Andrew J.P. Klein, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, earned his bachelor's degree from University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his residency in internal medicine at University of California San Francisco. He then completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at University of Colorado Health Sciences and a fellowship in clinical research at the University of Wisconsin.
Prior to joining Piedmont, Dr. Klein was in practice at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis where he served as the Director of Cardiovascular Disease Research and the Director of the Endovascular Laboratory. While there, he was named for the last 3 years as one of St. Louis's Top Doctors by Saint Louis Magazine. Board certified in endovascular medicine, vascular medicine, interventional cardiology and cardiovascular diseases and internal medicine, Dr. Klein is an fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention.(SCAI). An expert in complex coronary and peripheral intervention, he is a member of several SCAI committees.
In his spare time, Dr. Klein enjoys spending time with family, including his spouse Christina Klein, M.D., who is a transplant physician at Piedmont, and their two beautiful children. Dr. Klein is an avid exercise fanatic having run several marathons and triathlons. He is also an outdoor enthusiast having backpacked across Joshua Tree National Park and summited Half Dome with Christina when they were residents together at UCSF. The entire Klein family are skiers and look forward to returning each year to the mountains for moguls, deep powder and glade skiing. Dr. Klein welcomes new patients and accepts most insurance plans.
Dr. Deering graduated summa cum laude from the Yale University School of Medicine in 1980. He completed his medical and cardiac electrophysiology training at Yale and Tufts New England Medical Center. After serving as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Yale between 1986 and 1989 he moved to Atlanta and joined the staff of Piedmont Hospital, where he has practiced since that time. Dr. Deering is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians and the Heart Rhythm Society. Dr. Deering has participated in a number of arrhythmia research trials and remains active in cardiac arrhythmia research. He serves as a reviewer for several major cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology journals. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles on a variety of arrhythmia-related topics. He has served as a speaker and moderator at many national and international cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology meetings. He is an active member of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS); has served on a number of HRS committees and task forces; and presently serves as chair of the HRS Membership Committee. Dr. Deering's primary area of interest is centered upon the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias and the treatment and education of patients with cardiac arrhythmias and congestive heart failure. He currently is in practice with the Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians group and based at the Piedmont Hospital campus. He does see patients in a number of arrhythmia outreach clinics at several additional Piedmont Heart Institute locations.
Jensine Chemmalakuzhy is a board-certified adult gerontology nurse practitioner. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Emory University.
Jensine treats a variety of cardiovascular diseases, including coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, valve disease, atrial fibrillation, hypertension and hyperlipidemia.
In her spare time, Jensine enjoys hiking, spending time with her family and traveling. She is an active member of the Georgia Indian Nurses Association and currently serves as the APRN chair. She is also a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor’s Society American Association of Nurse Practitioners.