Dr. Lendel is originally from Russia and moved to Nova Scotia in 2000 for a fellowship to study medicine. He completed his residency, cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowship at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in 2007. He then went into private practice at the Memphis Heart Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Lendel has been at Arkansas Heart Hospital since August, 2011. His accomplishments include many medical and academic distinctions. Dr. Lendel has participated in many medical research studies and has spent time volunteering in hospitals and nursing homes. He currently resides in Little Rock with his wife, who is an endocrinologist, and his two daughters. Dr. Lendel’s personal interests include music, reading and athletics, especially soccer, hiking, running and fishing.