Cape Fear Cardiology

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  • CFCA sweeps the top three positions for Best Cardiology/Cardiologist Practice in Fayetteville.
    #1 Dr. Michael Hodges
    #2 Dr. Martin Bacon
    #3 Dr. Robert Kastner
  • Cape Fear Cardiology Associates sponsors In Step With the Beat
  • Voted Best Cardiology Group 2012
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  • First in FayettevilleFirst in Fayettevile

    Cape Fear Cardiology Associates proudly announces that they were the First in Fayetteville to receive accreditation on their Nuclear Cardiology and Echo labs.


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    Meet the CFCA Physicians


    Our Board Certified Cardiologists are also trained in many areas of special expertise. Physicians frequently consult each other to address a patient’s problem, so all our patients benefit from this wide range of specialization.

    About our credential designations:

    • F.A.C.P. – Fellow of the American College of Physicians
    • F.A.C.C. – Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
    • F.A.S.N.C. – Fellow of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
    • D.O - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    • F.S.C.A.I. - Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

    Dr. Timothy P. Blair Timothy P. Blair, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C.

    CFC Member since 1990

    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease
    • Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
    • M.D. Degree: University of Virginia
    • Undergraduate Degree: Princeton University, Cum Laude

    Dr. Blair served as Consultant in Cardiology to the Office of the Attending Physician, United States Congress. He also served as Director of the Coronary Care Unit, Director of the Hyperlipidemic Clinic, and in other leadership positions at the National Naval Medical Center.

    Dr. Stephen M. Ginn Stephen M. Ginn, M.D., F.A.C.C.

    CFC Member since 1992

    • Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
    • Fellowship in Cardiology: University of Pittsburgh, PA
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
    • M.D. Degree: Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
    • Undergraduate Degree: Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

    Dr. Ginn extended his residency for an additional year to serve in a leadership position as Chief Resident at the Medical College of Ohio. He is Medical Director of the Catheterization Laboratory, Noninvasive Cardiac Services and Cardiac Rehabilitation at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

    Dr. Thor E. Klang Thor E. Klang, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.

    CFC Member since 1995

    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
    • Fellowships in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
    • M.D. Degree: New York Medical College
    • Undergraduate Degree: State University of New York at Albany, Magna Cum Laude

    Dr. Klang’s special training includes high volume balloon angioplasty, intracoronary stenting, directional and rotational artherectomy and laser angioplasty. He has served as Chief of the Cardiovascular System of Cape Fear Valley Medical Health Center.

    Dr. Martin E. Bacon Martin E. Bacon, M.D., F.A.C.C.

    CFC Member since 1996

    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease
    • Fellowship in Cardiology: Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA
    • Fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA
    • M.D. Degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    • Undergraduate Degree: U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

    Dr. Bacon’s experience includes serving as White House Physician. He also served as Medical Officer on the U.S.S. Iwo Jima and U.S.S. San Diego, and as Staff Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist and Head of Cardiovascular Division at the National Naval Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

    Dr. Robert J. Kastner Robert J. Kastner, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.N.C.

    CFC Member since 1998

    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology
    • Fellowship in Cardiology: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
    • Fellowship in Nuclear Cardiology: University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
    • M.D. Degree: University of Maryland, Baltimore, Magna Cum Laude
    • Undergraduate Degree: Towson State University, Towson, MD, Summa Cum Laude

    Dr. Kastner’s experience includes Medical Department Head for the U.S.S. Charleston. He also served in several leadership positions at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, including Director of the Anticoagulation Clinic, and Cardiology Director/Nuclear Cardiology. Served as Assistant Cardiology Fellowship Director at Bethesda and at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

    Dr. Srinivias Munugoti Srinivas Munugoti, M.D., F.A.C.C.

    CFC Member since 2003

    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease; certified in Nuclear Cardiology by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
    • Certified in Cardiac CT by Society for Cardiovascular CT.
    • Fellowship in Cardiology: State University of New York at Buffalo
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: State University of New York at Buffalo
    • M.D. Degree: Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India

    Prior to joining Cape Fear Cardiology, Dr. Munugoti was an associate with Delaware Cardiovascular Associates in Dover. He served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo. A native of India, Dr. Munugoti became a U.S. citizen in 1997.

    Dr. Michael C. Hodges Michael C. Hodges, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C.

    CFC Member since 2004

    • Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease; certified in Nuclear Cardiology by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
    • Certified in Cardio CT by Society for Cardiovascular CT
    • Fellowship in Cardiology: Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, TX
    • M.D. Degree: University of Miami School of Medicine, FL
    • M.S. Degree: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
    • Undergraduate Degree: Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

    Dr. Hodges served on active duty in the Army Medical Corps for 11 years, including a year in a combat support hospital in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He also served as Chief of Cardiology at Womack Army Medical Center, and as Chief Medical Resident at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in Fort Bliss, Texas.

    Dr. Brenda May-DePaola Brenda May-DePaola, D.O., F.A.C.C.

    CFC Member since 2008

    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease; certified in Nuclear Cardiology by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
    • Fellowship in Cardiology: Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA
    • D.O. Degree: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Undergraduate Degree: Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

    Dr. DePaola served as General Medical Officer on the U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower. She was also appointed Director of the Congestive Heart Failure/Transplant Clinic and Cardiac Rehabilitation at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She served as an active duty Naval Officer for 11 years.

    Sumit Kalra, M.D. Sumit Kalra, M.D.

    CFC Member since 2012

    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
    • Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease; East Tennessee State University
    • Medical School: Indira Gandhi Medical College, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla India
    • Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: East Tennessee State University and University of Delhi, Delhi, India

    Prior to joining Cape Fear Cardiology Associates, Dr. Kalra was Chief Fellow at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Kalra has been actively involved in patient care and research. He has won several awards, including Outstanding resident as well as Outstanding fellow awards. He has special interest in Nuclear cardiac imaging, Transthoracic echocardiography and Transesophageal echocardiography.

    Mr. Dylan Miller, N.P. Mr. Dylan Miller, N.P.

    CFC Member since 2007

    As a Nurse Practitioner focusing on adult patients, Dylan Miller has spent most of his career in the specialty field of Cardiology.  He earned both his Bachelor's of Science and Master's of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Mr. Miller's experience includes working in Cardiovascular Surgery, Endoscopy, and Interventional Cardiology in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab.  He is an Associate member of the American College of Cardiology and a Certified Instructor of Advanced Cardiac Life Support.  

    Mr. Steven Dzama, P.A. Mr. Steven Dzama, P.A.

    CFC Member since 2008

    As a Physician Assistant at Cape Fear Cardiology, Steven Dzama plays a key role in patient care. He earned his Masters Degree in Medical Science from the Physician Assistant Program at Methodist University. Prior to his career as a Physician Assistant, Mr. Dzama served for nearly 25 years in the U.S. Air Force. During his tenure, he maintained life saving equipment and provided ground and water survival instruction to aircrew members. He is a Gulf war veteran and retired from the USAF at Pope AFB in October 1999, where he was superintendent of life support operations. Mr. Dzama has also volunteered in the community as an Emergency Medical Technician.