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Prakash Balan, MD

Dr. Prakash Balan possesses a diverse educational background and practices in the field of interventional cardiology. He completed his medical education at The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio graduating with his MD in 2004. He went on to complete his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiology at Rush University Medical […]

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Romas Kirvaitis, MD

Dr. Romas Kirvaitis was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and received his Bachelors of Science degree in mathematics, statistics, and computer science from Marquette University in 1988. He completed his Doctor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1992. Initially embarking upon a career pathway for cardiac surgery, he began his general

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Jon Stevenson, MD, FACC

Dr. Stevenson is dedicated to the assessment of cardiac risk factors and addressing life choices in developing a balanced and healthy lifestyle. He is also committed to acute care of patients in the hospital setting through invasive cardiac procedures including angioplasty and implantation of stents. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Dr. Jon E. Stevenson graduated

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Dana Pizarek, PA-C

Dana Pizarek is a board-certified Physician Assistant who graduated with a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University. Prior to this, she received a Bachelor of Science in Medical Studies from Arizona State University and was a Moeur Award recipient for her academic achievement. While in school, Dana gained patient experience as a

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Lauren Woffinden, ACNP

Lauren graduated from Brigham Young University in 2004 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) and went on to work as a Registered Nurse (RN) in areas of critical care, specifically, a cardiovascular ICU (CVICU) in Mesa, AZ. Lauren worked at the bedside for several years, mentoring new hires and precepting nursing students

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Katherine Freeman, PA-C

Katie Freeman is a board-certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) and Registered Dietitian (RD). She is a graduate of A.T. Still University, where she received her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to this, she received her master’s degree in Nutritional Sciences at University of Washington and Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Nutrition at Brigham

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Faisal Bahadur, MD

Dr. Bahadur is a co-founder of Lifetime Heart & Vascular. He completed medical school at Saba University School of Medicine in 2005. He then went on to complete a three-year Internal Medicine residency, three-year Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship, and an additional one year Interventional Cardiology fellowship at LSU-Shreveport, prior to moving to Arizona in 2012. Dr.

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Gautam Kedia, MD

Dr. Kedia is a co-founder of Lifetime Heart & Vascular. He is an Arizona native, and completed medical school at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Kedia holds several board certifications, including in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT angiography. He treats patients with a wide range of acute and chronic heart diseases, using evidence-based medicine and

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Bashar Markabawi, MD, FACC

Dr. Markabawi is a co-founder of Lifetime Heart & Vascular. He graduated from the University of Damascus Syria, a part of the faculty of medicine, and went on to complete 3 years of residency training at the University Hospitals of Damascus. After coming to the United States and passing all USMLE exams, he completed a

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