The physicians of Advanced Heart Care are committed to the highest level of patient care while offering a full range of diagnostic, interventional preventative and treatment services. You will take comfort knowing that each of the cardiologists on staff is not only highly skilled after attending some of the nations most prestigious training programs, they are also Board Certified, many hold two or three additional Certifications.

While we know training and skills are important, we also know that finding a Doctor who is patient, willing to listen, and approachable can be just as critical when it comes to treating you or your loved one’s heart. Advanced Heart Care takes extraordinary measures when hiring any new staff members to ensure each patient is treated with kindness and professionalism.

You can learn more about each of the outstanding physicians and nurse practitioners who make up Advanced Heart Care below:

Adam R. Shapira, M.D.
Dr. Adam Shapira was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky and joined Advanced Heart Care in 2008, offering cardiac electrophysiology services.

David N. Edwards, M.D.

David N. Edwards, M.D.
Dr. David Edwards is a fifth generation Texan! Although he was born and raised in Dallas, his family was one of the first families to arrive in Panola County in 1837.

Donald Wurzburg, M.D.

Donald Wurzburg, M.D.
Dr. Donald Wurzburg grew up in Southern California and joined Advanced Heart Care in 2001. He loves to meet new patients and help improve their health and wellbeing.

Jason S. Finkelstein, M.D.

Jason S. Finkelstein, M.D.
Dr. Jason Finkelstein was born and raised in Long Island, New York and joined Advanced Heart Care in July 2007. Dr. Finkelstein is our full-time physician in the growing Decatur practice.

Manuel Cruz, M.D.

Manuel Cruz, M.D.
Dr. Cruz is skilled in all aspects of interventional cardiology including the use of stents and other state-of-the-art technologies in the cardiac cath laboratory. He also focuses on diagnostic cardiology including transesophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography and nuclear imaging.

Ali A. Mithani, M.D.
Dr. Mithani grew up in Chicago and joined Advanced Heart Care in 2017. He loves to meet new patients and offer cutting edge cardiac electrophysiology services.

Dat Nguyen, DO, RPVI

Dat Nguyen, DO, RPVI
Dr Nguyen enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He is very avid with his health and fitness and enjoys doing cardio exercise and free weightlifting. Additionally, Dr. Nguyen is fluent in Vietnamese.

Sanjeev Trehan, M.D.
Dr Trehan graduated with honors from Christian Medical College Vellore, India. He then pursued Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University, DC General Hospital followed by Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Fellowship at the University of Utah.

Ryan Mandell, D.O.
Dr. Ryan Mandell is originally from Colorado Springs, Colorado, He joined Advanced Heart Care in 2015. In his free time, Dr. Mandell enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah and their 3 children. He enjoys playing and watching sports, including basketball, frisbee golf and football.

Brian T Blatt, DO, FACC, FHRS, CCDS

Brian T Blatt, DO, FACC, FHRS, CCDS
Dr. Blatt spent much of his educational and early carrier years in New Jersey and Massachusetts’s. Also practicing for a short time at a private practice in Bangor, Maine. He and his family currently live in McKinney, Texas. He enjoys outdoor activities, like cycling and hiking.

Mistie Granberry, FNP
Mistie is a native Texan, she grew up in Garland, Texas and moved to the Fort Worth area in 2004. She graduated from El Centro College with an Associates Degree in Nursing in 2003.

Jill Ballantine

Jill Ballantine
Physician Assistant Jill Ballantine, graduated from Texas A&M and the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Lesley-Anne (Annie) Friedman

Lesley-Anne (Annie) Friedman
Annie, a native California girl, knew from early in her childhood she wanted to follow in her parents footsteps and make a career in medicine.

Katie Brown
Katie Brown has been a board certified nurse practitioner since 2018. A Kansas native, she obtained her Bachelors of nursing in 2012 from Newman University in Wichita, KS and then moved to Texas to start her career at The Heart Hospital Baylor.

Jennifer Eatherly

Jennifer Eatherly
Jennifer obtained an undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011. She later received a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Tyler. She has been a nurse practitioner with Advanced Heart Care since 2017.

Amy Sproles

Amy Sproles, P.A.
Amy Sproles is originally from Southern California, she joined Advanced Heart Care in 2022.
She attended the University of California Santa Barbara and obtained a Batchelor’s degree in Biopsychology.