Council Members

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

Furrukh Malik, MD, FACC
Cardiovascular Disease
Vanderbilt Cardiovascular
Nashville, 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:
Jonathan Burress, MD, FACC
Ballad CVA Heart Institute
Bristol, TN 37620

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

Muddassir Mehmood, MD, FACC
UT Medical Center
Knoxville, TN 37920

South East Tennessee:
Open Position

Middle Tennessee:

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

Jay Bagai, MD, FACC
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Nashville, TN

Jimmy Kerrigan, MD, FACC
Ascension Saint Thomas Heart
Nashville, TN

Hady Lichaa, MD, FACC
St. Thomas Heart - Rutherford
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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

David Slosky, MD, FACC
Franklin, TN

West Tennessee:

Indranill Basu-Ray, MD, FACC
Germantown, TN 38139

Cardiology Specialist
Stern CV
Germantown TN

Fellows-In-Training Rep:
Aranyak Rawal, MD
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN 38163

CVT State Liaison:

Audrey Stewart
VA Medical Center
Hermitage, TN

Committee Chairs:

Business of Medicine
Jerry Blackwell, MD, FACC 
President & CEO
Kingsport, TN 

Samuel O. Jones IV, MD, MPH, FACC
Chattanooga Heart Institute
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Annual Meeting
Amit Keswani, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
Ascension St Thomas Heart
Spring Hill, TN

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

Chapter Executive:

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