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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. 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. Gardi  

Delair Gardi, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Medical Director, Endovascular Services and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

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
John Iljas, DO

John Iljas, DO
Director, Vascular Services

Dr. Iljas is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery.

Training

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship: Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Brown Mills, New Jersey
  • Residency: Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Professional Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association
  • Michigan Medical Association

Special Interests

  • Vascular surgery
  • General surgery
  • Endovascular surgery
  • Dialysis access surgery
  • Varicose vein ablation, minimally invasive
  • Endovascular AAA repair

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