Meet The Team
Joseph CarrozzaCardiology & Vascular Medicine, Cath Lab & Electrophysiology
Joseph Patrick Carrozza, Jr., MD, chief of cardiovascular medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and a professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, is a leader in the field of cardiology and interventional cardiology. Along with conducting cutting-edge research, Dr. Carrozza is instrumental in introducing some of the most sophisticated procedures and technology into St. Elizabeth’s cardiology and vascular medicine services department.
Prior to joining St. Elizabeth’s, he was the senior interventional cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Carrozza also served as director of interventional cardiology of the Russian-American Cardiovascular Institute. He earned his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and served his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
In addition to his role as chief of cardiovascular medicine at St. Elizabeth’s, Dr. Carrozza serves as the vice president of the Steward Cardiovascular Network, leading the entire nine-hospital system to achieve greater clinical quality and patient satisfaction.
Tariq BhatCardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Medicine
Tariq Bhat, MD, is an interventional cardiologist, who serves as associate director of the structural heart disease program and vascular medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. Dr. Bhat is also an assistant professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency and cardiovascular disease fellowship at North Shore LIJ- Staten Island University Hospital in New York, and advanced fellowships in interventional cardiology, endovascular interventions and structural heart disease at Tufts University School of Medicine-St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. Dr. Bhat is specialized in various minimally invasive catheter-based interventional procedures, including structural heart disease, coronary artery disease and peripheral arterial and venous diseases endovascular interventions. He has a special interest in structural heart disease, including valvular heart disease (aortic, mitral) - TAVR, MitraClip, TCMVR, and ASD/PFO, PVL closure. Dr. Bhat is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular medicine, endovascular medicine, vascular medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine.
Lawrence GarciaCardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Medicine
Lawrence Alexander Garcia, MD, serves as the Chief of Interventional Cardiology and director of Vascular Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. He specializes in interventional cardiology and vascular interventions as well as structural heart diseases. He is an internationally recognized leading expert for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease and travels worldwide to speak on various vascular medicine topics. He has served as the principal investigator on several national and international trials evaluating therapies in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. His research has been published in numerous manuscripts and book chapters.
Dr. Garcia joined St. Elizabeth’s from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston where he served in a variety of roles, including the director of the Peripheral Cardiovascular Program and Peripheral Interventions. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson, performed his residency in Medicine at UT-Southwestern, Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas and his fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Iowa in Iowa City and Interventional Cardiology fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
In addition, Dr. Garcia is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Mohammed Faisal KhanCardiology & Vascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
Mohammed Faisal Khan, MD serves as associate director of the cardiac catheterization lab. Dr. Khan specializes in interventional cardiology as well as structural heart diseases. He also serves as chief of cardiology teaching at the Carney Hospital. Dr. Kahn is board certified in cardiology. He earned his medical degree at United Medical and Dental School of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals in London, England. He then went on to complete a residency at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England and Boston University Medical School. Dr. Kahn completed a fellowship in cardiology and interventional cardiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital as well as another in cardiology and cardiomyopathy at Boston University Medical School. He is currently an associate professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Michael JohnstoneCardiology & Vascular Medicine
Michael T. Johnstone, MD, is the director of clinical cardiology, director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program at St. Elizabeth's and an associate professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, vascular medicine, nuclear medicine, echocardiography, cardiac CT and vascular ultrasound, Dr. Johnstone specializes in coronary artery disease, diabetic heart disease, general cardiology, non-invasive cardiovascular imaging, and valvular heart disease. He earned his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and completed his residency at Montreal General Hospital.
Mikhail MayskyCardiology & Vascular Medicine
Michael Maysky, MD, is the director of non-invasive cardiology at St. Elizabeth's and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Maysky completed his medical degree at the Pirogov Second Moscow Medical School in Russia and performed his residency at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He specializes in cardiovascular, nuclear medicine, coronary artery disease, diabetic heart disease, general cardiology, non-invasive cardiovascular imaging, and valvular heart disease. Dr. Maysky is fluent in Russian.
John WylieCath Lab & Electrophysiology Services
John Wylie, MD, is director of electrophysiology services for Steward Health Care, working with St. Elizabeth's Medical Center and other sister hospitals within the system. Dr. Wylie's clinical specialties focus on atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, clinical electrophysiology, and cardiac device therapy. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Wylie earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Wylie also serves as an assistant professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Shaw NatanCath Lab & Electrophysiology Services
Shaw Natan, MD, is the associate director of St. Elizabeth's cardiac devices and clinical services cardiac electrophysiology, and an assistant professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Natan is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. His clinical interests include atrial fibrillation management, evaluation and treatment of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias, pacemaker and defibrillator implantation, and management of syncope and disorders of the autonomic system.
Alena Goldman, MD is an electrophysiologist at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and a clinical associate at Tufts University School of Medicine. Board certified in electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease, and internal medicine; Dr. Goldman earned her medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Ohio. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Goldman’s completed fellowships in cardiology and electrophysiology at Beth Israel. Her areas of special interest include SVT and VT evaluation and treatment, sudden cardiac death prevention and risk stratification, arrhythmia syndromes, atrial fibrillation management, and pacemaker and ICD implantation and management.
Michael V. OrlovCath Lab & Electrophysiology Services
Michael Orlov, MD, is the fellowship program director in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and a professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Orlov earned his medical and doctorate degrees from the Moscow Medical and Dental Academy. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and went on to complete fellowships in cardiovascular diseases at the University of California Irvine and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Orlov practices as an electrophysiologist and cardiologist, and his research interests include the latest imaging modalities in the area of catheter ablation of arrhythmias, and new applications of implantable cardiac rhythm management devices. He is the principal investigator of several multicenter clinical trials and has authored numerous publications in the field of cardiac electrophysiology.