Council Members

John Jefferies, MD, FACC
Chief of Adult Cardiovascular Diseases Division
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN

Immediate Past Governor
Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC
Chief of Cardiology
Centennial Heart at Parkridge
Chattanooga, TN

Past Governor
Douglas Pearce, MD, FACC
Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
St. Thomas Hospital
Nashville, TN

George H. Crossley, MD, FHRS, FACC
Director of Electrophysiology Laboratory
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN 37232

North East Tennessee:
Jerry Blackwell, MD, FACC 
President & CEO
Kingsport, TN  

Central East Tennessee:
Raj Baljepally, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology
UT Medical Center
Knoxville, TN 37920

South East Tennessee:
Samuel O. Jones IV, MD, MPH, FACC
Chattanooga Heart Institute
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Michael Mikolaj, MD, MPH, FACC
Cardiovascular Diseases
Centennial Heart at Parkridge
Chattanooga, TN

Middle Tennessee:
Mark Aaron, MD, FACC
Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
St. Thomas Heart
Nashville, TN

Amit Keswani, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
Vanderbilt Heart
Spring Hill, TN

Furrukh Malik, MD, FACC
Cardiovascular Disease
Nashville, TN

Timir Paul, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI, FAHA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship 
University of Tennessee at Nashville/ Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital
Nashville, TN

Kevin Rankin, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
Mid-State Cardiology Associates
St. Thomas Heart, LLC
Nashville, TN  

Seenu Reddy, MD, MBA, FACS, FACC
Cardiac Surgery
Nashville, TN

Angela Weingarten, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute
Nashville, TN

West Tennessee:
Steven Gubin, MD, FACC
Stern CV Foundation
Germantown TN

Rami Khouzam, MB, BCH, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
UT Health Science Center
Memphis, TN

Cardiology Specialist
Stern CV
Germantown TN

Fellows-In-Training Rep:
Joshua Davis, DO
UT College of Medicine at Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

CVT State Liaison:
Monika Schmidt
Nashville, TN

Chapter Executive:
Betsy Hilt, CAE
5133 Harding Pike, B-10 #380
Nashville, TN 37205