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Meet the doctors

Meet the Doctors

Niv Ad, MD

Cardiac

Niv Ad, MD, is Chief of Cardiac Surgery and Director of Cardiac Surgery Research at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) on the campus of... +

Behdad Aryavand, MD

Vascular

Dr. Behdad Aryavand specializes in endovascular surgery and open vascular surgery.  Dr. Aryavand is currently the Medical Director of the CVTSA... +

Maseer A. Bade, MD

Vascular

Dr. Maseer Bade specializes in endovascular surgery and open vascular surgery. He currently serves as the Director of the M2S Quality Initiative... +

Linda Bogar, MD

Cardiac

Dr. Linda Bogar is a cardiac surgeon, her areas of interest are heart and lung transplantation as well as mechanical circulatory assist devices. ... +

Lucas Collazo, MD

Cardiac

Dr. Lucas Collazo is an Adult and Pediatric cardiac surgeon who specializes in complex congenital pediatric surgery and adult congenital surgery... +

Sandeep Khandhar, MD

Thoracic

Dr. Sandeep Khandhar is a thoracic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive treatment of non-cardiac diseases of the thoracic cavity.  Dr.... +

Paul Kiernan, MD

Thoracic

Dr. Paul Kiernan is a thoracic surgeon who specializes in treatment of non-cardiac diseases of the thoracic cavity.  Dr. Kiernan see’s patients at... +

Amit Mahajan, MD

Thoracic

Dr. Amit Mahajan is an interventional... +

Kathleen Petro, MD

Cardiac

Dr. Kathleen Petro is a cardiac surgeon who specializes in treating diseases of the heart and aorta.

Dr. Petro see's patients at our Takoma... +

Anthony Rongione, MD

Cardiac

Dr. Anthony Rongione is a cardiac surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive treatment for diseases of the heart.  Dr. Rongione's areas of... +

Liam Ryan, MD

Cardiac

Dr. Liam Ryan is a cardiac surgeon whose areas of interest are heart and lung transplantation as well as mechanical circulatory assist devices. ... +

Ramesh Singh, MD

Cardiac

Dr. Ramesh Singh is a cardiac surgeon who specialized in minimally invasive treatment for diseases of the heart.  Dr. Singh's areas of interest... +

Alan Speir, MD

Cardiac, Vascular

Dr. Alan Speir is a cardiac and vascular surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive treatment for diseases of the heart and aorta and is one of... +

Meet the Nurse Practitioners

Deborah Celentano, NP

Deborah Celentano is a Nurse Practitioner with over three decades of experience in advanced nursing practice. She works with both cardiac and... +

Pam Crippen, NP

Pam Crippen is a Nurse Practitioner with CVTSA who specializes in adult cardiac care. With more than 15 years experience as a critical care nurse... +

Jamie Keith, NP

Jamie Keith is a Nurse Practitioner certified in adult and geriatric care who works with cardiac patients at CVTSA. Jamie holds an undergraduate... +

Olivia McGarry, NP

Olivia McGarry is a Nurse Practitioner who works with vascular patients at CVTSA. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at... +

Christiana Powers, NP

Christiana Powers is a Nurse Practitioner with CVTSA who... +

Janine Sproules, NP

Janine Sproules is a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in vascular surgery.  She has previous nursing experience in... +

Annette Vernail, NP

Annette Vernail is a certified family nurse practitioner who provides care to adult and pediatric patients before and after their surgery. She has... +

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Vein Treatment

CVTSA's Board Certified Vascular Surgeons specialize in minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins.