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Meet Our Fellows

Our fellows and faculty foster a collegial environment and education-focused culture that provides an inclusive learning experience. Training can be challenging, but our program is close-knit and each fellow brings a dedication to providing stellar patient care as well as a collaborative learning experience.

From the chief fellows

Video: A welcome message from the chief fellows

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Video: A welcome message from the chief fellows

We would like to share with you some of what makes the Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship so special. The culture at Mayo Clinic provides an unparalleled environment for learners and trainees. As fellows, we have the opportunity to learn from and with the world's experts. Watch our welcome video and learn more about what we love about our program.

Anvi Raina, M.D.
Cardiovascular Diseases Chief Fellow 2022

Sami Ryan, M.D.
Cardiovascular Diseases Chief Fellow 2022

Education

Kathryn Larson, M.D.

Education

Culture

Sami Ryan, M.D.

Culture

Opportunities

Kyla Lara-Breitinger, M.D.

Opportunities

Research

Omar Yasin, M.D.

Research

Current fellows

Meet our current fellows in the Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Class of 2023

Daniel Davies, MD

Daniel Davies, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Mohamad Hemu, M.D., M.S.

Mohamad Hemu, M.D., M.S.
Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Brenden Ingraham, M.D.

Brenden Ingraham, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Nikhil Kolluri, M.D.

Nikhil Kolluri, M.D.
Residency:
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Ronstan Lobo, MB, BCh, BAO

Ronstan Lobo, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Awais Malik, M.D.

Awais Malik, M.D.
Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Anvi Raina, M.D.

Anvi Raina, M.D.
Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Samantha (Sami) Ryan, M.D.

Sami Ryan, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Petar Saric, M.D., Pharm.D.

Petar Saric, M.D., Pharm.D.
Residency Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Sam Shabtaie, M.D.

Sam Shabtaie, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

David Tryon, M.D.

David Tryon, M.D.
Residency: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

Robert Ward, M.D.

Robert Ward, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Class of 2024

Daniel Burczak, M.D.

Daniel Burczak, M.D.
Residency:
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Ashley Darlington, M.D.

Ashley Darlington, M.D.
Residency: University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL

Geoffrey Huntley, M.D.

Geoffrey Huntley, M.D.
Residency: University of Texas – Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Sam Huxley, M.D.

Sam Huxley, M.D.
Residency: Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Raghav Julakanti, M.D.

Raghav Julakanti, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Vinayak Kumar, M.D., MBA

Vinayak Kumar, M.D., M.B.A.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Conor Lane, MB, BCh, BAO

Conor Lane, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Mitch Padkins, M.D.

Mitch Padkins, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Josh Rezkalla, M.D.

Josh Rezkalla, M.D.
Residency: University of California – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Jaskanwal Deep (Jas) Sara MB, ChB

Jaskanwal Deep (Jas) Sara M.B., Ch.B.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Benjamin Satterfield, M.D., Ph.D.

Benjamin Satterfield, M.D., Ph.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Tyler Schmidt, M.D.

Tyler Schmidt, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Anna Subramaniam, M.D.

Anna Subramaniam, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Class of 2025

Muhannad Abbasi, M.B., B.Ch.

Muhannad Abbasi, M.B., B.Ch.
Residency:
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Fadi Adel, M.D.

Fadi Adel, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
CI

Abdullah Al-Abcha, M.D.

Abdullah Al-Abcha, M.D.
Residency:
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Viral Desai, M.B.B.S.

Viral Desai, M.B.B.S.
Residency:
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Teodora Donisan, M.D.

Teodora Donisan, M.D.
Residency:
William Beaumont School of Medicine, Auburn Hills, MI

Edward El-Am, M.D.

Edward El-Am, M.D.
Residency:
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

David Harmon, Jr., M.D.

David Harmon, Jr., M.D.
Residency:
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

Kirsten Lipps, M.D.

Kirsten Lipps, M.D.
Residency:
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI

Anthony Kashou, M.D.

Anthony Kashou, M.D.
Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
NIH

Hilal Olgun Kucuk, M.D.

Hilal Olgun Kucuk, M.D.
Residency:
University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, SD

Garrett Welle, M.D.

Garrett Welle, M.D.
Residency:
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

John Wight, M.D.

John Wight, M.D.
Residency:
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Samuel Wopperer, M.D., M.S.

Samuel Wopperer, M.D., M.S.
Residency:
MedStar Georgetown, Washington, D.C.