Current Fellows

Meet the Current Fellows

Khagendra Dahal, Chief Fellow

Biography

Dr. Dahal is the Chief Cardiology Fellow for the Cardiology fellowship program at LSU Health in Shreveport.  He finished his residency in Internal Medicine from Tufts University affiliated St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to joining our fellowship, he worked as Hospitalist for a few years.
Dr. Dahal is highly interested in research and publication. He has received training in meta-analysis and biostatistics. Several of his research works led to presentation in national meetings and publications. He has received a few research awards. He is ad-hoc reviewer for several journals including Annals of Internal Medicine, British Medical Journal and CCI. He serves in the Editorial Board of the Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine.
After his graduation, he will continue his training in Interventional Cardiology at University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut. In his free time after fellowship works and writing papers, he enjoys traveling to places with his family, and volunteering.

Khagendra Dahal, MD
2016-2019

Parinita Dherange, MD
2016-2019

 

Magdy Hanna, MD
2016-2019

Aditya Hendrani, MD
2016-2019

 

Tina Firouzbakht, MD
2017-2020

 

Priyanka Gill, MD
2017-2020

Munish Kannabhiran, MD
2017-2020

Desiree Dawson, MD
2018-2021

 

Kendall Douglass, MD
2018-2021

 

Khaldia Khaled, MD
2018-2021

 

Sampath Singireddy, MD
2018-2021

Lina Ya'Qoub, MD 
2018-2021

CONTACT US

Program Director:
Cardiology/Interventional Cardiology - Kalgi Modi, MD
Email: cwillc@lsuhsc.edu
(318) 675-5941
 

Associate Program Director:
Cardiology/Interventional Cardiology - Pavan Katikaneni, MD FSCAI
Email: cwillc@lsuhsc.edu
(318) 675-5941

Program Coordinator:
Cardiology/Interventional Cardiology - Cristal Willcox
Email: cwillc@lsuhsc.edu
(318) 675-5943

Well-Being and News

The well being of our fellows is of paramount importance to our program. We encourage healthy lifestyles, healthy choices, and healthy living. The LSU community and specifically the LSU Health Shreveport office of GME support fellow physician wellness with many support services for fellows. Stress management programs for house staff are available as needed for work-related stress issues that include, but are not limited to, the following: women physicians, residents cited for malpractice, minority physicians, and foreign medical graduates. The Cardiology Department is like a big family and fosters an environment of fun with periodic social occasions and opportunities to get together to give back.

Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship