Cardiologist Barry Silverman, M.D., and thoracic surgeon Anoush Jidarian, M.D., joined Piedmont Heart Institute’s medical team.
Dr. Jidarian is a graduate of UMDNJ – The New Jersey Medical School in Newark, N.J., where she completed her surgical internship and residency, serving as administrative chief resident. She completed an additional residency in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburg, Penn., as well as her fellowship in minimally invasive thoracic surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. She is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery.
A graduate of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Silverman completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. He completed his fellowship at John Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Dr. Silverman was the director of Physician Education at Northside Hospital for 30 years, and has been a member of the Emory University Department of Medicine clinical faculty for 37 years. He is board certified in cardiology and internal medicine.
Dr. Silverman’s brother, the late Mark E. Silverman, M.D., was a cardiologist at Piedmont for over 30 years, also serving as chief of cardiology, until his untimely passing in November 2008.
“We are honored to help continue his legacy as Dr. Silverman joins the Piedmont family,” said Charles L. Brown III, M.D., chief medical officer for Piedmont Heart Institute.