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
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

Adam Brodsky, MD
Adam Brodsky, MD
Key Clinical Faculty Member

Interventional Cardiologist, Heart and Vascular Center of Arizona

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: Cardiology and Interventional, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 
Board Certifications: Cardiology, interventional cardiology

Gopi Cherukuri, MD
Gopi Cherukuri, MD
Key Clinical Faculty Member 

Interventional Cardiologist, Biltmore Cardiology

Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine 
Residency: Cardiology and Interventional Training, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Board Certifications: Cardiology and interventional cardiology

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