Our expert physicians and their teams manage the various treatment options for advanced heart failure.

Shashank Desai, MD, MBA, FACC, FHFSA
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Program
Director, Ambulatory Services, Inova Heart & Vascular Institute

Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologists

Robert Cole, MD
Associate Director of the Heart Failure/Transplant Program
Director of Inova Heart Failure Site Based Research

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

Shashank Desai, MD, MBA, FACC, FHFSA
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Program
Director, Ambulatory Services, Inova Heart & Vascular Institute

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

Mitchell A. Psotka, MD, PhD
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant 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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heartfailure@inova.org