Chesapeake & Washington Heart Care Physicians

Chesapeake & Washington Heart Care’s team is committed to excellence and takes pride in providing the highest quality cardiac care.
Our team is comprised of experienced and knowledgeable cardiologists that are dedicated to providing patient satisfaction.

Terence Bertele, M.D.

Dr. Bertele is the Medical Director of Chesapeake & Washington Heart Care. He graduated from New York University and trained in medicine at George Washington University Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital. He has special interests in pacemaker and AICD management and atrial fibrillation treatment strategies.

Awail Sadiq, M.D.

Dr. Sadiq is a board-certified Cardiologist and Interventional Cardiologist. Dr. Sadiq completed
his training in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at University of Nebraska, Omaha, and completed his training in Internal Medicine at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sadiq has a special interest in treating patients with coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and valvular heart disease.

Roquell Wyche, M.D.

Dr. Wyche received her M.D. from George Washington University, and trained in Internal Medicine at Washington Hospital Center. After completing her Cardiology Fellowship at Howard University Hospital, she had advanced training in cardiovascular imaging at Washington Hospital Center. As a cardiovascular specialist, she advocates for promoting health and increasing awareness of cardiovascular disease, especially in women.

Herman Gist, M.D.

Dr. Gist is an experienced
non-invasive and Interventional Cardiologist. He completed his fellowship in Cardiology at Emory University, and Interventional Cardiology fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has received past recognition in Washingtonian Magazine’s Washington’s Top Doctors. He is dedicated to improving clinical outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, valvular heart disease, and hypertension.

Samuel Itscoitz, M.D.

Dr. Itscoitz is a board-certified Cardiologist with a special interest in hypertension and cholesterol disorders. Dr. Itscoitz completed a Cardiology fellowship at the Peter-Bent Brigham Hospital, a world-famous teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard University.
Dr. Itscoitz has repeatedly
received Top Doctors recognition in Washington and Checkbook Magazine.

Judy Pham, PA-C

Judy Pham completed her undergraduate degree in Biology and subsequently earned her master’s degree in physician assistance studies. She has been a Physician Assistant in a variety of different specialties including Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Neurosurgery, Hematology/Oncology, and internal Medicine Hospitalist prior to joining Chesapeake & Washington Heart Care. Outside of work, she has volunteered for Meals On Wheels delivering food to the elderly, participated in a mission trip to South Africa to raise HIV awareness, and was a vice chair for Anne Arundel Commission for Women, advocating for women’s roles in every aspects of society.

Shannon Gilliam, PA-C

Shannon Gilliam is a board-certified Physician Assistant. She has a master’s degree from George Washington University in Exercise Physiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation. She completed her Physician Assistant training from Kings College in Wilkes Barre, PA in 2003. Her experience as a Physician Assistant includes critical care, vascular surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology and pulmonary. She enjoys management of hospitalized patients and has interest in peripheral vascular disease as well as management of long-term cardiovascular illness.

Mamata Blon, PA-C Bio

Mamata Blon, PA-C, completed her undergraduate degree in Medical Laboratory Science, and subsequently earned her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She has worked as a Hospitalist Physician Assistant for two years with responsibilities for managing acute care and post-operative patients.