Faculty: Interventional

Interventional cardiologists use catheters which are thin, flexible tubes to maneuver through blood vessels for diagnostic tests or to repair damaged vessels or other heart structures, often avoiding the need for surgery.

Professor of Medicine
Thomas and Sabina Sullivan, Sr. Endowed Chair for the Prevention and Treatment of Heart Failure
Graduate, UA Cardiovascular Disease Program 1978
(520) 626-2477 | mfriedman@shc.arizona.edu
Professor, Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
Co-Director, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
Gordon A. Ewy, MD Distinguished Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine
Graduate, UA Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program 1985
(520) 626-2477 | kkern@shc.arizona.edu
Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
Clinical Scholars Track
(520) 626-6453 | tlassar@shc.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiology, Banner - University Medical Center South
Director, Catheterization Lab, Banner - University Medical Center South
Associate Chief of Cardiology for Clinical Operations - Banner University Medical Center
Associate Program Director for the Cardiology Fellowship Program
520-626-8927 | klee@shc.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
Director of Interventional Cardiology
Director of the Structural Heart Disease Program and Vascular Medicine in Cardiology
Director of the Catheterization Laboratory at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
(520) 694-6481
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
Director, Inpatient Cardiology and Cardiac Care Unit
520-694-6481 | rshetty@shc.arizona.edu
Professor of Medicine, UA College of Medicine - Tucson
Associate Department Head and Professor, Biomedical Engineering, UA College of Engineering
Director, Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation
McGuire Scholar in the Eller College of Management
(520) 626-8543 | slepian@email.arizona.edu
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, UA College of Medicine - Tucson
Interventional Cardiologist, Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System (SAVAHCS)
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
Graduate, UA Cardiovascular Disease Fellow 2014
Graduate, UA Interventional Cardiology Fellow 2015
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
(520) 792-1450 | Ryan.Tsuda@va.gov