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General Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Our General Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship will advance your career in academic and clinical practice.

Overview from Program Director

The General Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship is designed to provide you with the skills required for a successful leadership career in both academic and clinical practice.

Our program is ACGME-accredited and fulfills ACGME program requirements for graduate medical education in cardiovascular diseases. You will work with patients in both in-and-outpatient settings at The University of Kansas Hospital, the 156-bed Center for Advanced Heart Care and the Kansas City VA Medical Center.

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Jared Kvapil, M.D.
Program Director
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Rhea Pimentel, M.D.
Associate Program Director

Facilities

The University of Kansas Hospital Resources

  • 42 board-certified faculty physicians
  • Specialties in imaging, interventional, electrophysiology and advanced heart failure
  • A robust electronic medical record system
  • Three cardiac catheterization laboratories with high procedure volumes
  • Three active electrophysiology laboratories with high procedure volumes
  • 710 percutaneous coronary interventions, 586 peripheral vascular procedures and 140 structural procedures
  • 721 SVT ablations, 310 atrial fibrillation ablations, 26 VT ablations
  • 262 ICD implantations, 289 pacemaker implantations, 146 biventricular pacemaker and defibrillator implantations
  • 147 lead extractions
  • Advanced 3D mapping techniques used with the majority of ablation procedures
  • Active research program

Kansas City VA Hospital Resources

  • 156 beds
  • Two cardiac catheterization laboratories
  • More than 2,000 admissions per year
  • Referral center for Topeka and Leavenworth VA hospitals and seven community-based outpatient clinics

Training areas

  • Coronary care unit
  • Cardiovascular consultations
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Echocardiography (all modalities)
  • Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac CT and magnetic resonance imaging
  • Noninvasive peripheral vascular imaging
  • Cardiothoracic surgeries
  • Pediatric cardiology electives at KU and other locations

Schedule

All fellows have weekly half-day continuity clinics with staff cardiology mentors. The current night call is a night float rotation. Fellows participate in daily didactic conferences, monthly cardiovascular medicine grand rounds, cath conferences, journal clubs and ECG coding lectures. The division supports attendance at a major national meeting at each year of fellowship.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) beginning July 1. To be considered for review, your application must be complete in ERAS by August 5. A complete application means the following documents are released to our program: a recent CV, personal statement, at least three letters of recommendation, USMLE transcripts, a photo, and ECFMG certificate (international graduates).

Current Fellows

Mohammad Alarfaj portraitMohammad Alarfaj, MBBS
3rd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: The George Washington University
Medical School: University of Dammam College of Medicine


John Fritzlen portraitJohn Fritzlen, M.D.
3rd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Kansas
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine


Akshaya Gadre portraitAkshaya Gadre, MBBS
3rd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: Western Michigan School of Medicine
Medical School: Armed Forces Medical College


Amandeep Goyal portraitAmandeep Goyal, MBBS
3rd Year Cardiology Fellow

Research Fellowship: University of Kansas
Residency: St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx NY
Medical School: Dayanand Medical College Punjab


Khanh-Doan Hoang portraitKhanh-Doan Hoang, M.D.
3rd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Medical School: Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine


Monil Majmundar portraitMonil Majmundar, MBSS
3rd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: New York Medical College
Medical School: S.B.K.S. Medical Institute and Research Centre


Mohammed AbualenainMohammed Abualenain, MBSS
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: George Washington University
Medical School: King Abdulaziz University College of Medicine and Allied Sciences


Ilham Boda portraitIlham Boda M.D.
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Medical School: University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine


Ebubechukwu Ezeh portraitEbubechukwu Ezeh, MBSS
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: Marshall University
Medical School: Abia State University


Neha Patel portraitNeha Patel, M.D.
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Toledo
Medical School:  Ohio State University College of Medicine


Alicia Tomlin portraitAlicia Tomlin, D.O.
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: Oklahoma State University Medical Center
Medical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine


Rhythm Vasudeva portraitRhythm Vasudeva, MBChB
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita
Medical School: University of Nairobi School of Medicine


Jake Baer portrait Jacob Baer, D.O.
1st Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Kansas
Medical School: University of Kansas Medical School


Divya Kompella portrait Divya Compella, M.D.
1st Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch Sealy School of Medicine


Joey Mancuso portrait Joey Mancuso, M.D.
1st Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Kansas
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine


Cyrus Manguti portrait Cyrus Munguti, MBBS
1st Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: University of Kansas - Wichita
Medical School: Moi University College of Health Sciences 


Kunal Patel portraitKunal Patel, MBBS
1st Year Cardiology Fellow

Residency: Robert Wood Johnson/St. Peter’s University
Medical School: BJ Medical College Ahmedabad


KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Cardiovascular Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 4023
Kansas City, KS 66160