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:
CFC Member since 1990
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.
CFC Member since 1992
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.
CFC Member since 1995
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.
CFC Member since 1996
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.
CFC Member since 1998
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.
CFC Member since 2003
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.
CFC Member since 2004
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.
CFC Member since 2008
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.
CFC Member since 2012
Prior to joining Cape Fear Cardiology Associates, Dr. Mehta was on faculty at Georgia Health Sciences University ( GHSU ) as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology. He was actively involved in research, teaching, and patient care with an emphasis on cardiac arrhythmia care. He performs pacemaker implantation, defibrillator implantation, electrophysiologic studies, and cardiac ablation procedures for arrhythmias.
CFC Member since 2012
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.
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.
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.