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Dr. Malik enjoys spending time with family and helps to run a free medical clinic in the Lehigh Valley.

Shehzad M. Malik, M.D.

Non-Invasive Cardiology

School: 

  • St. George's University College of Medicine

 

Cardiology Fellowship:

  • Drexel University College of Medicine
     

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Diplomate of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology 
     

Education:

  • BA from The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • MD from St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indie

  • Internal Medicine Internship, Internal Medicine Residency, and Cardiology Fellowship at Drexel University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

 
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Dr. Ahmed brings with him over 14 yrs. of clinical, academic, and administrative experience as a consultant cardiologist, associate professor, and director of echocardiography. He has held leading positions in cardiology in the United States as well as Asia and the Middle East, including serving as a consultant cardiologist to a royal family.

Waqas Ahmed, MD, F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E.

Non-Invasive Cardiology

School: 

  • University of Punjab, Pakistan
     

Cardiology Fellowship:

  • University of South Alabama Hospitals
     

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine                          

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Echocardiography
     

Medical Associations and Certifications:

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology

  • Fellow, Society of Echocardiography

Education:

  • University of Punjab, Pakistan

  • Residency: University of South Alabama Hospitals

  • Fellowship: University of South Alabama Hospitals

 
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Dr. Paranicas enjoys gardening and is an excellent cook!

Jamie D. Paranicas, M.D., F.A.C.C

Non-Invasive Cardiology

School: 

  • Hahnemann University College of Medicine
     

Cardiology Fellowship:

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
     

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine

  • Cardiovascular Disease
     

Special Medical Interests:

  • Women and Heart Disease

  • Heart Failure
     

Medical Associations/Certifications:

  • American College of Cardiology, fellow 

  • American Medical Association

  • American College of Physicians

  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Education:

  • BA from Fordham University, New York, NY  

  • MD from Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA  

  • Internal Medicine Residency at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA  

  • Cardiology Fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

 
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Dr. Smolinski enjoys spending time with his his wife Elise, and his four children. In his spare time Dr. Smolinski is an avid reader. He is a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars as well as a life member of the National Rifle Association.

William J. Smolinski, D.O., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P, F.A.S.N.C.

Non-Invasive Cardiology

School: 

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry
     

Cardiology Fellowship:

  • Guthrie Clinic / Robert Packer Hospital
     

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Nuclear Cardiology

  • Adult Echocardiography

  • Coronary CT Angiography, Level II

 

Specialties:

  • Preventive Cardiology

  • Congestive Heart Failure

  • Women's Heart Issues

  • ACLS Instructor 

 

Medical Associations/Certifications:

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians

  • Fellow, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

  • Diplomate of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology


Awards:

  • Army Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Certificate of Recognition -- Operation Desert Storm

  • National Defense Service Medal

  • AMA Physician Recognition Award (July 1998 - July 2001; and August 1995 - August 1998)

 

Military Awards:

  • U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program

  • Military Rank: Major, U.S. Army 7/9/91-11/14/95

  • AMED Officers Basics Course

  • National defense Service Medal

  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

  • Armed Service Rhythm

  • United Logistics Support Command, Somalia

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Operation Restore to Continued Hope

  • Combat Patch Third Army, Operation Restore to Continued Hope, Somalia

  • Honorable Discharge 11/14/95 

 

Education:

  • BS from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

  • MS From Georgetown University, Washington, DC

  • DO from University of Medicine and Dentistry, Stratford, NJ

  • Internal Medicine Internship at University Medical Center, Stratford, NJ

  • Internal Medicine Residency at Allentown Affiliated Hospitals, Allentown, PA

  • Cardiology Fellowship at Guthrie Clinic/Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA

 
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Danielle is a native to the Lehigh Valley. She has been a Physician Assistant for over 9 years! Her level of confidence and determination makes her a force to be reckoned with. Apart from being an amazing PA she is a outstanding wife and mother who loves the outdoors and great food!

Danielle J Westgate, PA-C

Non-Invasive Cardiology

School: 

  • DeSales University
     

Cardiology Fellowship:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants 

  • American Heart Association 
     

Special interests:

  • Preventative Cardiology

  • Weight Loss

  • Nutrition and Fitness

Board Certifications:                       

  • Board Certified Physician Assistant via NCCPA​
     

​Education:

  • B.S in Medical Technology from DeSales University

  • M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies from DeSales University

Professional Memberships/Licenses:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

  • American Heart Association

  • ACLS/PALS/BLS

  • Pennsylvania Allopathic License

  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic License