Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Meet Our Physicians

Issam D. Moussa, MD

Issam D. Moussa, MD

Professor of Medicine & Clinical Chief of Cardiology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Chief of Cardiology, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Medical Education

  • Damascus University, Damascus, Syria

Internship

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Residency

  • University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange , CA

Fellowship

  • Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
  • University of CA Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA

Leonard Y. Lee, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Medical Education

  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Residency

  • St. Vincent Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

George Batsides, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Chief, Section of Cardiac Surgery

Medical Education

  • St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Internship

  • General Surgery, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Residency

  • General Surgery, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Fellowship

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Pratik B. Patel, MD

Attending Cardiologist

Medical Education

  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Internship

  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Residency

  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Fellowship

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Aziz S. Ghaly, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Medical Education

  • Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Internship

  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Residency

  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY

Fellowships

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
  • University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY

Liliana Cohen, MD

Lead Echo Cardiographer
TAVR Program

Medical Education

  • MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine Philidelphia, PA, USA, 2002

Internship

  • Internal Medicine, RWJUH, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, 2002-2003

Residency

  • Internal Medicine, RWJUH, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, 2003-2005

Fellowship

  • Cardiology, RWJUH, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, 2005-2008

Abel E. Moreyra, MD

Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Cardiac Cath Lab

Medical Education

  • Universidad Nacional de LaPlata, La Plata, Argentina

Residency

  • Cardiovascular Disease, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship

  • Cardiovascular Disease, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH