THI Welcomes A New Class of Outstanding Doctors
Texas Heart Institute celebrated another outstanding match this year and welcomes eight exceptional young physicians to the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship.
A native of Azerbaijan, Dr. Alakbarli attended high school in Germany and trained at the University of Istanbul Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty before attending New York Presbyterian for his residency. He also speaks German, Russian, and Turkish.
A Beaumont native, Dr. Golden pursued a BA at Harvard and a graduate degree in education from Johns Hopkins before attending medical school at Columbia and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. She enjoys cooking healthier versions of traditional Southern dishes.
Born in Minneapolis, Dr. Kuchibhotla attended medical school at the University of Florida and residency at Tufts Medical Center. He enjoys basketball, tennis, and hiking.
An accomplished musician and poet, Dr. Allencherril is a native Houstonian who attended Rice University and, for medical school and residency, Baylor College of Medicine. He is also interested in filmmaking, photography, programming, and web development.
An avid drummer who loves English Premier League soccer, Dr. Hermelin attended the University of Akron and enrolled at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. His residency was at the University of Washington.
MICHAEL “MITCH” TAN
A former University of Washington “lifer,” Dr. Tan attended UW as an undergraduate, medical student, and resident. He has a passion for basketball and weightlifting.
Dr. Priyanka Sen is a graduate of the THI adult cardiology fellowship program. We welcome her back for an Interventional Cardiology fellowship.
JUAN NIEVES – RIVERA
Dr. Juan Nieves-Rivera completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Puerto Rico and is currently finishing his cardiology fellowship there. He will join the Heart Failure fellowship program here in July.