Physicians

Wassim Nona M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Nona specializes in interventional cardiology, peripheral angioplasty and peripheral angiograms, following his passion and extensive training in these areas. He has been recognized for presentations and papers on the subject and completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology.

He has taught at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Nona was recognized as a "Top Doc" in Cardiology by Hour Detroit magazine in 2008.Read more

Souheil Saba M.D., F.A.C.C.

Souheil Saba, M.D., F.A.C.C. earned his medical degree from Damascus University in Syria. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at Providence Hospital and Medical Centers in Southfield, Michigan. He practiced for five years at the Arizona Heart Institute before returning to Providence to join Heart Cardiology Consultants in 2002.
He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease along with that, he has the subspecialty board certification in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac CT. Dr. Saba is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He specializes in cardiac imaging.
Dr. Saba is the...Read more

Shukri David M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. David is well known in the metro Detroit community for his leadership in the area of interventional cardiology, the non-surgical techniques used to treat and dissolve heart blockages. He has certified in the following techniques: directional coronary atherectomy; flex stents; coronary stents; rotational atherectomy and advanced rotoblator atherectomy. His practice also provides nuclear stress testing, carotid ultrasound, abdominal ultrasound, renal ultrasound, and peripheral ultrasound.

Currently the section chief of the division of Cardiology at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Dr. David has held many leadership positions in his industry, including president elect of the American Heart Association, board member...Read more

Saba Darda M.D.

Dr. Darda's strong background in diagnostic Cardiology, will provides patients with confidence and satisfaction with their cardiac care. Dr Darda has extensive training in Cardiac CT and has obtained Board certification in Cardiovascular disease, Echocardiography, Vascular Interpretation, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine.  Dr Darda has a caring nature for her patients and strives to listen to her patients and communicate quickly and effectively with both patient and their referring physician.    Read more

Patrick Alexander M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Alexander is board certified in Internal medicine, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology with advanced training and expertise in limb salvage. He is the founder and medical director of the Providence Heart Institute Critical Limb Clinic and specializes in advanced endovascular treatment of severe lower extremity peripheral arterial disease. Through the CLI clinic – Dr. Alexander and colleagues have been able to prevent a large amount of major amputations thus saving limbs and saving lives.

Dr. Alexander also holds active board certification in adult echocardiography, nuclear medicine, and physician vascular interpretation. He is an active fellow of the American College...Read more

Marcel Zughaib M.D., F.A.C.C.

Specializing in Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Zughaib currently serves as the Interventional Cardiology Medical Director. As an active staff member, Dr. Zughaib is involved in teaching and research and also serves as the Program Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship program. In addition to publications, including papers, abstracts, and reviews, Dr. Zughaib also shares his expertise through lectures and peer discussions. Before practicing at St. John Health, Dr. Zughaib developed the Peripheral Interventional Program and Carotid Stenting Program at Providence. Dr. Zughaib believes in evidence-based medicine while providing cutting edge care with compassion. Dr. Zughaib has special interests in carotid stenting...Read more

Jeffrey Zaks M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Zaks has held a number of leadership positions with the Hospital, including membership on the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine, Associate Director of Medical Affairs, and Program Director and Education Coordinator for Internal Medicine.

Dr. Zaks received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, where he is now a clinical professor of medicine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Geriatric Medicine, and has ECG certification from the American College of Cardiology.

He was instrumental in founding The Caduceus Society, a philanthropic organization of physicians, and has served as its...Read more

Jamal Zarghami M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Zarghami specializes in peripheral vascular interventions, carotid angiograms and stents. Additionally, he holds board certification in nuclear cardiology. He completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit.

He specializes in:
Heart and vascular studies
Cerebral angiogram
Carotid angiograms
Vertebral artery angiograms
Intra-vascular infusion of thrombolytics and carotid stents
Heart catheters
Ultrasound and stress tests
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Issac Grinberg M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Grinberg is the Medical Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory, Providence Hospital & Medical Centers in Southfield, MI. He specializes in heart catherizations. Since 2000, Dr. Grinberg a Regional Counselor for the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Cardiology where he has also been a member of the Special Task Force on Non-invasive Testing since 1998. Dr. Grinberg on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Society of Echocardiography and is a past president. His training and certifications include the London Hospital Medical College, where he completed 54 weeks of core clinical rotation & electives and Providence Hospital, where...Read more

Franklin Hull M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Hull is currently a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University's School of Medicine where he has been on the faculty since 1984. He is also a member of the Quality Improvement Committee of the Department of Medicine at Providence Hospital. Dr. Hull has written extensively on the subject of cardiovascular disease and treatment options. In his career, Dr. Hull has directed coronary care units, exercise laboratories, and ECG departments as well as acted as Chief of Cardiology at a veterans administration hospital. In addition to Wayne State University, he has taught at the University of Pennsylvania.Read more

Dipak Shah M.D., FHRS

Dipak P. Shah, MD, is an expert in cardiac electrophysiology; the study and treatment of heart rhythm disorders. Dr. Shah offers the full range of services for patients with heart rhythm problems including radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF), ventricular tachycardia (VT), and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) to pacemaker and defibrillation implantation. Dr. Shah also has been trained in laser lead removal procedures to remove fractured or infected leads. He has published extensively during his training in all aspects of cardiology and electrophysiology. Dr. Shah prides himself on a team approach, which includes him and his...Read more

Delano Small M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Small specializes in interventional cardiology, peripheral angioplasty and peripheral angiograms, following his passion and extensive training in these areas.     He also serves at the present Chief of Cardiology at both Providence Park & Providence Hospital. Read more

Christian Machado M.D., F.A.C.C.

Christian Machado, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Christian Machado, M.D., F.A.C.C. earned his medical degree from The Santo Technological University in the Dominican Republic. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and his Electrophysiology Fellowship training at Wayne State University- Sinai Hospital, Detroit, Michigan in 1994. He’s been involved in higher medical education since 1996 becoming an associate professor for both University of South Florida and Wayne State University.

He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Electrophysiology and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart...Read more

Andis Ozolins M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Ozolins was the Co-Director for Cardiac Rehabilitation at Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI for many years. He opened his private practice in cardiology in 1974. He is a member of the following professional organizations: American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, Oakland Medical Society, and the Detroit Heart Club.Read more