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Amer K. Ardati, MD, MSC, FACC

Associate Professor of Medicine Interventional Cardiologist Medical Director of UIC, Critical Care Unit
Work Phone: 312-996-6730 Work Phone: 312-996-6480 Website: PubMed Website: Profile
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Biographical Info

Education History:

Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency: Duke University, Durham, NC
Fellowship: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

List Accomplishments/Awards/Honor: 

Clifford G. Pilz, MD House Staff Award – Attending Physician of the Year awarded by the Internal Medicine House Staff at University Of Illinois- Chicago

Overseas Fellowship from the International Institute of the University of Michigan to study the cultural perception of medical genetics in Lebanon.

National Science Foundation Research Training Grant in Developmental Neurobiology to support research conducted during undergraduate career

Categories: DOM – Cardiology – Faculty

Fellows

            GENERAL CARDIOLOGY FELLOWS – CLASS of 2026


Zaki Al-Yafeai, MD
MD: Jordan University of Sciences

Residency: Louisiana State University

Jeffrey Taylor, DO
MD: Lake Erie College

Residency: University of Illinois Chicago

Zaid Zayyad, MD
MD: University of Illinois Chicago

Residency: University of Illinois Chicago


Richard Amoateng, MD
MD: University College Cork School of Medicine
Residency: Allegheny Health Network

Sujitha Velagapudi, MD
MD: PSI Medical College

Residency: Cook County Health

            GENERAL CARDIOLOGY FELLOWS – CLASS of 2025


Bahaa Al-Azzam, MD
MD: Jordan University of Science and Technology

Residency: St. Francis Hospital


Fredrick Ogugua, MD
MD: Gulf Medical University

Residency: Hennepin Healthcare


Aamir Twing, MD
MD: University of North Carolina

Residency: University of Illinois 


Altonio Hosey, MD
MD: Renaissance School of Medicine

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center


Ro-Kaye Simmonds, MD
MD: University of West Indies

Residency: Hackensack University

            GENERAL CARDIOLOGY FELLOWS – CLASS of 2024


Sean Behan, MD
MD:  University of Arizona College of Medicine
Residency:  University of Colorado School of Medicine


Marco Shaker, MD
MD: Minia University

Residency:  Loyola University

 

Satish Mishra, MD
Chief Fellow

MD:  St. George’s University School of Medicine
Residency:  University of Chicago

Erik Simon, MD
Chief Fellow
MD:  Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency:  University of Illinois Chicago

 

         CARDIOLOGY T32 FELLOWS – CLASS of 2024


Michael Hill, MD

MD: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago

Anish Shah, MD
MD: Texas A&M Health Science Ctr, College of Medicine
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine

            EP FELLOWS – CLASS of 2025


James Russell, DO
DO: Lake Erie College
Residency: Advocate Lutheran
Fellowship: Advocate Lutheran

 

            EP FELLOWS – CLASS of 2024

Gursukhman Sidhu, MD
MD: All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Residency: Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship: Tulane University

 

            INTERVENTIONAL FELLOWS – CLASS of 2024


Owais Abdul-Kafi, MD
MD: University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago


Yogesh Jonna, MD

MD: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin

Staff

Amer K. Ardati, MD, MSC, FACC

Associate Professor of Medicine Interventional Cardiologist Medical Director of UIC, Critical Care Unit
Work Phone: 312-996-6730 Work Phone: 312-996-6480 Website: PubMed Website: Profile
Photo of Amer K. Ardati MD, MSC, FACC

Biographical Info

Education History:

Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency: Duke University, Durham, NC
Fellowship: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

List Accomplishments/Awards/Honor: 

Clifford G. Pilz, MD House Staff Award – Attending Physician of the Year awarded by the Internal Medicine House Staff at University Of Illinois- Chicago

Overseas Fellowship from the International Institute of the University of Michigan to study the cultural perception of medical genetics in Lebanon.

National Science Foundation Research Training Grant in Developmental Neurobiology to support research conducted during undergraduate career

Categories: DOM – Cardiology – Faculty

Affiliated Faculty

Amer K. Ardati, MD, MSC, FACC

Associate Professor of Medicine Interventional Cardiologist Medical Director of UIC, Critical Care Unit
Work Phone: 312-996-6730 Work Phone: 312-996-6480 Website: PubMed Website: Profile
Photo of Amer K. Ardati MD, MSC, FACC

Biographical Info

Education History:

Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency: Duke University, Durham, NC
Fellowship: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

List Accomplishments/Awards/Honor: 

Clifford G. Pilz, MD House Staff Award – Attending Physician of the Year awarded by the Internal Medicine House Staff at University Of Illinois- Chicago

Overseas Fellowship from the International Institute of the University of Michigan to study the cultural perception of medical genetics in Lebanon.

National Science Foundation Research Training Grant in Developmental Neurobiology to support research conducted during undergraduate career

Categories: DOM – Cardiology – Faculty