Experts
    • Interventional Cardiology
    Medical Director of Trial Design for the Harvard Clinical Research Institute
    Medical Director of Trial Design for the Harvard Clinical Research Institute
    • Medical Director of Trial Design at Harvard Clinical Research Institute
    Robert W. Yeh, MD MSc is an interventional cardiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Medical Director of Trial Design for the Harvard Clinical Research Institute. His research focuses on identifying methods to optimize the effectiveness and value of novel cardiovascular therapies as they are used in routine practice. His research is currently funded by that National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the American Heart Association.
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, UTHSCSA
    Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, UTHSCSA
    • Assistant Professor at UTHSCSA
    Dr. Anjlee Mehta is an Assistant Professor in the division of cardiology at UT Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. She completed a cardiology fellowship at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Her areas of research interest include 3D echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, and the management of valvular heart disease. She is a member of the Women in Cardiology section of the American College of Cardiology.
    • Interventional Cardiology
    Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Specialist, Asst. Prof of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Specialist, Asst. Prof of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Amit M. Kakkar, MD, has trained in prestigious institutions across the country. He first earned his medical degree at the Morehouse School of Medicine, then proceeded to complete a residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. With his keen interest in cardiology, he accepted and completed a subspecialty fellowship in Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Advanced training was then pursued in interventional cardiology procedures at Brown University/The Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. He recently completed a Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Intervention fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center and Jacobi Medical Center in NY in 2014. He has remained on staff as an attending cardiologist at Jacobi Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He holds board certifications in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. His research has been published in peer reviewed journals and currently he is investigating catheter directed therapies for thromboembolic disease.
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    Women’s Heart Specialist in Dallas
    Women’s Heart Specialist in Dallas
    • UT Southwestern Medical Center at Assistant Professor
    Monika Sanghavi, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern. As a clinical cardiologist, she focuses mainly on women’s cardiovascular health. After receiving her undergraduate degree magna cum laude in bioengineering from Oregon State University, Dr. Sanghavi attended medical school at Oregon Health and Science University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and received advanced training in cardiology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern, where she was Chief Cardiology Fellow. Dr. Sanghavi is a member of the American Society of Preventive Cardiology, the Texas Medical Association, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiology. In 2013, she was presented the American Heart Association Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence. At UT Southwestern, Dr. Sanghavi founded the Women in Internal Medicine group, designed to foster leadership skills and interests in internal medicine among resident and fellows. She is also a volunteer for the Dallas chapter of the AHA Go Red for Women campaign. She speaks at their events helping to raise awareness about heart disease in women.
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Chief Medical Officer at The FH Foundation
    Dr. Joshua W. Knowles is an Attending Physician in the Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease where he is the Director of the Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Clinic. He completed his MD-PhD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he worked in the lab of Prof. Nobuyo Maeda and Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies studying models of atherosclerosis and lipid metabolism. He did his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship training at Stanford University working with Dr. Thomas Quertermous. He is the Chief Medical Advisor of the FH Foundation which is a patient-led organization dedicated to increasing awareness of FH, identifying patients with FH screening their family members and treating FH to prevent deleterious outcomes.  He views FH as a "winnable battle" because once FH is identified it can usually be treated quite effectively.  He has published over 60 papers focused on heart disease with research projects currently funded by the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association.