the Program

PROGRAM FACTS

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DIRECTORS

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Suhail Allaqaband, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FACP

Program Director - Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Clinical Adjunct Professor of Medicine

Suhail Allaqaband, MD, is an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist who is highly respected by peers and students alike. As Director of Cardiovascular Interventions at Aurora Grafton Medical Center and Clinical Diretor of Aurora St. Luke’s Catherization Lab, he is well-versed in even the most complex interventional procedures. A Clinical Adjunct Professor of Medicine through the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public, Dr. Allaqaband takes great pride in passing his wealth of experience to the next generation of cardiologists.

In addition to his skills as a clinician and teacher, Dr. Allaqaband is a devoted researcher who serves as the Director of Clinical Cardiovascular Research for Aurora Cardiovascular Services. He is Principal Investigator on a slew of clinical trials, including studies evaluating left main stenting and bioabsorbable stents. More than 100 of his cutting-edge research manuscripts and abstracts have been published in premier cardiology journals like Circulation.

As evidence of his myriad contributions to the field, Dr. Allaqaband has achieved prestigious Fellow status in the American College of Cardiology, the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, and the American College of Chest Physicians, the latter of which also named him Vice Chair of the ACCP Cardiovascular Network. This level of expertise is much appreciated by his patients.
Medical education: Government Medical College, Kashmir University (Degree earned: MD)
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Residencies: Aurora Health Care Internal Medicine Residency, Aurora Sinai/St. Luke’s Medical Centers
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Fellowships: Aurora Health Care Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology, Aurora Sinai/St. Luke’s Medical Centers
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Board certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine and Endovascular Medicine, American Board of Vascular Medicine

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Dr. Tonga Nfor, MD

Tonga Nfor, MD

Associate Program Director

Dr. Tonga Nfor, MD, MSPH, FACC, FSCAI is a board certified interventional cardiologist with expertise in advanced coronary interventions and endovascular treatments for peripheral arterial diseases. He is a Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine with University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and is deeply committed to the education of medical students, residents and fellows. He practices the full breath of general cardiology with a passion for bedside clinical critical thinking that he strives to pass on to trainees.
He has authored several scientific papers and book chapters and presented at multiple national and international meetings. He mentors residents and fellows in research design, implementation, data analysis and writing. He pays particular emphasis with fellows on how to critically appraise and integrate medical literature into clinical practice.
Medical education: University of Yaounde I, Cameroon and the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Residency: Aurora Health Care Internal Medicine Residency, Aurora Sinai/St. Luke's Medical Centers

Fellowships: Aurora Health Care Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology, Aurora Sinai/St. Luke's Medical Centers

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, National Board of Echocardiography, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

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Muhammad Fuad Jan, MD

Muhammad Fuad Jan, MD

Associate Program Director

Medical Education

Government Medical College, Kashmir University (Degree earned: MD)

Residency

Hahnemann University Hospital - Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Accredited Fellowships

Interventional Cardiology Aurora Sinai and St. Luke’s Medical Centers
Cardiovascular Disease Aurora Sinai and St. Luke’s Medical Centers.