associate Program Director

Associate Program Director, Phoenix VA
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Medical School: Midwestern University
Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Fellowships: Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Board Certifications: Internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, vascular medicine

Ashish Pershad, MD
Ashish Pershad, MD
Key Clinical Faculty Member 

Program Director, Interventional Fellowship Program
Interventional Cardiologist, Cavanagh Heart Center at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

Medical School: Grant Medical College, India
Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, Scripps Memorial Hospital
Board Certifications: Cardiology and interventional cardiology


Ali Mehr, MD
Key Clinical Faculty Member

VA Core Faculty
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Director of Heart Failure Program, Phoenix VAHCS

Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Fellowships: Cardiology, University of Texas Health Science Center (SA) and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant, University of California San Francisco
Board Certifications: Cardiovascular disease, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology


Divya Verma, MD
Key Clinical Faculty Member

Medical School: MGM Medical College and Hospital
Internship and Residency: University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Masters in Science and Clinical Investigation: University of Utah School of Medicine
Fellowship: General Cardiovascular, University of Utah School of Medicine
Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology , University of Utah School of Medicine
Fellowship: Structural and Advanced Interventional, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix