We offer the only heart failure team in Northern Virginia comprised of cardiologists board certified in both advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, giving them the unique skills and expertise needed to administer the variety of treatment options for advanced heart failure.

Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologists

Mitchell A. Psotka, MD, PhD
Interim Chief, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Program
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Shashank Desai, MD, MBA, FACC, FHFSA
Director of Affiliations and Outreach
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Lauren Cooper, MD, MHS, FACC, FHFSA
Director of Phase II & III Heart Failure Research
Associate Director of Heart Failure Research
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

M. Casey Flanagan, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Christopher W. May, MD, FACP, FACC, FHFSA
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Christopher O'Connor, MD, MACC, FESC, FHFSA
President, Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist

Palak Shah, MD, MS, FACC, FHFSA
Director, Cardiovascular Genomics Center
Director, Heart Failure Research
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist
Assistant Professor of Medicine, George Washington University

Shashank S. Sinha, MD, MSc
Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Director, Cardiovascular Critical Care Research Program
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Timothy S. Welch, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Surgeons

Daniel Tang, MD
Surgical Director, Heart and Lung Transplant Program

Liam Ryan, MD
Cardiac Surgeon

Eric Sarin, MD
Co-Director, Structural Heart Disease Program
Cardiac Surgeon

Ramesh Singh, MD
Surgical Director, Ventricular Assist Device Program
Cardiac Surgeon

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703-776-7697
heartfailure@inova.org