Valve and Structural Heart Program
Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute

Valve and Structural Heart Program Team

Cardiac Intervention

Paul Gordon, MD Headshot

Paul Gordon, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Marwan S. Saad, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC Headshot

Marwan S. Saad, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Director, Interventional Structural Heart Research, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute

Barry L. Sharaf, MD Headshot

Barry L. Sharaf, MD

Interventional Cardiologist


Cardiac Surgery

Frank W. Sellke, MD Headshot

Frank W. Sellke, MD

Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Afshin Ehsan, MD, MBA Headshot

Afshin Ehsan, MD, MBA

Co-Director of Quality, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute, and Director of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rhode Island and The Miriam Hospitals

Neel R. Sodha, MD Headshot

Neel R. Sodha, MD

Director, Lifespan Thoracic Aortic Center; Director, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit; and Surgical Director, ECMO and Mechanical Circulatory Support


Advanced Practice Providers

Leslie Kenney, NP Headshot

Leslie Kenney, NP

Nurse Practitioner