Our “A” team of Board Certified Interventional Cardiologists is committed to
bringing you compassionate care that instills confidence. They are active in
clinical research with numerous published works and have devoted their
careers to delivering treatments that intervene with heart disease while
producing the minimum amount of physical and mental stress.

We offer the least invasive testing possible in order to get accurate diagnostic
information and will help you make lifestyle and/or medication changes that
can positively influence your health. If additional measures are needed, our
extensive experience with revolutionary drug eluding stents and other treatment
options can help you make the best decision for your needs.

Tejinder S. Mander, M.D., FACC

H. Paul Singh, M.D., FACC
William Merhi, DO


Tejinder S. Mander, M.D., FACC
Board Certifications
1988 American Board of Internal Medicine
1993 American Board of Cardiovascular Disease
2001 Diplomat in Interventional Cardiology

Staff Appointments
1991 - present Attending Physician
Spectrum Health’s Butterworth and Blodgett campuses;
Metropolitan Hospital; and Saint Mary's Hospital

1991 - present Consulting Staff
Spectrum Health’s United Memorial and Kelsey Campuses
United Memorial Hospital (Greenville) and Kelsey Memorial Hospital (Lakeview)

Cardiology Fellowship
1988 - 1991 West Virginia Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia

Internship & Residency
1/82 - 6/82 Radiology Fellowship
5/84 - 6/85 House Officer at Hyde Park Community Hospital, Chicago IL
1985 - 1988 Prince George's Hospital Center, Cheverly MD

Professional Affiliations
American College of Cardiology
American Medical Association
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H. Paul Singh, M. D., FACC



Board Certifications
1999 Board Certified; Diplomat in Interventional Cardiology
1993 Board Certified; American Board of Cardiology
1990 Board Certified; American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate certified in the subspecialty of Nuclear Cardiology 2005 - 2015

Staff Appointments
1991 - present Attending Physician
Spectrum Health’s Butterworth, Blodgett, United Memorial
and Kelsey Campuses; Metropolitan Hospital; and Saint Mary's Hospital

Teaching Experiences
2002 Clinical Faculty, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
1992 - 1993 Instructor, West Virginia University, Section of Cardiology.
1990 - July 1993 Teaching of Medical Students and Residents,
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV.
1987 - 1990 Teaching of Medical Students and Interns,
Prince George Hospital Center, Cheverly

Publications
Abstracts
Morise AP, Singh HP, Duval R; Evaluation for "Gender Bias in the Post Exercise
Test Management of Outpatients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease"
.,
Vol 21, P32A, 1992.

Singh HP, Morise AP, Duval RD; "Incremental Discrimination of ST Segment
Derived Variables in Patients Undergoing Diagnostic Exercise Electrocardiography"
,
Clinical Research; Vol. 40, No. 2, P405A, 1992.

Singh HP, Schmidt SB, Jain AC; "Effect of Postural Changes on Transmitral Velocity
in Myocardial Infarction Patients",
Clinical Research; Vol 40, No. 2, P405A, 1992.

Samdarshi TE, Change LL, Balal RS, Singh HP, Mehta RH, Nath H, Nanda NC;
“Transesophageal Color Doppler Echocardiography in Assessing Proximal Coronary
Artery Disease"
. JACC; March 1990.

Singh HP, Avasthi GL, Katyal JC, Aggarwal SP; "Study of Copper, Zinc, Calcium
and Magnesium in Chronic Renal Failure".


Papers
Samdarshi TE, Nanda NC, Fall RP, Gatewood JR, Ballal RS, Chang LK, Singh HP,
Nath HD, Kirklin JE, Pacifico AD; "Usefulness and Limitations of Transesophageal
Echocardiography in the Assessment of Proximal Coronary Artery Stenosis”.
JAAC; Vol 19, No. 3, March 1, 1192:572-580.

Thesis
Singh HP, Avasthi GL, Katyal JC, Aggarwal SP; "Study of Copper, Zinc, Calcium
and Magnesium in Chronic Renal Failure".
Approved M.D. Thesis by Punjab University,
Chandugarh India 1984.

