Florida Region

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5810 Coral Ridge Drive, Suite 300 Coral Springs, Florida 33076

Principal Investigators

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Neurologist        

Paul Acevedo, MD
Neurology

Practicing Since: 2009
Specialty: Neurology
Tenet Hospital Affiliations: Good Samaritan Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center
Language: English, Spanish 

Additional Certifications
ECFMG certification

Education

Medical School
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia Internship

Hospital de San Ignacio, Bogota, Colombia

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Residency
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL – Neurology (Chief Resident)

Fellowship
National Institutes of Health, Tamarac, FL – Neurology

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Interventional Cardiologist

Rahul Aggarwal, MD
Interventional Cardiology

Practicing Since: 2009
Specialty: Cardiology
Tenet Hospital Affiliations: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Language: English 

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease

Diplomate, American Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in Interventional Cardiology

Education

Medical School
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Internship
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL – Internal Medicine

Residency
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL – Internal Medicine (Chief Resident)

Fellowship
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC – Interventional Cardiology (Chief Cardiology Fellow)

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Cardiologist

Miguel A. Diaz, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical and Interventional Cardiology

Practicing Since: 2001
Specialty: Cardiology
Tenet Hospital Affiliations: Coral Gables Hospital, Palmetto General Hospital
Language: English, Spanish

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology

Diplomate, American Board of Nuclear Cardiology 

Education

Medical School
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Internship
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami FL – Internal Medicine

Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL – Internal Medicine

Chief Residency, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL – Internal Medicine

Fellowship
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL – Cardiovascular Diseases

Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL – Interventional Cardiovascular Disease

Professional Experience
Cardiologist, Tenet Florida Physician Services, Miami, FL, 2011-Present

Private Practice, MDM Cardiology Associates, Miami, FL

Cardiovascular Fellow, JMH

Chief Medical Resident, UM/JMH

Areas of Interest

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Complex Coronary Interventions
  • Valvular Interventions
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • General Cardiology

Professional Affiliations
Member, Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network

Member, American Medical Association (AMA)

Member, American College of Physicians – American Society
of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM)

Fellow, American College of Cardiology (ACC)

Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention

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Interventional Neurologist

Ritesh D. Kaushal, MD
Interventional Neurology

Practicing Since: 1998
Specialty: Neurology
Tenet Hospital Affiliations: Florida Medical Center, Palmetto General Hospital
Language: English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Additional Certifications
ECFMG certified

Education

Medical School
Bombay (Mumbai) University, Mumbai, India

Internship
Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL – Internal Medicine

Residency
University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL – Neurology

Fellowship
St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO – Stroke/Neurocritical Care

St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO – Endovascular/Interventional Neurology

Professional Experience
Interventional Neurologist, Tenet Florida Physician Services, Hialeah Hospital, FL, 2013 – Present

Interventional Neurologist/Endovascular Fellow, St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Interventional Neurologist/Stroke/Neurocritical Care Fellow, St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Neurology Resident, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Areas of Interest

  • Acute Stroke Treatment
  • Aneurysm Treatment
  • Endovascular Treatment of Blood Vessels in Neck and Brain
  • Treatment of other Arteriovenous Malformations in the Brain

Professional Affiliations
Member, American Heart Association/ Stroke Association
Member, American Neurology Association
Member, Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology

Honors & Awards
Seikart Young Scientist award co-recipient

University of Cincinnati Scholarship (UGS)

Best Resident Award (BYL Nair Hospital)

Physician of the Month (Jan. 2014) | Palmetto General Hospital

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Neurosurgeon

Ali R Malek, MD
Neurological Surgeon, Neurologist, Radiologist
15 years of experience

Specialty

Neurology – Board Certified
Vascular Neurology – Board Certified
Neurological Surgery
Radiology

Special Expertise

Spinal Fractures
Spinal Stenosis
Tracheostomy
Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)

Languages

Farsi
French
Persian
Creole

Background

Research Interests

  • Endovascular Procedures
  • Interventional Neurology
  • Mini Strokes
  • Tracheostomy
  • Vertebroplasty

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Interventional Neurologist

Nils Mueller-Kronast, MD
Interventional Neurology

Practicing Since: 1997
Specialty: Neurology
Tenet Hospital Affiliations: Delray Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center
Language: English, German 

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Neurology

Diplomate, American Board of Vascular Neurology

Additional Certifications
Certified, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

USMLE Steps I, II, II – Passed 

Education

Medical School
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Munchen, Fachbereich Medizin, Munchen, Germany

Internship
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL – Neurology

Fellowship
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL – Vascular/Interventional Neurology

Städt. Krankenhaus Harlaching, Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität, Munich, Germany – Stroke, Neurocritical Care 

Professional Experience
Interventional Neurologist, Tenet Florida Physician Services, West Palm Beach, FL, 2010-Present

Regional Director for Telemedicine Neurology, Director, Neurointerventional Service, Parkview
Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN

