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Practice Name
Accepting New Patients
Hospital Preference
WakeMed North Hospital
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Road, Suite 7400
Durham, NC 27710
Phone
919-668-2407
Office Location
Duke Heart Transplant Clinic/Clinic 2F/2G
40 Duke Medicine Circle
Durham, NC 27710-4000
Phone
919-681-1300
Office Location
Duke Raleigh Hospital
3400 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone
919-954-3000
Office Location
Duke Regional Hospital
3643 N Roxboro Street
Durham, NC 27704
Phone
919-470-4000
Biography

I am a cardiologist trained in cardiovascular medicine, advanced heart failure/transplant cardiology, and critical care medicine. I help direct both the mechanical circulatory support and durable left ventricular assist device programs, as well as the cardiac intensive care unit. I am passionate about finding ways to improve the care, outcomes, and quality of life for patients with end-stage heart disease and critical illness. While treating patients, I try to blend creativity, innovation, and a touch of humor with a practical approach to medicine. It is a privilege to work with patients and their families, a unique gift that I take very seriously.

Clinical Interests
My goal is to identify and test strategies for improving patient outcomes and quality of life, particularly for those individuals with durable left ventricular assist devices and for those who require cardiovascular critical care due to acute illness.
Languages
English
Medical School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Internship
University of Texas-Southwestern - Internal Medicine
University of Texas-Southwestern - Emergency Medicine
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, 2002-2004 (Chief Resident, 2004-2005)
Fellowship
Critical Care Medicine, Duke University, 2008-2009
Clinical Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2007-2009
Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University, 2005-2008
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Tra

American Board of Internal Med, Advanced Heart Failure and Tra

American Board of Internal Med, Critical Care Medicine
Insurance We Accept

WakeMed contracts with most major health insurance carriers. View a list of Insurance we accept.

Before scheduling an appointment with either a WakeMed employed provider or a community-based affiliated physician, we encourage you to contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co-insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility.

If you are uninsured, learn more about WakeMed's financial assistance policy.