OUR TEAM

 
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MUZAMIL RANA,
MD, FACC

Dr. Muzamil Rana is a board certified cardiologist and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the State University of Buffalo, School of Medicine. He is the former Chief of Cardiology at the VA WNY Healthcare System in Buffalo, NY. He has been in clinical practice since 1999.

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DENNIS CHUGH,
MD, FACC

Dr. Dennis Chugh is a board certified cardiologist and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the State University of Buffalo, School of Medicine. He has been in clinical practice since 2000.

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STEVEN HORN,
MD, FACC

Dr. Steven Horn is a board certified cardiologist and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He is also board certified in Echocardiography as well as Nuclear Cardiology. He is a clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the State University of Buffalo, School of Medicine and is the current director of Non Invasive Cardiology for Kaleida Health. He has been in clinical practice since 2004.

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AMANDA RIBBECK,
MD, FACC

Dr. Amanda Ribbeck is a board-certified Cardiologist and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. She is also board certified in Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography. She has clinical interests including cardiac imaging, women's health and the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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SALVATORE CALANDRA,
MD, FACC

Dr. Sal Calandra is a Board Certified Cardiologist who has been practicing in the WNY area for the last 29 years. He was partner with Cardiology Group of WNY for 26 years practicing General and Interventional cardiology and was Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab and Intervention for Catholic Health System ( CHS ) for 17 yrs. He is Assistant Clinical professor at SUNY @ Buffalo, School of Medicine.

As of July 2020, Dr. Calandra is pleased to join the practice of Northtowns Cardiology.

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VAMSEE LAKKAKULA, MD

Dr. Vamsee Lakkakula is a graduate from Cardiology Fellowship at East Carolina University in North Carolina. He is also board certified in Internal Medicine from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

 

His clinical interests lie in Cardiac Imaging, Valvular Heart Disease, and Atrial Fibrillation.

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KATHY TIUTIUNNYK,
PA-C

Kathy Tiutiunnyk graduated from D’Youville College with a B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies. She has been practicing as a Physician Assistant in WNY since 2006. Her clinical interests in Cardiology include Cardiovascular disease prevention and arrhythmia detection and management.

JEEVAN KUMAR,
MD

Dr. Jeevan Kumar is a graduate from Cardiology Fellowship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. 

His clinical interests include cardiac imaging, arrhythmia management, and structural heart disease.

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EMILY HILLMAN,
PA-C

Emily Hillman joins Northtowns Cardiology after graduating summa cum laude from the Daemen College Natural Science-Health Science, B.S./Physician Assistant Studies, M.S. dual degree program. Her clinical interests include atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, and cardiac stress testing.