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Current Pediatric Cardiology Fellows

First Year

Nomisha Amin, MD

I was born and brought up in Mumbai, India where I went to medical school at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai and pursued post graduation in Pediatrics. I moved to US in 2012. I did my Pediatric Residency at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital, Loma Linda, California. When not working I enjoy spending time with my wonderful family including husband, son Vihaan and parents. We love traveling and sightseeing.

Ken-Michael Bayle, DO

I have been a New Yorker up until starting my fellowship at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, graduating from NYIT-college of osteopathic medicine and completing my pediatric residency at Stony Brook Children's Hospital. I became interested in non-invasive Cardiology after performing research during residency. Outside of work I like to be active playing all types of sports but enjoy ice hockey, golf, and running the most.

Second Year

Kaitlin Balduf, MD

Dr. Balduf joined our program after completing pediatric residency at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She completed her medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. During her time away from the hospital she enjoys spending time with husband, testing out new dessert recipes and playing with her two energetic dogs.

Abdul ‘Hameed’ Khan, MD

Hameed was born in Mianwali, Pakistan. He received his medical education at King Edward Medical College, Lahore. He received initial training in internal medicine, surgery and pediatrics in Pakistan. He moved to United States in 2008, completing his pediatric residency at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was a chief resident at the same program. Dr. Khan was a pediatrician in San Antonio, Texas for 3 years before joining pediatric cardiology program at UTHSC. He loves to frequent bookshops. He imagines himself to be a bona fide minor poet. He loves playing cricket and tennis.

Third Year

Marc Lee, MD

Marc is originally from the beautiful city of Charleston, West Virginia. He studied Biology and minored in Spanish at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. He returned to West Virginia University for medical school. He completed training in medicine/pediatrics and was chief resident of his program here at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Interests include adult congenital heart disease and noninvasive cardiology. In his free time, he enjoys running, cycling, and hanging out with his wife and baby daughter, Olivia. His dog, Charlee, is pretty cool too. Go Grizz!

Sushitha Surendran, MD

Sushitha completed her medical school training at the Medical College Thiruvananthapuram in India. She has vast medical volunteer experience in the U.S. and India, and also worked as both a Medical Officer and Medical Coordinator in the latter. Also while in India, this commissioned honorary citizen of Hyden, Ky was awarded “Best Paper” in the category of non-communicable diseases at the National Conference on Medical Students’ Research. Dr. Surendran passed the USMLE I, II, and III, scoring the highest possible two-digit score. Sushitha joined UTHSC in 2014 after her residency at Newark Beth Israel Hospital. Her hobbies include reading, cooking and chess.

Last Published: Mar 15, 2018