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Our focus is your care and comfort. Our team is committed to providing you with quality individualized treatment and compassionate care. We have great respect for each other's experience and training, work closely in a team environment, and are sensitive to everyone's needs. It takes special people to create a place where you want to be treated. The collaboration and chemistry between our nurses, support staff, and the physicians on our medical team is a high priority for us.

Our team is a multidisciplinary mix of all the specialists on our medical staff, along with nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and support and administrative members. Our culture is one of unity, where each person on our staff is an equal member of the team and is treated with the respect he or she deserves. We select each team member carefully for his or her passion, sensitivity, expertise, knowledge, and patient focus. Our team members not only focus on your care but are involved in advancing the diagnoses and treatments of heart and vascular medicine through research and innovative technologies.

Please do not hesitate to contact any of us with questions or concerns.



Executive Leadership



Nancy Vish, RN, PhD, NEA-BC
President and Chief Nursing Officer

Kevin Wheelan, MD, FACC
Chief Medical Officer

Trey Wicke
Vice President of Finance – Chief Financial Officer


Board of Managers



C.T. Beckham (Sparkey)


Sarah Gahm, MHA


Michael Graham
Chairman

Shelly Hall, MD


Richard Lockwood


J. Kent Newsom (Kent)


Steven R. Newton
President of Baylor University Medical Center

Timothy Owens (Tim)


Rohit Parmar, MD, FACC


Robert Stoler, MD, FACC, FSCAI


Javier (Jay) Vasquez, MD, FACS


Kevin Wheelan, MD, FACC


Don Wills





Medical Leadership Dallas



Kenneth Ausloos, MD
Medical Director of Respiratory



Raul Benavides, MD
Medical Director, Laboratory



Cristie Columbus, MD
Medical Director, Infectious Diseases



William Dockery, MD, FACR
Medical Director, Radiology



Cara East, MD, FAPCR, FACP, FACC
Director, Soltero Cardiovascular Research Center



John Eidt, MD, RVT, RPVI, FACS
Vice Chair, Vascular Surgery



Paul Grayburn, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology - Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas; Medical Director, Cardiology Research and Education - Baylor University Medical Center



Shelley Hall, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Chief, Transplant Cardiology, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Failure - Baylor University Medical Center



Albert C. Henry, MD
Medical Director, Quality - Cardiovascular Surgery Services - Baylor University Medical Center



Roger Khetan, MD
Medical Director of Quality



Peter A. McCullough, MD, MPH, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FCCP, FNKF, FNLA, FCRSA
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Research and Education - Dallas Campus - Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Institute



Dan Meyer, MD
Chief, Heart Transplantation and Advanced Circulatory Support - Baylor University Medical Center



Rohit Parmar, MD, FACC
Patient Safety Officer



Greg Pearl, MD, FACS
Co-Medical Director, Vascular Surgery



Michael Ramsay, MD, FRCA
Medical Director, Anesthesia Services



Charles S. Roberts, MD
Chief, Cardiovascular Services; Chair, Cardiac Surgery; Medical Director, Cardiovascular Education - Baylor University Medical Center



William C. Roberts, MD, MACC
Exectuive Director, Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Institute - Baylor University Medical Center



Jeffrey M. Schussler, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FSCCT, FACP
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit; Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation



Bertram Smith, MD, FACS
Medical Director, Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory



Robert Stoler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Co-Medical Director, Cardiology; Medical Director, Catheterization Laboratory



Javier (Jay) Vasquez, MD, FACS
Medical Director, Surgical Safety



Carlos Velasco, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Cardiology Quality Assurance and Peer Review



Haojie Wang, MD, PhD, FACC, RPVI
Medical Director, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Program



Detlef Wencker, MD, FHFSA
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure - Baylor University Medical Center



Kevin Wheelan, MD, FACC
Chief Medical Officer, Co-Medical Director, Cardiology - Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas; Director, Division of Cardiology - Baylor University Medical Center; Medical Director, Cardiovascular Research, Quality and Standardization - Baylor Scott & White Health - North Texas



Medical Leadership Fort Worth



Farhan Ali, MD, MA, MPH, FACC, FSCAI, RPVI
Medical Director, Interventional Cardiology



Craig Delaughter, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS
Medical Director, Electrophysiology



Scott Ewing, DO
Medical Director, Quality



Salman Gohar, MD
Medical Director, Heart Failure Program - Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth



Gonzalo V. Gonzalez-Stawinski, MD
Chief, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth



