Our Team
  • Joseph  Carrozza
    Joseph Carrozza
    Cardiology & 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 Bhat
    Tariq Bhat
    Cardiology, 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  Garcia
    Lawrence Garcia
    Cardiology, 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 Khan
    Mohammed Faisal Khan
    Cardiology & 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.