Blackstone Cardiology Physicians

John Cava

John Cava, MD, FACC

Dr. Cava is a graduate of New York University, New York, NY and completed his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, in 1987.

His post graduate training included an internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Internal Medicine at New England Medical Center, Boston, MA. He completed his Cardiology Fellowship at the Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

He is a Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, and Diplomate in Cardiovascular Disease, certified by the Board of Nuclear Cardiology.

His professional associations include Fellow, American College of Cardiology, and American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, Massachusetts Medical Society and the Washington County Medical Society (Pennsylvania).

Ara Sadaniantz

Ara Sadaniantz, MD, FACC

Dr. Sadaniantz completed his undergraduate study at CUNY Baruch College in New York, NY, earning a BA degree in biology, magna cum laude. He received his medical degree in 1981 from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Sadaniantz also holds an Honorary Master of Arts degree from Brown University, Providence, RI.

He completed his internship training in Internal Medicine at Kings County University, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, residency in Internal Medicine at Staten Island Hospital, NY and a clinical fellowship in Cardiology at Brown University, Integrated Hospitals in Providence, RI.

He is a Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Internal Medicine. Currently he is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Brown University Program in Medicine, Providence, RI. He is certified by the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He is an elected fellow of American College of Cardiology and European Society of Cardiology.

He has published over 100 scientific manuscripts, including original research, case reports and abstracts. He has served on editorial boards of Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports and American Journal of Medicine and Sports, American Journal of Kidney Disease and Scientific World, an online journal. He was guest editor for the journal Echocardiography in 2001 and 2004 and for the American Journal of Kidney Disease in 2001. He served as editor for Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports of a column featuring innovative new techniques in cardiovascular medicine. He was the recipient of the 2002 Teacher of the Year Award for the Brown University Cardiology Fellowship. Prior to joining Blackstone Cardiology Associates in practice he served at the Miriam Hospital as Director of Coronary Care Unit from 1986-2001 and as Director of Echocardiography from 2001-2003. He is a frequent invited speaker for local, national, and international forums.

His hobbies include poetry which have been published in trade journals, as well as served as poetry editor for Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports and The American Journal of Medicine and Sports.