J. Vijay Jayachandran, MD, FACC, FHRS
Medical Director, Patient Safety



George Khammar, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Structural Heart Disease Program



Arun Padala, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology



Mohan Sathyamoorthy, MD, FACC
Chief, Cardiology Division - Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth; Medical Director, Cardiology - Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Fort Worth



Steve Simpson, MD
Medical Director, Carter Cardiac Rehabilitation




Hospital Leadership



Erika Anderson
Manager, Prevention and Wellness
214.818.8009



Mindy Andrews-Smart, BSN, RN-BC
Supervisor, Cardiovascular Invasive Labs
214.820.8305



Amber Bethea, PA-C, MBA
Advanced Practice Provider Manager, Department of Cardiology
214.244.1183



Hope Caldwell, BSN, RN, NE-BC
Supervisor, Ambulatory Surgery
214.865.2263



Brandi Crow, MSN, RN
Director, Value Based Healthcare, Clinical Risk, and Operational Excellence
214.820.0646



Mike Davis, Th.M.
Chaplain, Mission and Ministry
214.820.0684



Sandra DeJong, BSN, RN-BC
Manager, Electrophysiology/Pacemaker
214.820.0137



Tonya Decorte
Supervisor, Executive Admin Services
214.820.7521



Dixie Frazier
Executive Assistant
214.820.0691



Rodney Fuller, MBA, LP, HEM
Director, Facilities
214.820.0687



Casey Galloway, BSRC, RRT
Director, Cardiopulmonary, Transport Services
214.820.5580



David Garner, BSN, RN
Quality Manager, Patient Safety Officer, and Entity Compliance Liaison
214.820.0191



Jordan Girard
Process Manager, Information Services
214.820.0662



Amanda Gonzalez
Office Manager II, Administration and Regulatory and Accreditation Compliance Manager
214.820.0650



Kara Goodnight, MHA
Director of Marketing
214.820.0699



Sherrie Grimmett, BSN, RN, CCRN
Supervisor, Specialty Care Units and Critical Care
214.820.0867



Jennifer Hatfield, BSN, RN, CCRN
Supervisor, Specialty Care Units and Critical Care
214.820.0784



Iwiller Hendrix
Supervisor, Supply Chain
214.820.0776



Terrell Hinton, BSN, RN, RCIS, RCES
Supervisor, Electrophysiology Lab - Fort Worth
817.922.1158



Sabrina Johnson, BSC, CHFP
Senior Financial Analyst
214-820-0694



Kim Krause, PHR, s-HRBP
Business Partner, Human Resources
214.820.0121



Lauren LaRoe, BSN, RN-BC, BBA
Manager, Ambulatory Surgery and Scheduling
214.820.0762



Susan Leinert, BSN, RN, PCCN
Supervisor, Scheduling
214.818.8048



Jennifer Lenge, BSN, RN-BC
Director, Outpatient CV Services
214.818.8132



Laura Linker, MSN, RN, CNOR
Director, Surgical Services, Anesthesia
214.820.0701



Jeanette Linthicum, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Supervisor, Cardiology Pre/Post-Anesthesia Unit – Fort Worth
817.922.1158



Ramone Martinez, MBA
Director, Access Services
214.820.0653



Kari McDonnough, CDM
Director, Nutrition Services
214.820.0607



Joshua Medders, BS, AEP
Manager, Cardiac Rehabilitation
817.922.1852



Teresa Melton-Strader, MSN, CNL, RN
Infection Prevention
214.820.0665



Amanda Muchmore, RN, CCRN
Supervisor – Specialty Care Units
214.820.0735



Kristen Nelson, RN
Supervisor – PACU
214.820.0721



Mark Ocampo, BSN, RN
Manager, Comprehensive Care Management and Clinical Support - Nursing Informatics
214.818.0689



Marie “Bunny” Owens, RDCS, RVT, FASE
Supervisor, Non-Invasive Cardiology – Fort Worth
817.922.2936



Priya Padmanabhan, MHA, LSSYB
Supervisor, Clinical Performance Measures
214.820.0698



Shamira Perdomo, MS, CHAA
Manager, Access Services
214.820.0614



Leda Perez
Director, Environmental Services
214.820.0643



Ashley Pernicano, RN
Supervisor – Surgical Services
214.820.0700



Anna Perry, BSN, RN
Supervisor, Operating Room
214.865.2262



Sarah Pinkerman, MS, RHIA
Director, Health Information Management
214.820.0651



Grace Poon, Pharm-D, RPH
Director, Pharmacy
214.820.0770



Jonathan Radcliffe, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN, FCCS, TNCC
Supervisor, Intensive Care Unit, Clinical Programs
214.820.0186



