Our Team

The Structural Heart/Valve Disease Program at Inova Schar Heart and Vascular is composed of a highly experienced team dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for people suffering from structural heart disease. We focus on identifying the best treatment alternatives to open heart surgery for patients with valvular heart disease and atrial fibrillation.

Conditions We Treat

Why choose Inova for your valve treatment?

Inova is a national leader in minimally invasive repair techniques, including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures. Our comprehensive approach identifies the best treatment for each patient.

We offer:

  • Outcomes exceeding the national average
  • Clinical trials to expand the use of TAVR, including asymptomatic patients and bicuspid aortic valve patients
  • A state-of-the-art hybrid operating room where cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and electrophysiologists operate together for fewer complications and shorter recovery
  • Expedited referral-to-OR process
  • Easily access - just 10 miles from downtown Washington, DC

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Cardiologists

Meet our team of cardiologists, led by Dr. Matthew W. Sherwood, Co-director, Structural Heart/Valve Disease Program.

Wayne Batchelor, MD
Wayne B Batchelor, MD
Specialty
Interventional Cardiology
Years of Experience
34
Abdulla Damluji, MD
Abdulla A Damluji, MD, PhD
Specialty
Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Years of Experience
18
Kelly Epps-Anderson, MD
Kelly C Epps-Anderson, MD
Specialty
Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Interests
Cardiac, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Nutrition, Preventative Disease Care, Women's Health
Years of Experience
18
Matthew Sherwood, MD
Matthew W Sherwood, MD
Specialty
Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
Years of Experience
18
Shahram Yazdani, MD
Specialty
Interventional Cardiology
Clinical Interests
Cardiac, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Nutrition, Preventative Disease Care, Sleep Disorder
Years of Experience
33

Surgeons

Meet our surgeons, led by Dr. Eric L. Sarin, Co-director, Structural Heart/Valve Disease Program.

Liam Ryan, MD
Liam P Ryan, MD
Specialty
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Clinical Interests
Adult Heart Surgery
Years of Experience
22
Eric Sarin, MD
Eric L Sarin, MD
Specialty
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Clinical Interests
Adult Heart Surgery
Years of Experience
26
Ramesh Singh, MD
Ramesh Singh, MD
Specialty
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Clinical Interests
Adult Heart Surgery
Years of Experience
24

Nurse Practitioners

Susan G. Loman
Susan G Loman, NP
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Annette Vernail, NP
Annette M Vernail, NP
Specialty
Family Nurse Practitioner
Maria Jenniffer Wesolowski, NP
Maria Jenniffer R Wesolowski, NP
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Yi Zhang, NP
Yi Zhang, NP
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner