Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Leadership

Marco Costa, MD 

Marco Costa, MD, PhD, MBA

President, UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
216-844-5840

Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD 

Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD

Co-Chair, Clinical Executive Committee
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
216-844-5125

Vikram Kashyap, MD 

Vikram Kashyap, MD

Co-Chair, Clinical Executive Committee 
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
216-844-1631

Alan Markowitz, MD 

Alan Markowitz, MD

Chief Surgical Officer
216-844-3992

Edwin Avery, MD 

Edwin Avery, MD

Chief Anesthesia Officer
216-844-7334

Mukesh Jain, MD 

Mukesh Jain, MD

Chief Research Officer, University Hospitals
216-368-3607

Madan Mohan, MD 

Sri Krishna Madan Mohan, MD

Chief Quality Officer
216-844-0332

 Judith Mackall MD 

Judith Mackall, MD

Chief Community Officer, Eastern Region
216-844-8917

John Schaeffer, MD

Chief Community Officer, Western Region
440-414-9100

Robin Rowell, MSN, RN, CNP, Vice President, West Region Operations, 216-844-2312

INSTITUTE CENTER DIRECTORS

EVALUATION & PREVENTION CENTER
Barry Effron, MD, Director 
216-844-8951

CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING CENTER
Robert Gilkeson, MD, Director 
216-844-7437

CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE CENTER
Christopher Snyder, MD, Director 
216-844-8529

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY CENTER
Mauricio Arruda, MD, Director 
216-844-7108

HEART SURGERY CENTER
Soon Park, MD, Director 
216-844-4004

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOVASCULAR CENTER
Marco Costa, MD, PhD,Director
216-844-5840

WOMEN’S CARDIOVASCULAR CENTER
Christine Zirafi, MD, Director 
440-882-0075

VASCULAR CENTER
Vikram Kashyap, MD, Director 
216-844-1631

ADVANCED HEART FAILURE & TRANSPLANT CENTER
Guilherme Oliveira, MD, Medical Director 
216-844-8242

CARDIOVASCULAR & PULMONARY REHABILITATION CENTER
Richard Josephson, MD, Director 
216-844-5380

SPECIALIZED PROGRAM DIRECTORS

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CENTER
Mauricio Arruda, MD, Director 
216-844-7108

CARDIOVASCULAR CT AND MRI CENTER
Hiram Bezerra, MD, PhD, Co-Director
216-983-5746
Prabhakar Rajiah, MD, Co-Director 
216-844-3112


CENTER FOR WOUND CARE
Teresa Carman, MD, Director 
216-844-1261

DYSPNEA CENTER
Trevor Jenkins, MD, Co-Director 
216-844-1229
Robert Schilz, DO, PhD, Co-Director 
216-844-3201

CENTER FOR CARDIOVASCULAR GENETICS
Judith Mackall, MD, Director 
216-844-8917

LDL APHERESIS PROGRAM
David Zidar, MD, PhD, Co-Director 
216-286-6564
Trevor Jenkins, MD, Co-Director 
216-844-1229

ONCO-CARDIOLOGY PROGRAM
Guilherme Oliveira, MD, Director 
216-844-8242

VALVE & STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE CENTER
Alan Markowitz, MD, Co-Director 
216-844-3992
Guilherme Attizzani, MD, Co-Director 
216-844-7737

FACILITY MEDICAL DIRECTORS

UH AHUJA MEDICAL CENTER
William Wolf, MD
216-593-1303

UH BEDFORD MEDICAL CENTER, A CAMPUS OF UH REGIONAL HOSPITALS
James Cireddu, MD
440-735-3703

UH CONNEAUT MEDICAL CENTER
Mohammed Najeeb Osman, MD
440-415-0244

UH ELYRIA MEDICAL CENTER
Naim Farhat, MD
440-414-9100

UH GEAUGA MEDICAL CENTER
Gregory Stefano, MD
440-358-5480

UH GENEVA MEDICAL CENTER
Mohammed Najeeb Osman, MD
440-415-0244

UH PARMA MEDICAL CENTER
Christine Zirafi, MD
440-882-0075

UH PORTAGE MEDICAL CENTER
A. Roger Tsai, MD
330-297-6110

UH RICHMOND MEDICAL CENTER, A CAMPUS OF UH REGIONAL HOSPITALS

Indiresha Iyer, MD
440-735-3655

UH ST. JOHN MEDICAL CENTER
Atul Hulyalkar, MD
440-250-1806

UH SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER

Qarab Syed, MD
419-289-9800

SOUTHWEST GENERAL HEALTH CENTER
Trilok Sharma, MD
440-816-2708
 
PATIENT REFERRAL
To refer a patient or for more information, call direct 216-844-3800, call toll-free
1-866-UH4-CARE (1-866-844-2273) or visit UHhospitals.org/Heart.
Same-day or 24-hour outpatient consultations, call 216-844-3800.

TRANSFER REFERRAL CENTER
Expedite patient transfers with one call, 216-844-1111 or 1-800-421-9199.
Services include:
• Basic or ALS transports
• Ground and air medical evacuation
• Critical care transports