Research Studies
(SAFE) H. Paul Singh, Principle Investigator. Measure the incidence of atrial fibrillation
within a 12-month follow-up period in pacemaker patients with sick sinus syndrome
and no prior history of atrial fib. Sponsor - Guidant.

(REPLACE I) H. Paul Singh, Sub Investigator. Angiomax in PTCA. Sponsor –
Medicine Company.

(OPERA) H. Paul Singh, Principle Investigator. Double blind hypertensive study using
omapatrilat. Sponsor - Bristol-Myers Squibb.

(OCTAVE) H. Paul Singh, Principle Investigator. Double blind study using omapatrilat.
Sponsor - Bristol-Myers Squibb.

(IMPACT) H. Paul Singh, Principle Investigator. Lipid study using a combination drug
of lovastatin and niacin. Sponsor - Kos.

(FIRE STUDY) (Sub-investigator). Use of filter wire in saphenous Vein graft interventions.

(BLAZE STUDY) (Sub-investigator). Use of second-generation Filter Wire in saphenous
vein graft interventions.

(TAXUS V) Study (Sub-investigator). Prospective, Randomized Trial Evaluating the
Slow-Release Formulation of Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent in the Treatment of Coronary
Artery Disease.

(TAXUS-ISR) Study (Sub-investigator). Prospective, Randomized Trial evaluating
the Slow-Release Formulation of Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent in the Treatment
of In-stent Restenosis.

(EASE) Study. H. Paul Singh, Principle Investigator. Ezetimibe Add-On to Statin for
Effectiveness Trial.

(ENLIGHTEN I) registry. (Sub investigator) Clinical Outcomes of the MULTI-LINK
MINI VISION RX Coronary Stent System in vessel diameters 2.0 mm to 2.5 mm.


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William Merhi, DO

Experience
July 2007 - Present      West Michigan Cardiology

Staff Appointments  
Sept 2007 - Present     Attending Physician
Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus
100 Michigan, NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49503
Sept 2007 - Present     Attending Physician
Spectrum Health Blodgett Campus
 1840 Wealthy, SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49506

Aug 2007 - Present     Attending Physician
  Saint Mary's Health Care
200 Jefferson Ave, SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan  49503 

Sept 2007 - Present     Attending Physician
Metro Health Hospital
5900 Byron Center
Wyoming, Michigan 49519

Honors
April 2003:  Walter J. Zimmerman Award of Excellence for Outstanding Clinical Judgment,
Leadership and Integrity - William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI  (May 30, 2003).

April 2002:  Resident of the Year/Award of Excellence - William Beaumont Hospital, Royal
Oak, MI  (2001-2002).

April 2001:  Intern of the Year/Award of Excellence - William Beaumont Hospital, Royal
Oak, MI  (2000-2001).

January 1999:  Recommended for honors during cardiac intensive care unit at Henry Ford
Hospital.

Academic Excellence Award - Fall and Spring semesters 1995 and 1996, Michigan State
University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI.

Letters of Commendation in Pathology (6/96), physiology (10/95), neuroscience (5/996),
pharmacology (6/96) and respiratory system - MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine.

June 1994:  Summa Cum Laude, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Submitted Abstracts
A Randomized Trial of Temporary Bi-Ventricular Pacing In Patients With Cardiomyopathy
Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.  Co-Investigator Submitted to AHA 11/05.

Inflammation is Correlated With Diastolic Dysfunction in Women.  Accepted for poster
presentation ACC 5/7/05.

Impact of Induced Core Hypothermia On The Electrocardiogram:  Observations From
the Cool MI Study.  Co-investigator.  Accepted for oral presentation AHA 11/04 and
Beaumont research forum (oral presentation) 6/8/05.

Stabilization of Renal Function With Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation Therapy
In Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. 
Submitted to ACC 4/05.

Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in Post-Bypass Patients With Depressed Left Ventricular
Function:  Is There A Role For Propafenone In The Post Cast Era?  Submitted to AHA 11/04.

Complications Of Pregnancy and Risk of Premature Coronary Artery Disease.  Submitted to
ACC 9/03.

Therapy With Statins May Delay The Occurrence of Malignant Ventricular Arrhythmias in
High Risk Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.  Accepted for poster presentation
NASPE 4/01.

