Medical Staff

HABIB FOUAD BASSIL, MD, FACC

  • Has been practicing cardiology since 1989
  • Founder and co-owner of Halifax Heart Center
  • Specializes in general cardiology, including:
    • prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • non-invasive diagnostic testing (EKG, Holter Monitor, Echocardiograms, Treadmill and Nuclear Stress Tests, etc.)
    • IVC Filter
    • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization (over 7,500 performed)
    • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Insertion (over 500 performed)
  • Languages Spoken: English, French, and Arabic
Education and Training
  • MD 1980 St Joseph Jesuits Medical School, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1982-1986 Internal Medicine, Internship & Residency St. Michael’s Medical Center/Seton Hall Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • 1986-1988 Cardiology Fellowship, (Chief Cardiac Fellow) St. Michael’s Medical Center/Seton Hall Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • 1988-1989 Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, St. Michael’s Medical Center/Seton Hall Medical School, Newark, NJ
Certifications
  • Lebanese Baccalaureate in Experimental Sciences
  • Medical Doctor degree: French State diploma
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiac Nuclear Medicine
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Affiliations
  • Active Medical Staff at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Consulting Associate in Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Appointments
  • President, Halifax Heart Center
  • Medical Director of Cardiology Services, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Chairman of the Medical Affairs Committee, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Vice Chairman of the Sentara Dominion Health Medical Associates and Physician-Hospital Enterprise Leadership Council
  • Member and Secretary of the Board of Directors, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital

Said Bechara Iskandar, MD, FACP, FACC

  • Has been practicing cardiology since 2007
  • Co-owner of Halifax Heart Center
  • Specializes in general cardiology, including:
    • prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • non-invasive diagnostic testing (EKG, Holter Monitor, Echocardiograms, Treadmill and Nuclear Stress Tests, etc.)
    • IVC Filter
    • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization (over 2,500 performed)
    • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Insertion (over 350 performed)
  • Languages Spoken: English, French, and Arabic
Education and Training
  • MD 2000 Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut Lebanon
  • 2001-2004 Internal Medicine, Internship & Residency (Chief Resident) East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
  • 2004-2007 Cardiology Fellowship (Chief Cardiac Fellow) East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
Certifications
  • Lebanese Baccalaureate in Experimental Sciences
  • Medical Doctor degree: Lebanese diploma
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiac Nuclear Medicine
  • Board Certified in Echocardiography
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Affiliations
  • Active Medical Staff at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
Appointments
  • Vice President, Halifax Heart Center
  • Medical Director of Non- Invasive Cardiology Services, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital

Gareth Murchison Titus, MD

  • Has been practicing cardiology since 2010
  • Specializes in general cardiology, including:
    •  prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • non-invasive diagnostic testing: EKG, Holter Monitor, Echocardiograms, Treadmill and Nuclear Stress Tests
    • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization (over 1,200 performed)
  • Languages Spoken: English and Spanish
Education and Training
  • MD 1995 Medical School University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
  • 2000-2003 Internal Medicine, Internship & Residency Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
  • 2007-2010 Cardiology Fellowship (Chief Cardiac Fellow) Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Canada
Certifications
  • Medical Doctor Degree (MBBS) West Indies
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Eligible in Cardiovascular Medicine
Affiliations
  • Active Medical Staff at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
Appointments
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Member of the American College of Cardiology

Janardhan Srinivasan, MD, FACC 

  • Has been practicing cardiology since 2012
  • Specializes in invasive and interventional cardiovascular medicine, including:
    • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization (over 2,500 performed)
    • Percutaneous Intervention (PCI: Angioplasty & Stent Placement, over 1,000 performed)
    • Peripheral Angiography, Angioplasty, Atherectomy, Stent Placement (over 500 performed)
    • Venous Ablation for Varicose Veins & Venous Insufficiency
    • IVC Filters
  • Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, and Tamil
Education and Training
  • MD 2000 Madras Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India
  • 2000-2004 Resident Physician at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • 2004-2007 Internal Medicine Internship & Residency, Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
  • 2007-2010 Cardiology Fellowship, Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
  • 2010-2011 Interventional Cardiology, Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
Certifications
  • Medical Doctor degree (MBBS), India
  • Board Certified Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiac Nuclear Medicine
  • Board Certified in Echocardiography
  • Board Certified in Interventional Cardiology
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Affiliations
  • Active Medical Staff at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
Appointments
  • Medical Director of the Cardiac Catherization Lab at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital

Robin Harmer, RN, MSN, FNP-C

  • Has been affiliated with Halifax Heart Center since 2003.
  • Has special interest in:
    • prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • follow-up visits
    • patient education
Education and Training
  • BSN 1980 Roberts Wesleyan College
  • MSN Adult Cardiology & Family Nurse Practitioner, 2000 Duke University School of Nursing
Certifications
  • American Nurses Association Certification in Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • American Nurses Association Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner

Anthony E. Wilkerson, RN, MSN, FNP-C 

  • Has been affiliated with Halifax Heart Center since 2014
  • Has special interest in:
    • prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • follow-up visits
    • patient education
Education and Training
  • Diploma of Nursing, 2000, Danville Regional School of Nursing
  • BSN 2011 Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
  • MSN Family Nurse Practitioner, 2014, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
Certifications
  • American Nurses Association Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner

Sheryl Newcomb, RN, MSN, FNP-C

  • Had previously worked at Sentara Halifax Regional in the Cath Lab since 2007
  • Has been affiliated with Halifax Heart Center since 2018
  • Has special interest in:
    • prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • follow-up visits
    • patient education
Education and Training
  • BSN 2014-2015 Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner 2015-2018 Chamberlain University
Certifications
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Heart Association Certified Instructor for ACLS, BLS, and PALS

Jennifer N. Bohanon, RN, PA-C

  • Has been affiliated with Halifax Heart Center since 2004.
  • Has special interest in:
    • prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • follow-up visits
    • patient education
Education and Training
  • Associates Degree in Business Administration, 1986 Danville Community College
  • RN, 1992, Danville Regional School of Nursing
  • PA, 2004, University of North Dakota
Certifications
  • NCCPA (National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants) Board Certification, 2004

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