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Meet Our Staff

The Heart & Vascular Center includes:

  • Physician directorship by board-certified cardiologists and certified as Diplomat in Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Board certified interpreting cardiologists with experience in all echo modalities
  • RDCS, RCT and ACLS cardiac sonographers

The Center is supported by a dedicated staff of nurses and technologists expert in diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease and experienced in performing interventional cardiovascular and endovascular procedures. It is also a clinical site for echo students from Baker College and Carnegie Institute.


Exceptional service is provided by a team of board-certified physicians that include:

Dr. Zampani  

Syam Zampani, MD
Chief of Cardiology/Medical Director, Cardiovascular Services

Dr. Zampani joined the St. Mary Mercy Hospital's Medical Staff in 1983. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography and Interventional Cardiology.

Training:

  • Medical school: MBBS-Guntur Medical College, Guntur, A.P., India
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Cardiology
    Wayne County Medical Society
    Detroit Heart Club
    American Society of Echocardiography

Special interests:

  • Hemodynamics
  • Valvular heart disease

Dr. Sohal  

Chaman Sohal, MD
Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Dr. Sohal joined the St. Mary Mercy Hospital's Medical Staff in 2004. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology.

Training:

  • Medical school: Himachal Pradesh Medical University, Simla, India
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Residency: Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, Michigan

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • Michigan Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (MAPI)

Special interests:

  • Interventional Cardiology
    Heart Rhythm Management

Dr. Misirliyan  

Roy Misirliyan, MD
Medical Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology

Dr. Misirliyan joined the St. Mary Mercy Hospital's Medical Staff in 1996 served as Chief of Staff 2007-2008. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

Training:

  • Medical school: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Special interests:

  • Cardiology
  • Echocardiography including Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

Dr. Ramakrishnan  

Vellore Ramakrishnan, MD
Medical Director, Vascular Laboratory

Dr. Ramakrishnan joined the St. Mary Mercy Hospital's Medical Staff in 1984 and served as Chief of Staff in 1998. He is board certified in General Vascular Surgery and Surgery.

Training:

  • Medical school: Kilpauk Medical College, University of Madras, Madras, India
  • Residency: Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
  • Residency: Vascular Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Professional Memberships:

  • International Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Society of Vascular Technology
  • Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  • Michigan Vascular Society
  • Detroit Surgical Association
  • Academy of Surgery Detroit

Special interests:

  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery

Dr. Gardi  

Delair Gardi, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Medical Director, Endovascular Services

Dr. Gardi joined the St. Mary Mercy Hospital's Medical Staff in 2010. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology.

Training:

  • Medical school: University of Baghdad College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, University of Missouri, Columbia Regional Hospital, Columbia, Missouri
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Professional Memberships:

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • International Association of Cardiology
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan

Special interests:

  • Coronary Interventions
  • Peripheral Interventions
  • Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)/Venous Disease
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