Cardiologists, Surgeons Treating Heart Failure

Because we are an academic medical center, our physicians have access to the most up-to-date information and can help advanced heart failure patients make the most informed decisions about their treatment options. We offer individualized care, and we strive to provide immediate positive results, long-term survival and improved quality of life.

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Michael Cinquegrani, MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Director, Heart and Vascular Service Line
Cardiovascular Medicine

Nunzio Gaglianello, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Ryan Grayburn, DO
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Heart Transplant Coordinators
Kristen Dwyer, BSN, RN
David Schuster, BSN, RN 

Cardiac Surgery

Michael E. Mitchell, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon

James S. Tweddell, MD
Cardiac Surgeon

Zahir Rashid, MD
Cardiac Surgeon

Ronald K. Woods, MD, PhD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon

See a comprehensive list of the Exceptional Staff who are part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Heart and Vascular Center.


For advanced heart failure and transplantation:

  • 414-805-3666
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Heart & Vascular Center, Froedtert Hospital 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226