2017 Doctors’ Day nominees – Division of Cardiology

Happy Doctors' Day, Cardiology faculty

In honor of National Doctors’ Day (March 30), the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee asked faculty and staff to nominate doctors who demonstrate dedication to improving the health and well-being of our patients and community through the care they provide, the research they conduct, and/or their efforts to teach and inspire young doctors.

The Department of Medicine congratulates our Doctors’ Day nominees in the Division of  Cardiology faculty for your dedication to our community. Emory Division of Cardiology nominees:

Vasilis Babaliaros, MD, Emory Doctors' Day nominee

Vasilis Babaliaros, MD

Vasilis Babaliaros, MD

  • “Dr. Babaliaros takes fantastic care of patients and their families – explains everything in understandable terms; is personable, available, caring, compassionate.”
  • “Dr. Babaliaros helps patients and families realize the value of quality of life, not just quantity of life.”
  • “Dr. Babaliaros is an excellent physician, and one that is well-acknowledged in his respective field of Interventional Cardiology. His tireless efforts have promoted new and novel technologies, to better assist in the treatment of patients with valve disease.”
  • “Dr. Babaliaros is a great mentor to all his staff. Really cares about the people he works with and maintains a friendly work environment.”
  • “Dr. Cassimatis is a fabulous teacher who can effectively balance the knowledge, practice and art of medicine.”
  • “Dr. Cassimatis is the cardiologist I would refer to my family and friends.”


Robert Cole, MD, Emory Doctors' Day nominee

Robert Cole, MD

Robert Cole, MD

  • “Dr. Cole is a dedicated physician and an amazing clinical teacher.”





Alexis Cutchins, MD, Doctors' Day nominee

Alexis Cutchins, MD

Alexis Cutchins, MD

  • “Dr. Cutchins focuses on the whole patient.”
  • “Dr. Cutchins delivers excellent patient care.”




Chandan Devireddy, MD, Emory Doctors' Day nominee

Chandan Devireddy, MD

Chandan Devireddy, MD

  • “Dr. Devireddy is a great advocate for cardiology patients and very involved with the cardiology research program though he is not necessarily a primary investigator.”



Michael Lloyd, MD, Emory Doctors' Day nomineeMichael Lloyd, MD

  • “Dr. Lloyd is a very responsive consultant who consistently provides high-quality timely care.”




Gina Lundberg, MD, Emory Doctors' Day nominee

Gina Lundberg, MD 

  • “Dr. Lundberg always goes the extra mile for her patients. She gives of herself professionally and financially to benefit her patients.”




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