Our Cardiologists

Meet Our Cardiologists

Dr. Michael Babcock

Medical School
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2007

Internship/Residency
Wake Forest University, Department of Internal Medicine, 2007 - 2010

Fellowship
University of Florida at Jacksonville, Cardiology, 2010 - 2013

University of Wisconsin, Interventional Cardiology, 2013-2014

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Society of Cardiolovascular Interventions

Special Interests

  • Radial Cardiac Catheterazation
  • Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Interventions

Dr. Michael Chisner

Medical School
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 1981-1985

Internship
Internal Medicine - Emory University School of Medicine, Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985-1986

Residency
Emory University School of Medicine, Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, Georgia, 1986-1988

Fellowship
Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, Georgia, 1988-1991

Dr. Chisner has been involved in research, has been published in several publications and has lectured. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in the states of Georgia, Florida and South Carolina. Dr. Chisner is an active member of numerous medical associations and societies.

Board Cetifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • The Heart Rhythm Society

Dr. Gary Elkin

Medical School
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biological Science, 1996

Residency
University of Cincinnati, Department of Internal Medicine, 1996 -1999

Fellowship
University of Cincinnati, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, 1999 - 2002

University of Cincinnati, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, 2002- 2003

Board Cetifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Medical Association
  • Georgia Medical Society
  • The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention 

Dr. Karen Hanna

Medical School
Medical College of Virginia, 1982 – 1986

Internship
University of Alabama, Birmingham Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1986 – 1987

Residency
University of Alabama, Birmingham Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1987 – 1989

Chief Medical Residency
University of Alabama Birmingham, Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1989 – 1990

Fellowship
University of Alabama, Birmingham Medical Center, Cardiology, 1990 – 1993

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Georgia Medical Society

Dr. John Rathbun

Undergraduate School
Miami University, 1974

Medical School
Ohio State University, 1977

Internship/Residency
Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, Internal Medical, 1977-1980

Fellowship
Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, Cardiology, 1980-1982

Boarded in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology. Fellow American College of Physicians and American College of Cardiology. Member of NASPE, Fellow Vascular Council of Cardiology.

Board Cetifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • Georgia Medical Society
  • American College of Cardiology
  • The Heart Rhythm Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention

Dr. Claude T. Su

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia, 1986

Internship
University of Alabama - Birmingham Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1987

Residency
University of Alabama - Birmingham Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1989

Fellowship

University of Alabama - Birmingham Medical Center, Cardiology, 1989 - 1992

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of American College of Physicians
  • Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians
  • Founding member of American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Dr. William Wallace

Undergraduate
Georgetown University, History, 1996

Medical School
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Medical Doctor, May 2001

Residency
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2004

Fellowship
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Cardiology, 2007

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Interventional Cardiology, 2008

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Honors and Awards
David S. Pankratz Scholarship, 1999

Presentations
Cruse JM, Lewis RE, Roe DL, Dilioglou S, Wallace WF; Facilitation of Immune Function, Healing of Pressure Ulcers, and National Status in Spinal Cord Injury Patients; Experimental and Molecular Pathology 68: 38-54 (2000).

Cruse JM, Lewis RE, Roe DL, Dilioglou S, Wallace WF; Review of Immune Function, Healing of Pressure Ulcers, and Nutritional Status in Spinal Cord Injury Patients; The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 23: 129-135 (2000).

Vergara GR, Wallace WF, Bennett KB; Spontaneous Migration of an Inferior Vena Cava Filter Resulting in Cardiac Tamponade and Percutaneous Filter Retrieval; Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 69: 300-302 (2007).

Memberships
1997 - Present American Medical Association, Resident and Fellow Section
2004 - Present American College of Cardiology, Fellows in Training Section
2004 - Present American Heart Association