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  • Risheen Reejhsinghani

    Risheen Reejhsinghani

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine

    Bio Risheen Reejhsinghani obtained her medical degree in Mumbai, India after completing early schooling in Sydney, Australia. She completed internal medicine residency at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston, MA followed by cardiology fellowship at Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine, where she served as one of the chief fellows. Most recently, she completed an advanced echocardiography fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco.

    Dr. Reejhsinghani is a board-certified general cardiologist in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. As a general cardiologist, she believes strongly in the tenets of prevention, diagnostic cognizance and patient education. She also has a specific interest in cardiac diseases among patients with rheumatologic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma and ankylosing spondylitis, among others. Her clinical research in this area has focused on the evaluation of structural cardiac disease and diastolic dysfunction in ankylosing spondylitis patients, primarily using echocardiography.

    Dr. Reejhsinghani has a strong interest in medical education and believes that instilling a love for bedside medicine and the physical exam is the soundest way to empower future generations of learners. To this end, she received additional training in clinical teaching and simulation at the University of California, San Francisco. She has worked extensively on curriculum design, including the co-development of a pilot echocardiography simulation training program for incoming cardiology fellows. Dr. Reejhsinghani also enjoys writing, particularly about medical education, and has written articles for national newspapers overseas, among other publications.

  • Stanley G. Rockson, MD

    Stanley G. Rockson, MD

    Allan and Tina Neill Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My clinical research includes studies on risk factor modification in atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease; clinical trials involving medical therapies for peripheral arterial insufficiency; coronary angiogenesis; therapy of lymphedema; atherand photodynamic therapy in atherosclerosis.

  • Fatima Rodriguez

    Fatima Rodriguez

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Bio Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH is a preventive and general cardiologist in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford. Dr. Rodriguez received her medical training from Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University. She specializes in common cardiac conditions such as coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, lipid disorders, and cardiovascular risk assessment in high-risk populations.

    Dr. Rodriguez’s research includes a range of topics relating to racial, ethnic, and gender disparities in cardiovascular disease prevention and developing novel interventions to address disparities.