Our Clinical Experts

Our Clinical Experts

Meet the clinical faculty of the University of Louisville Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Updated May 1, 2018

Emma BirksEmma Birks, MBBS, Ph.D.

Glenn HirschGlenn Hirsch, M.D., M.H.S.


Roberto BolliRoberto Bolli, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Medicine
  • Jewish Hospital Heart & Lung Institute Distinguished Chair in Cardiology
  • Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Director, Institute of Molecular Cardiology
  • Scientific Director, Cardiovascular Innovation Institute
  • Distinguished University Scholar

Sohail IkramSohail Ikram, M.D.


Lorrel BrownLorrel Brown, M.D.

Michael JarvisMichael Jarvis, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Rita CoramRita Coram, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Women's Cardiovascular Health Program
  • Director, Coronary Care Unit, University Hospital

John LoughranJohn Loughran Jr., M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Henry SadloHenry Sadlo Jr., M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Andrew DeFilippisAndrew DeFilippis, M.D., M.Sci.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Diabetes, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Prevention Center
  • Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Marcus StoddardMarcus Stoddard, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Echocardiography Lab, University of Louisville Hospital

Shahab GhafghaziShahab Ghafghazi, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Faculty, Diabetes, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Prevention Center

Brad SuttonBrad Sutton, M.D., MBA

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Dean for Health Strategy and Innovation
  • Director, Center for Health Process Innovation
  • Co-Director, Distinction Track in Business and Leadership
  • Co-Director, MD-MBA Program
  • Medical Director, Department of Medicine Outpatient Clinics

Rakesh GopnathannairRakesh Gopinathannair, M.D., M.A.

Rajakrishnan VijayakrishnanRajakrishnan Vijayakrishnan, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine