MASON CITY –Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa welcomes Amir Chaudhari, D.O. and Suprotim (Tim) Samaddar, D.O. as first-year fellows in the Cardiology Fellowship training program at the Medical Center. This increases the program's enrollment to seven Fellows.
The cardiology fellowship training program at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is a three-year post-internal medicine residency training program which focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease. The Fellows gain comprehensive experience in consultative general cardiology, non-invasive diagnostic testing, nuclear cardiology, heart rhythm diagnosis and management, and invasive diagnostic evaluation of vessels of the heart. The program also allows for an additional one-year Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology.
Dr. Samaddar, completed his undergraduate studies at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan, graduating with a Bachelors of Arts in Health Science. He received a Master's of Medical Science degree at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and obtained his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at A.T. Still University at Kirksville, MO. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Huron Valley Hospital in Commerce, Michigan.
Dr. Chaudhari received a Bachelor of Science degree in BioEngineering and a Masters of Science Degree in Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at A.T. Still Unversity at Kirksville, MO. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine/Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Drs. Samaddar and Chaudhari join third-year fellows, Darren Ramoutar, D.O. and Christine DiEnna, D.O., second-year fellows Daniel Brody, D.O. and Todd James, D.O. and Interventional Cardiology fellow Richard Rattin, D.O.
Through association with the Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute the fellows have the opportunity to train with other specialists practicing in areas of vascular medicine, interventional radiology, and cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. Upon the successful completion of the three-year fellowship training program, these individuals will be eligible to sit for the cardiovascular medicine boards making them board-certified in cardiovascular medicine.
“We want to welcome Tim and Amir to the fellowship program and we look forward to working with them,” said James Reeder, Jr., D.O., Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program.
The Cardiology Fellowship Program is supported with experience within the hospitals in the Mercy Health Network – North Iowa. The Mercy Health Network - North Iowa includes facilities in Algona, Britt, Cresco, Emmetsburg, Hampton, Iowa Falls, Mason City, New Hampton and Osage.