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Our Experts

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Michael P. Flaherty, M.D., Ph.D. 

Dr. Flaherty specializes in advanced percutaneous structural heart repair, his primary
focus is high-risk, pVAD-supported percutaneous coronary interventions. Over the past 8
years, Dr. Flaherty built and directed the interventional and structural cardiology
programs at the UofL. He received his training at Johns Hopkins University in advanced
percutaneous coronary, structural and peripheral interventions. Below are his specific
areas of interest.

Education

Undergraduate School: 

BA, Biology

Franklin College, Indiana 

Graduate School: 

MS, Molecular Biology
Purdue University

Ph.D., Physiology and Biophysics 

University of Louisville School of Medicine 

Clinical Specialty:

  • Percutaneous coronary interventions; including high risk procedures requiring percutaneous mechanical support

  • Percutaneous peripheral arterial interventions

  • Treatment of adult congenital heart disease: patent foramen ovale, atrial septal defects, pulmonic valvular stenosis and patent ductus arteriosus

  • Percutaneous treatment of valvular stenosis including aortic (transcatheter aortic valve replacement [TAVR]) and mitral (Mitra-clip repair and mitral valvuloplasty) and pulmonic stenosis

  • Alcohol-induced myocardial septal ablation

Residencies: 

Boston University School of Medicine 

Fellowships: 

Cardiovascular Disease, University of Louisville 

Interventional Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University

Medical School: 

M.D. 
University of Louisville School of Medicine 

Clinical Research Interests:

  • Percutaneous hemodynamic support for high-risk PCI

  • Percutaneous hemodynamic support in cardiogenic shock complicated by acute MI

  • Percutaneous aortic valve replacement

Board Certifications:

Internal Medicine 

Cardiovascular Disease 

Interventional Cardiology

Chris N. Anggelis, M.D. 

Dr. Anggelis specializes in the management of adult cardiovascular disease. He received
his training at Emory University in advanced cardiovascular medicine. Below are his
specific areas of interest.

Education

Undergraduate School: 

Degree

University of Kentucky 

Graduate School: 

MS Biology 

University of Kentucky

Medical School: 

M.D. 
University of Louisville School of Medicine 

Clinical Specialty:

  • Formerly specialized in percutaneous coronary interventions

  • Adult echocardiography

  • Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine

Residencies: 

Wake Forest University

Fellowships: 

Cardiovascular Disease, Emory University 

Interventional Cardiology, Emory University 

Board Certifications:

Internal Medicine 

Cardiovascular Disease 

Connie P. Anggelis, M.D. 

Dr. Anggelis specializes in the management of adult cardiovascular disease. She received
her training at Emory University in advanced cardiovascular medicine. Below are her
specific areas of interest.

Education

Undergraduate School: 

Degree

Western Kentucky University

Medical School: 

M.D. 
University of Louisville School of Medicine 

Clinical Specialty:

  • Adult echocardiography

  • Nuclear Cardiology & Stress Testing

  • Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine

Residencies: 

Wake Forest University

Fellowships: 

Cardiovascular Disease, Emory University 

Board Certifications:

Internal Medicine 

Cardiovascular Disease 

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