Our Physicians

Michael A. Nocero, M.D., F.A.C.C., M.A.C.C.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 1973

Education
Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, College of the Holy Cross
Doctor of Medicine, with honors, New York University (N.Y.U.) College of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Internship and residency, Bellevue Hospital
Cardiology fellowship, N.Y.U.s Bellevue Medical Center

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowships

Master, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology.

William E. Story, M.D., F.A.C.C.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 1982

Education
Bachelor of Science, Tusculum College
Doctor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Internship and internal medicine and cardiology residencies, Emory University

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowship
Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Andrew S. Taussig, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.C.C.P.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 1984

Education
Bachelor of Science in Biology, with honors, Trinity College
Doctor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Chief Resident in Medicine, Emory University Hospital
Internship and internal medicine and cardiology residencies, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
Radiology residency, New York University

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology

Fellowships
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

Fellow, Society for Cardiac Angiography & Intervention

Hall B. Whitworth, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.C.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 1985

Education
Bachelor of Science, Davidson College
Doctor of Medicine, Cum Laude, Emory University School of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology

Fellowships
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, Society of Coronary Angiography & Intervention

Scott J. Pollak, M.D., F.A.C.C.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 1987

Education
Bachelor of Arts, Indiana University
Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Medicine internship, medicine residency, and cardiology fellowship, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Fellowship
Fellow, American College of Cardiology

A. Ralph Rodriguez, M.D., F.A.C.C.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 1990

Education
Bachelor of Science, University of Florida
Doctor of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Internal medicine internship and residency, University of Texas Health Science Center
Cardiovascular diseases fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology

Fellowship
Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Anil Kumar, M.D., F.A.C.C.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 1998

Education
M.B.B.S., Medical College Baroda of MS University, India

Post-graduate training
Internship and radiology residency, Medical College of Baroda, India
Internal medicine internship and residency, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Cardiology fellowship, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Fellowship
Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Bruce C. Stein, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 2000

Education
Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania
Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Internal medicine internship and residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships, New York University Medical Center
Interventional cardiology fellowship, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation

Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology

Fellowship
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

Brian K. Dublin, M.D.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 2005

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Yeshiva University
Doctor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Internal medicine residency, Beth Israel Medical Center
Cardiology fellowship, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
Interventional cardiology fellowship, Medical College of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Echocardiography
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology

Ajay Thakur M.D., F.A.C.C
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 2008

Education
M.B.B.S Medical College of Science, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, H.P., India

Post-graduate training
Internal Medicine internship and residency, State University of New York
Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University

Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine-Interventional Cardiology
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine-Nuclear Cardiology

Fellowship
Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Marcos S. Hazday M.D., F.A.C.C.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology since 2009

Education
Bachelor of Science, Florida International University
Doctor of Medicine, Univesidad Central del Este, San Pedro de Marcoris, Dominican Republic

Post-graduate training
Internship and residency, Downstate Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals Brooklyn, New York
Cardiology Fellowship, Downstate Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals Brooklyn, New York

Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
The certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology Nuclear Cardiology
Fellowship

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Phillip R. Anderson III, M.D.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 2011

Education

Bachelor of Science, Middlebury College, Vermont
Doctor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of MedicinePost-graduate training
Internship and residency, Medical University of South Carolina
Cardiology fellowship, University of Vermont
Interventional fellowship, University of Vermont

Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine- Interventional Cardiology
Certification Board of Nuclear Medicine- Nuclear Cardiology
 

Milind G. Parikh, M.D., F.A.C.C
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 2011

Education
Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, New York
Doctor of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Internship and residency, Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center
Cardiology fellowship, Rush University Medical Center
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology fellowship, Rush University Medical Center

Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowships
Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Prashanta A. Laddu, M.D., F.A.C.C.
A member of Central Florida Cardiology Group since 2014

Education
Bachelor of Arts, University of Illinois
Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine

Post-graduate training
Internship and Residency, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Cardiology Fellowship, University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowships
Fellow, American College of Cardiology