Meet Our Cardiologists

Rehan Ahmed, D.O., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Ahmed completed a cardiology fellowship at Garden City Hospital in Michigan. He completed both his internship and residency in internal medicine at Garden City Hospital as well. Dr. Ahmed received his medical degree from Michigan State University. He holds Master of Public Health and Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Paul Anike, D.O., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Anike is a graduate of Michigan State University, College of Medicine and completed his residency at the Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Prior to joining the Heart Institute, Dr. Anike spent five years as a cardiology fellow at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, New Jersey where he received extensive training in clinical cardiology cardiovascular disease. His subspecialty is Nuclear and Interventional Cardiology.
Mehran Arabpour, D.O., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Arabpour is an honor graduate of NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and completed his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Stratford, N.J. where he was Chief Medical Resident. He joined the Heart Institute after spending nearly five years at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, N.J. While there, he served as Chief Interventional Fellow, and received extensive training in cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, stenting and other cardiac procedures.
Pierre Bamdad, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.
Dr. Bamdad is the founder and President of the Heart Institute of Northwest Ohio, Inc. and has been in practice of general, non-invasive, invasive and interventional cardiology in Lima since 1994. A graduate of the Paris Medical School, Dr. Bamdad completed his internship and residency at Michigan State University. He completed his Cardiology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco and his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Wright State University. He started his cardiology practice in Dayton Ohio in 1986 with Dr. Sylvan Lee Weinberg. Dr. Bamdad was also an associate professor at Wright State University while practicing cardiology in Dayton.
Venkat Battula, M.D., F.A.C.C.
After graduating from the Guntur Medical College in India, Dr. Battula completed his residency at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn. He has spent a great deal of time in clinical research and has published numerous articles on a variety of cardiology topics. Prior to joining the Heart Institute, Dr. Battula was a Cardiology Fellow and clinical assistant instructor at the New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn.
Pamela Gardner, D.O., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Gardner is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she also completed her Cardiology Fellowship at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center in New Jersey. Prior to medical school, Dr. Gardner worked as a cardiovascualr nurse. In her practice of non-interventional general cardiology, Dr. Gardner's main focus is Congestive Heart Failure and Women's Cardiovascular Health; including high-risk pregnancies in women.
Harvey Hahn, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Hahn is a cardiologist, specializing in invasive cardiology and cardiovascular imaging. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and Internal Medicine and has been elected a fellow in the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Hahn is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and American Society of Echocardiography.

Dr. Hahn completed his medical degree in 1994 from Loma Linda University Medical School in California. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine from Loma Linda University and cardiology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati where he was chief fellow. Dr. Hahn served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in cardiology at University of Cincinnati. He also served as the director of the echocardiography/hemodynamics laboratory at the University Hospital in Cincinnati and Assistant Director for the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program.

Ziwar Karabatak, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Karbatak maintains the following certifications:
   - Board Certified Internal Medicine
   - Board Certified Cardiovascular Disease
   - Board Certified Interventional Cardiology
Robert Kiefaber, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.
Dr. Kiefaber graduated from Dartmouth College, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and went on to Case Western Reserve Medical School where he graduated with honors (AOA). He did his internal medicine training at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine and then served as a public health service doctor for several years in a medically underserved area in northern New Hampshire. After eight years as a primary care internist he changed careers and went into a cardiology practice in Dayton after a cardiology fellowship at the University of Vermont. Presently Dr Kiefaber is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology and Society of Angiography & Interventions, and practices general and interventional cardiology based at Kettering Medical Center. He has been a past director of the cardiac intensive care unit, and is an Associate professor of clinical cardiology at Wright State University Medical School.
Randall C. Orem, D.O.
Dr. Orem is a fellowship trained physician specializing in cardiology and interventional cardiology He received his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences, Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Orem completed his internship, residency and fellowship through Wright State University Affiliated Hospitals in Dayon.
Brian Schwartz, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.
Dr. Schwartz practices general, invasive, and interventional cardiology. He is also active in peripheral vascular disease.
   - Board Certified in Cardiovascular diseases
   - Board Certified Interventional Cardiology
   - Board Certified Interventional Cardiology
   - Fellowship trained in peripheral vascular diseases
   - Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
   - Non-invasive and invasive cardiac services
   - Specializing in the management of cardiovascular health including:
         • Cardiac consultation
         • Full service diagnostic testing including: Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography,
           Exercise Testing, Holter Monitoring, and 30 Day Event Monitoring
         • Invasive Cardiac Services
         • Peripheral doppler and invasive peripheral vascular services
David Stultz, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Stultz graduated from Miami University cum laude with a B.S. in Chemistry and went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He completed both his internship and residency at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati which was followed by a Cardiology fellowship at Wright State University where he was a chief fellow.
Dr. Stultz specializes in noninvasive imaging and preventive Cardiology. Dr. Stultz maintains the following certifications:
   - Board Certified Internal Medicine
   - Board Certified Cardiovascular Disease
   - Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
   - Board Certified in Echocardiography
   - Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology