JULY 2015  -

Andrew D. Choi, MD, Joins GW Cardiology Faculty


Andrew D. Choi, MD, joins the cardiology faculty at the GW Heart & Vascular Institute as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology. His clinical and research leadership will include expanded use of novel imaging techniques including cardiac computed tomography (CT), cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and interventional echocardiography as well as nuclear cardiology. These techniques assist physicians in a wide spectrum of cardiovascular disorders including coronary artery disease, valvular and congenital heart disease, and cardiomyopathies.  


Dr. Choi is a GW Medical School alumnus graduating as the Allie S. Freed Awardee in Preventive Medicine. He trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, in Cardiology at Georgetown University, and in Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging for two years as the Inaugural Fellow in a joint program at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Choi's scholarly work has resulted in more than 30 abstracts and publications, and received national and international awards from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, and American College of Cardiology. As a national committee member of the SCCT, he leads local and national initiatives in Cardiac CT.


Institute Welcomes Class of 2018 GW Cardiology Fellows


The GW Cardiology Fellowship program, under the leadership of Allen Solomon, MD, Professor of Medicine, is a three-year fellowship offered to recent graduates of internal medicine residency programs. This year we have three new fellows comprising the Class of 2018. 


Andrew Bradley, MD, Kaitlin Baron, MD, and Mohammed Gibreal, MD, were selected from a group of more than 200 applicants to train under the cardiology faculty and to have opportunities to lead academic research studies through the Institute's annual research awards.  


Dr. Bradley, a native of Virginia, received his medical degree and completed his residency in internal medicine at University of Michigan. Dr. Baron, a native of Maryland, received her medical degree at George Washington University and worked with Dr. Solomon as a medical student. She completed her residency at the University of Maryland. Dr. Gibreal is originally from Syria and completed his residency program at George Washington University.
Dr. Jonathan Reiner Tours Major Taiwanese Hospital, Discusses Cardiology Issues


Dr. Reiner was invited to visit Chang Gung Hospital, a world-class 4,000-bed facility outside Taipei, to tour its cardiac services facilities and to discuss innovations in cardiac care. Dr. Reiner, co-author of Heart: An American Medical Odyssey, met with physicians from Chang Gung where they discussed approaches to cardiac medicine in a rapidly changing landscape.