Megan Ramos, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Manager, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Magnet Coordinator
214.820.0721



Michael Rampoldi, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FASE
Manager, Non-Invasive Cardiology - Dallas and Fort Worth
214.865.2251



Brittany Rigacci
Physician Liaison
214.820.0787



Susan Riley
Director, Supply Chain Management
214.820.0675



Robin Roberts, MSN, RN-BC
Manager, Nursing Education
214.818.6507



John Rudy, BSN, RN-BC
Manager, Invasive Cardiology – Fort Worth
817.922.1777



Salina Salazar, BSN, RN
Supervisor, Outpatient CV Services
214.820.8283



Michelle Sension, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
Manager, Service Excellence and Patient Experience
214.820.0629



Amanda Shoultz
Marketing and Public Relations Consultant
214.820.0738



Sanjay Shrestha, BS, ACSM-EP
Supervisor, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Fort Worth
817.922.1898



Art Signo, MS, RN-BC
Director, Education
214.818.9378



Andres Sisneros, MBA-HC, BSRS, ARRT, RT®
Director, Cardiovascular Invasive Labs & Advanced Imaging, Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)
214.820.0618



Heather Spencer-Sontag, BSN, RN
Supervisor, Sterile Processing & Anesthesia
214.820.0704



Meridith Suarez, BSN, RN-BC
Supervisor, Specialty Care Units and Critical Care
214.865.2270



Lindsey Briley Teefey, MSN, RN-BC
Manager, Specialty Care Units and Critical Care
214.820.0867



Brooke Tetrault
Project Manager, Outpatient Services
214.818.2765



Ashley Tinsley, BSN, RN
Supervisor, Structural Heart Program
214.820.0685



Henry Viejo, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Director of Nursing – Fort Worth
817.922.7439



Nancy Vish, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
President/Chief Nursing Officer
214.820.0660



Mike Walsh, RN, NEA-BC
Director, Electrophysiology/Pacemaker Labs, Non Invasive Cardiology, and Invasive Cardiology (Fort Worth)
214.820.3677



Jennifer Watson, BSN, RN-BC, NE-BC
Manager, Outpatient Services and Valve Disorders Center - Fort Worth
817.922.7132



Deborah White, MHA, BSCLS
Laboratory Director
214.820.0761



Trey Wicke, CHFP
Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
214.820.0670



Robert Williams, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, CSSBB
Director of Nursing – Dallas Specialty Care Unit, ICU, Recovery Room, Scheduling
214.818.8063



Trent Witt, BSN, RN, CPHQ
Director - Clinical Performance Measures
214.820.0774




Shared Governance


Electronic Health Record Council
 
Chair: Nungcool Park, RN-BC, CCRN, BSN, MBA
Co-Chair: Clarisse Estrella, RN
Recorder: Brianna Hood, RN
Facilitator: Mark Ocampo, BSN, RN


Clinical Practice Council
 
Chair: Anna Perry, BSN, RN
Co-Chair: Meredith Smyly, RN
Recorder: Kacey Hirsch, RN
Facilitator: Nancy Vish, PhD, RN, NEA-BC


Patient Education Council
 
Chair: Lorenza Wright, BSN, RN
Co-Chair: Joanna Flores, RN
Recorder: Nina Richter, RN, BSN
Facilitator: Hope Caldwell, BSN, RN, NE-BC


Professional Development Council
 
Chair: Jonathan Radcliff, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN, FCCS, TNCC
Co-Chair: Jaclin McCowan, BSN, RN-BC
Recorder: Elizabeth Whitt, BSN, RN-BC and Jessica Ankumah, RN
Facilitator: Robin Roberts, MSN, RN-BC


BRAIN – Bridging Research and Innovation – Research Council
 
Chair: Lesley Abraham, RN, BSN
Co-Chair: Mary Vitullo, BSN, RN-BC


Patient Experience Council
 
Chair: Sanjay Shrestha, BS, ACSM-EP
Co-Chair: Mini Easo, RN
Recorder: Mini Easo, RN
Facilitator: Erika Anderson and Michelle Sension, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC


STARRS – Service, Training, Accountability, Recruitment, Retention and Satisfaction
 
Co-Chair: Camillia Williams, RCS
Facilitator: Jordan Girard and Dixie Frazier