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Our Fellows

Current Fellows

Deidre AnastasSecond Year Fellow

Deidre Chang Anastas, M.D.

Deidre was born in Ithaca, NY, but raised in Minnesota. She has had a nontraditional path toward medicine: teaching middle school orchestra, veterinary hospital management, and instructing SCUBA diving in South Africa, Egypt, and the Caribbean. She then returned to sea level and received her medical degree from St. George’s School of Medicine in Grenada, completed her residency in pediatrics at St. Barnabas Hospital in the South Bronx, after which she completed a Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at Nicklaus Children’s Health System in Miami and has now joined the University of Rochester as a Pediatric Cardiology Fellow. Deidre and her husband are avid technical rebreather divers and are looking forward to exploring upstate New York.

Jyoti GurSecond Year Fellow

Jyoti Gur, M.B.B.S.
Jyoti was born and raised in India. She completed medical school and residency in pediatrics in new Delhi, India before moving to the united states in 2017. Here she did her pediatric residency training again at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Elmhurst Hospital Center, NY. She practiced primary care pediatrics at Montefiore Medical Group for two years before moving on to pediatric cardiology fellowship training. Her research interests are focused on methods of improving long-term outcomes, including neurodevelopmental and quality of life outcomes, for children with congenital heart disease. In her free time she enjoys hiking, spending time in nature with her husband and two daughters.


Maher Abadeer, M.D.
4th Year Imaging Fellowship
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Garrett Coles, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care
University of Rochester, Golisano Children's Hospital

Laura Boulos, D.O.
Founder/Owner of iHeart Pediatrics
Old Bridge, NJ

Marylou Dryer, M.D., C.M.Q.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
Norton Children's Hospital, University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

Ryan Alanzalon, M.D.
Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist
Stanford Medicine Children's Health
San Francisco, CA

Rachel Hansen, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Fellow
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

William G. Harmon, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Cardiology
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care
University of Miami, Holtz Children's Hospital
Miami, FL

Valeriano C. Simbre, II, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist
Children’s Hospital Central California
Madera, CA

Gul H. Dadlani, M.D.
Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiology
Cardiology Laboratory Director
All Children's Hospital
St. Petersburg, FL

Svjetlana Tisma-Dupanovic, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
Kansas City, MO

Peter H. Chang, D.O.
Pediatric Cardiologist
Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon
Portland, OR

Colleen O'Connor Jo, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist
West Hartford, CT

David M. Brennen, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist
Pediatric Cardiology Associates of San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Subhashini Subramanian, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist
Pediatric Center for Heart Disease
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ

Amanda L. Hall, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, NC

Rebecca E. Pratt, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist
Buffalo Cardiologists of WNY
Buffalo, NY

Mohy Kotb, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist
Private Practice
Livingston, NY