Research Projects
Beta Blockers For Resuscitation Of In-Hospital Ventricular Fibrillation or Pulseless
Ventricular Tachycardia:  "The SHOCK and BLOCK Trial"

Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Trial
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI--David E. Haines, MD, Mentor
Primary Investigator;  Awaiting FDA approval for Investigational new drug.
Awarded Medtronic Grant ($50,000)

Acute Low Density Lipoprotein Aphersis In Patients Presenting With An Acute Inferior
Myocardial Infarction or High Risk Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Prospective, Randomized, Safety and Efficacy Trial
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI--Cindy L. Grines, MD, Mentor
Primary Investigator; awaiting HIC approval
Awarded Research Grant ($260,000)

A Prospective, Safety and Efficacy Study To Evaluate Treatment With Acute ApoA1
Milano Therapy on Plaque Regression For Patients With Multiple Unstable Coronary
Stenoses Presenting With An Acute MI.

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI--Cindy L. Grines, MD, mentor
Primary Investigator; Awaiting HIC approval for phase II clinical trial

Electrocardiographic Manifestations of Hypothermia:  The Cool MI Investigators.

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI--David Haines, mentor
Co-Investigator

Outcomes of the CPR in Relationship to the Telemetry Status and Cardiac Rhythm at the
Time of Cardiac Arrest:  The Beaumont Experience.

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI--William W. O'Neill, MD, mentor
Co-Investigator; Retrospective Chart Review

Publications
Syncope In A Young Man:  The Brugada Syndrome
W Merhi, M Rabah, J Mustapha and DL Glancy
Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings 2002; 15:329-331.

Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Device In Acute Myocardial Infarction and
Cardiogenic Shock
W Merhi, S Dixon, WW O'Neill, GS Hanzel, PA McCullough.
Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine 2005; 6(2): 118-123.
Changes In B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels in Hemodialysis and The Effect Of

Depressed Left Ventricular Function.
DM Safely, A Awad, RA Sullivan, KR Sandberg, I Mourad, M Boulware, W Merhi and
PA McCullough.
Advances In Chronic Kidney Disease 2005; 12(1): 117-124
Efficacy and Safety of Propafenone For The Conversion Of Atrial Fibrillation Following

Open Heart Surgery In Patients With Ejection Fractions ≤ 40%.
W Merhi, DE Haines and JK Kahn
Manuscript submitted to Clinical Cardiology
Dose Related Prolongation in QT Interval Due to Hypothermia Is Associated With
Increased Incidence of Atrial But Not Ventricular Arrhythmias:  An Electrocardiographic

Analysis of The Cooling as an Adjunctive Therapy To Percutaneous Intervention In
Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction (COOL-MI) Study
S Dukkipati, W Merhi, PS Heggunje, JA Boura, JJ Griffin, DG Rizik, ST Thambar, JP
Carroza, SR Dixon, WW O'Neill and DE Haines
Manuscript submitted to the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

ExVivo Bypass:  A Novel Approach For Treating Acute Limb Ischemia In Patients
High Risk For Surgery.
W Merhi, S Dixon, Z Turi and RD Safian
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2006; 68: 435-440.

Right Ventricular Infarction In The Elderly:  Clinical and Angiographic Predictors
of Outcome.
G Hanzel, W Merhi, JA Goldstein
Manuscript submitted to Coronary Artery Disease (accepted/pending press)

Poster Presentation
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis:  A Rare Cause of Unexplained Dyspnea and Interstitial
Lung Disease
W Merhi, D Erb.
Poster Presentation #334, American College of Physicians, Michigan Chapter, Traverse
City, MI, September, 2001 (Poster Finalist).

Primary Adrenal Lymphoma Presenting As Adrenal Insufficiency.
S Satyan, W Merhi, M Barnes
Poster Presentation #228, American College of Physicians, Michigan Chapter, Traverse
City, MI, September, 2002

Pseudomonas Aeriginosous:  A Rare Cause of Malignant Otitis Externa.
D Severnson, W Merhi, M Barnes
Poster Presentation #242, American College of Physicians, Michigan Chapter, Traverse
City, MI, September 2002.

Memberships
American College of Cardiology (Fellow in Training)
Cardiology Peer Review Committee, William Beaumont Hospital
Associate, American College of Physicians
Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons



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