Faculty

Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Faculty

    • Chetan Shenoy, MBBS, is the Program Director of the Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship. After graduating from medical school at Gandhi Medical College in India, he completed Internal Medicine Residency at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania, and fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts and Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, respectively. His clinical and research efforts are focused on cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging, patients with cancer who have known or suspected cardiovascular disease or cardiovascular effects of cancer therapy, and patients with known or suspected cardiovascular masses, including tumors.

    • Prabhjot Nijjar, MD, did his Internal Medicine Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA and completed a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cholesterol Metabolism at the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania. He then moved to Minnesota for fellowship training in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging. He is a member of the Research Working Group of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine. Dr Nijjar’s research interests include optimal use of cardiac imaging for prevention and the interaction of meditation with cardiovascular health.

    • Suma Konety, MD, received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India and completed Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.  She then went to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to complete a Cardiology Fellowship, followed by an Echocardiography and Cardiac MR Fellowship at the University of California-San Francisco.  Dr. Konety is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Echocardiography.  Her clinical interests are in women’s heart health and epidemiology.  She is currently the Director of the Cardio-Oncology Clinic and Medical Director of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Services.

    • Tadashi Allen, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology, received his medical degree from the University of California-Los Angeles Medical School and completed Diagnostic Radiology Residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Allen continued on at the University of Minnesota after residency to complete a Thoracoabdominal Imaging Fellowship. He is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology.

    • Gardar Sigurdsson, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of Iceland before completing his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Iowa. After that, he completed a Cardiovascular Fellowship at the University of Minnesota and a Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. His expertise includes cardiac computed tomography.

    • Jeremy Markowitz, MD, earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School before completing his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh. After that, he completed a Cardiovascular Fellowship at the University of Minnesota. His expertise includes cardiac computed tomography.