Meet the Experts

Springfield, IL 


By choosing Prairie Heart Institute, you have the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have selected the recognized leader and innovator in heart and vascular care. Cardiologists and cardiac surgeons at Prairie Heart Institute are highly trained, nationally renowned experts who are pioneering exciting new ways to provide world-class heart and vascular care here at home.

Gregory Mishkel MD | Meet the Experts
Gregory J. Mishkel, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I., F.S.V.M.
Executive Medical Director, Prairie Heart Institute

Surgical Team:

Jeffrey Christy MD | Meet the Experts
Jeffrey P. Christy, M.D.
Raja Gopaldas MD | Meet the Experts
Raja R. Gopaldas, M.D.

Cardiology Team:

Shobashalini Chokkalingam MD | Meet the Experts
Chokkalingam, M.D.
John Gill MD | Meet the Experts
John B. Gill, M.D
Sachin Goel MD | Meet the Experts
Sachin S. Goel, M.D.
Jeffrey Goldstein MD | Meet the Experts
Jeffrey A. Goldstein, M.D.
Nilesh Goswami MD | Meet the Experts
Nilesh J. Goswami, M.D.
Shailesh Nandish MD | Meet the Experts
Shailesh Nandish, M.D.
Nasar Nallamothu MD | Meet the Experts
Nasar Nallamothu, M.D.
Robert Woodruff MD | Meet the Experts
Robert C. Woodruff, M.D.
Vincent Zuck, MD | Meet the Experts
Vincent P. Zuck, M.D.

Valve Clinic Team: 

Valve Clinic Team
(Left to Right)
Heather S. Hupp, LPN
Shelly A. Challans, RN, MSN, CNL
Kurtis A. Heil RN, BSN

Research Team 

(Prairie Research & Education Cooperative –PERC):
Raegan Hamrick RN | Research Team
Raegan Hamrick, RN,
Christine Shugart RN | Research Team
Christine Shugart RN,