Interventional Neurologist, Fort Wayne Neurological Center, Fort Wayne, IN

President and Medical Director, Stroke Care Now Network, Fort Wayne, IN

Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Indiana University, School of Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Diagnostic Cerebral and Spinal Angiography
  • Physiologic Testing
  • Endovascular Management of Elective and Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Management of Vascular Malformations (Dural AV Fistulas, Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Intra-Arterial Stroke Treatment
  • Carotid, Intracranial and other Intravascular Stents
  • Tumor Embolization
  • Epistaxis Treatment
  • Vascular Neurology Office Consultations 

Professional Affiliations
Member, American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology
Member, American Academy of Neurology
Member, American Society of Neuroimaging
Member, Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology

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Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dror Paley, MD, FRCSC
Orthopaedic Surgery – Pediatric & Adult Limb Reconstruction

Practicing Since: 1980
Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Specialists
Tenet Hospital Affiliations: St. Mary’s Medical Center
Language: English, Hebrew, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 

Additional Certifications

Medical College of Canada (LMCC)

National Board of Medical Examiners Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Orthopaedic Surgery) (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – FRCSC)

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate ABOS)

Recertification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (until 2019)

Active Medical Lucenses: Florida, Maryland, Ontario, Canada

Education

Medical School
University of Toronto, School of Medicine, Toronto Canada

Internship
Johns Hopkins University/the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD – Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency
University of Toronto Teaching Hospitals, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship
Sunnybrook Medical Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Hand and Trauma Surgery

AOA-COA North American Traveling Fellowship

Limb Lengthening and External Fixation Traveling Fellowship: Hospital of Lecco, Lecco, Italy; Hospital Borgo Roma, Verona, Italy; University of Rome, Rome, Italy; Kneikott Institute, Kurgan, USSR; Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital, Oxford, England

Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Experience
Director, Paley Advanced Limb Lengthening Institute, Tenet Florida Physician Services, and 2009 – Present

Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Director, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics, Baltimore, MD

Co-Director, The International Center for Limb Lengthening, Baltimore, MD

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Krieger-Kennedy Rehabilitation Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Craniofacial Clinic, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore,
MD

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mt. Washington Pediatric Rehabilitation Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, The James Lawrence Kernan Hospital, Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Engineering Students:
Supervisor of 4th Year Projects:

Johns Hopkins Students, 1995-1996
Project: Intramedullary Saw Chuck Bartish, John Garmon, and Dana McPherson

Johns Hopkins Students, 1994-1995
Project: Implantable Lengthening Nail, Amy Corvelli, Stanley Lu, Garrett Taylor

University of Maryland at Baltimore County Student, 1994-1995
Project: External Fixation Constructs and Procurvatum, Maggie Lankford

University of Maryland at Baltimore County Student, 1992-1995
Project: Torsional Effect of Partial Tibial Growth Arrest, Jason Smith

Orthopaedic Residents

Pediatric Orthopaedic Morning Conference, 1992-present

Preoperative Planning Conference, 1992-6/01

Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, 1992-1995

Supervisor of University of Maryland Resident Research

Diseases & Conditions

  • Congenital Deformities
  • Dwarfism
  • Foot deformities
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Limb deformity
  • Pediatric fractures and trauma

Treatments & Procedures

  • Limb lengthening
  • Limb Reconstruction

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Cardiologist

Craig D. Vogel, DO, FACC, FACP
Cardiology

Practicing Since: 1990
Specialty: Cardiology
Tenet Hospital Affiliations: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Language: English

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
Diplomate, Nuclear Cardiology, CCNC
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease

Additional Certifications
Cardiac CT Level 2 Training

Education

Medical School
The New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY – Osteopathic Medicine

Internship
Peninsula Hospital Center, Far Rockaway, NY – Rotating Internship

Residency
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY – Internal Medicine

Fellowship
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY – Cardiovascular Medicine

Professional Experience

Cardiologist, Tenet Florida Physician Services, Jupiter, FL, 2011-Present

Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches, P.A., Jupiter, FL

Principal Investigator, CVMS Research Institute, LLC, Jupiter, FL

Cardiologist, South Florida Heart Group, Aventura, FL

Areas of Interest

  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Echocardiography
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Professional Affiliations
Member, Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Member, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
Member, Palm Beach County Medical Society
Member, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

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Neurosurgeon

Lloyd Zucker, MD
Specialty & Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Movement disorders
  • Trauma
  • Spine
  • Critical care
  • Spinal surgery
  • Stereotactic surgery of brain and spine
  • Radiosurgery
  • Trauma and critical care

Hospital Affiliations
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Delray Medical Center

Education & Medical Training
University of Connecticut, Residency 1988

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Class of 1982

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Internship, General Surgery Preliminary Year, 1982–1983

U South Florida, Fellowship, 1993

John Hopkins University, Other Training, Biology, 1974–1978

Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 23 years in Neurological Surgery


BRIJESHWAR MAINI, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

BRIAN BETHEA, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

ARIF DALVI, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

LAWRENCE LOTTENBERG, MD

Acute Care/Trauma Surgeon

NAYF EDREES, MD

Pediatrics Hematologist and Oncologist

PHILLIP JAMES HABIB, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

ERIC H. LIEBERMAN, DO

Cardiologist

NARAYANA GOWDA, MD

Pediatric Hematologist and Oncologist

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