Faculty

Division of Cardiology

Faculty of the Division of Cardiology are world-renowned experts in all aspects of cardiac care who offer consultation and patient evaluation, as well as provide the most advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques.


Richard L. Morrissey,  MD, FACC, FACP, FASE
Professor of Medicine

Georgetown University Hospital
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC), 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-5515

Sub-Specialty: Echocardiogram
Medical Degree: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 1985
Internship: National Naval Medical Center, 1986
Residency: National Naval Medical Center, 1990
Fellowship: National Naval Medical Center, 1992; Massachusetts General Hospital, Echocardiography, 1993
Certification: Internal Medicine, 1990, 2000, 2010; Cardiovascular Disease, 1993, 2000
Special Interests: Coronary artery disease, echocardiography, preventive cardiology, valvular disease

www.medstarhealth.org/provider/richard-leo-morrissey-md-cardiovascular-disease


Zayd A. Eldadah, MD
Assistant Professor

Georgetown University Hospital
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC), 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-5515 

Specialties: Cardiology, Cardiac electrophysiology
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1996                                
Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1997
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1999
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2004
Certification: Internal Medicine, 1999; Cardiovascular Disease, 2003; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2006
Special Interests: Heart rhythm disorders; atrial fibrillation; sudden cardiac death; applications of advanced technology to heart care

https://www.medstarhealth.org/georgetown/Pages/PNRS/ProviderProfile.aspx?ProviderId=9646


Daisy F. Lazarous, MD
Associate Professor

Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC), 5th Floor
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-8843

Specialties: Medicine, Cardiology (Heart Care)
Medical Degree: Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala University, India, 1984
Internship: Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1988
Residency: Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, including Chief Residency, 1991
Fellowship: Clinical Cardiology Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2005; Research Cardiology Fellowship: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2003 and 2007
Certification: Internal Medicine, 1991, recertified 2002; Cardiovascular Diseases, 1995; recertified 2005; Nuclear Cardiology, 2003
Special Interests: Coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, valvular heart disease, heart failure, congenital heart disease, nuclear cardiology

https://www.medstarhealth.org/provider/daisy-florence-lazarous-md-cardiovascular-disease


Bruce K. Lloyd, III, MD
Associate Professor

Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC), 5th Floor
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-8833

Specialties: Cardiology (Heart Care)
Medical Degree: Cornell University, Medical College, 1972
Internship: Johns Hopkins, 1973
Residency: National Naval Medical Center, 1976;
Chief Residency: National Naval Medical Center, 1977
Fellowship: National Naval Medical Center, 1979
Certification: Internal Medicine, 1977; Cardiovascular Disease, 1981
Special Interests: Coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, adult congenital disease, cardiac catheterization, echocardiography

www.medstarhealth.org/provider/bruce-kerr-lloyd-iii-md-cardiovascular-disease


David L. Pearle, MD, Director
Professor and Director, Coronary Care Unit

Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC), 5th Floor
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-8833

Specialties: Cardiovascular Diseases
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, 1968
Internship: The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 1969
Residency: The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 1970
Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital, 1974
Certification: Internal Medicine, 1974; Cardiovascular Disease, 1975; Interventional Cardiology, 2000
Special Interests: Cardiac intensive care, cardiac catheterization and angioplasty, heart failure

https://www.medstarhealth.org/provider/david-lee-pearle-md-interventional-cardiology


Charles E. Rackley, MD
Professor and Director, Preventive Cardiology, Lipid Disorder, and Coronary Regression Program

Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC), 5th Floor
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-8843

Specialties: Cardiology (Heart Care)
Medical Degree: Duke Medical Center, 1958
Internship: Duke Medical Center, 1959
Residency: Duke Medical Center and University of Washington, Seattle, 1963
Fellowship: Duke Medical Center and University of Washington, Seattle, 1964
Certification: Internal Medicine, 1967; Cardiology, 1968
Special Interests: Coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, lipid disorders, regression of coronary disease

www.medstarhealth.org/provider/charles-edward-rackley-md-cardiovascular-disease


Allen J. Taylor, M.D
Professor

Georgetown Univeristy Hospital
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC) 5th floor
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-2000

Specialties: Cardiovascular Diseases
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University, 1988
Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1989 
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1991
Fellowship: University of Virginia, 1994
Certification: Internal Medicine, 2001;  Cardiovascular Disease, 2001

www.medstarhealth.org/Pages/News%20Articles/Allen-Taylor-Named-New-Chief-of-Cardiology.aspx


M. Barbara Srichai-Parsia, MD
Attending Physician

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd., NW
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC) 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444- 5111

Specialty: Cardiology (Heart Care)
Graduate School: New York University, New York, NY, 2013
Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1996
Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1997
Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1999
Fellowship: Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 2002
Certification(s): Internal Medicine, 2010; Cardiovascular Disease, 2012
Special Interests: Advanced cardiac imaging (cardiac MR, cardiac, CT, echocardiography), Multimodality cardiac imaging, Heart failure, Congenital heart disease, Comparative effectiveness research

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Nurse Practitioners:

Janet Grinc, MS, RN, APRN-BC
Rachel Barish, ANP, RN
Patricia Matticola, MSN ACNP
Kelley M. Anderson, PhD, FNP
Dorothy L. Murphy, M.S., N.P.