Advanced Echocardiography / Imaging Fellows

Tessa S.S. Genders, MD, PhD

Advanced Echo-Imaging Fellow

Dr. Tessa Genders was born in Maastricht, the Netherlands. She attended medical school at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands. During medical school she completed a Master's of Science in Clinical Epidemiology. She subsequently pursued a PhD degree, investigating diagnostic imaging strategies for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease in patients with stable chest pain. She relocated to the United States and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University, before continuing her clinical training in Cardiology at the University of Colorado. She plans to pursue an academic career as a non-invasive cardiologist with expertise in advanced imaging.

Christina Rodriguez Ruiz, MD

Advanced Echo-Imaging Fellow - Non-ACGME

Dr. Christina Rodriguez Ruiz, was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She did her Internal Medicine residency and was chief resident at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She completed her General Cardiovascular fellowship training at Scripps Clinic in San Diego. She is currently appointed as a Postdoc Fellow at Stanford University in Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, specifically CCTA and MRI. In her spare time, she likes to read, play soccer and travel.