Our team is committed to offering the latest advancements in care, resulting in leading-edge treatment options for our patients.
Dr. Gregory Fink has been a practicing Cardiothoracic Surgeon for over 17 years. Before joining Methodist Healthcare, he was the Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery for over seven years at SUNY Upstate Medical University and ranked one of the top surgeons in the New York state database for multiple years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson Medical School and completed his cardiothoracic residency at SUNY. Dr. Fink has been published in major medical journals and has given lectures at national and international conferences.
Dr. Uzoma Ibebuogu has practiced cardiology for six years in the Memphis area. He graduated from the prestigious College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria and completed his internal medicine residency and general cardiology fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. He subsequently underwent his interventional cardiology fellowship and structural heart disease training at the University of California Los Angeles/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center program. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Ibebuogu enjoys volunteering, playing table tennis and soccer.
Dr. Mike McDonald has practiced cardiology in the Memphis area for 28 years. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and completed his residency at UT. Dr. McDonald is an avid outdoorsman.
Dr. Mehul Patel is a structural and adult congenital heart disease specialist and an interventional cardiologist. He earned his undergraduate and medical education from Mumbai University, India, then completed formal Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship. He later trained in interventional cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at Texas Children’s Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Patel worked as Chief of adult congenital heart disease, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University where he performed complex interventions and device implantations and established the Melody Valve Program. He also did a dedicated year of Structural Heart Disease fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital, where he worked with pioneers in this field.
Dr. Gwin Robbins has practiced cardiology since 1971 in the Memphis area. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and completed his cardiovascular surgery residency at Emory Medical Center in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Robbins is an avid fly fisherman and enjoys spending time outdoors with his grandchildren.
Erin Ortiz, NP
Erin Ortiz has been a nurse practitioner in cardiology since 2014. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and her Post-Master’s Certificate from the University of Memphis. Her favorite part of her job is communicating with patients in a way that helps them understand what is going on with their heart. Born and raised in the Memphis area, Erin loves serving the people of this unique city and looks forward to a long and happy career of caring and learning.
Our Valve Clinic specializes in the TAVR procedure and offers comprehensive care for patients with aortic stenosis. To schedule an appointment, call us at 901-763-0200.
Methodist Valve Clinic
7460 Wolf River Blvd.
Germantown, TN 38138