Dr. Nash is a native of Mississippi. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Biology before attending the University of Mississippi School of Medicine for his M.D. degree. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Baptist Health Systems in Birmingham, AL before moving back to Mississippi to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. His Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship training was performed at East Carolina University and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. During his final year of fellowship Dr Nash had the opportunity to train under many of the doctors at Arkansas Heart Hospital. Dr Nash is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Adult Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Vascular Ultrasound. Dr. Nash enjoys spending time with his family and exploring the Arkansas outdoors. Dr. Nash and his wife, Allison, are excited to be in Little Rock and he looks forward to a long career of serving the people of Arkansas.
Dr. William Aimar Rollefson is a Little Rock cardiologist board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology and is certified as an advanced cardiovascular life support instructor. A native of Little Rock, Dr. Rollefson graduated from Hendrix College in Conway before earning his medical degree with honors from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1991. He then went to Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu to complete both his internship and residency. He completed his fellowship in cardiology at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, where he remained for several years as director of cardiovascular interventions before coming to Arkansas Heart Hospital Clinic. The recipient of numerous awards (including Outstanding Staff Teacher and Outstanding Original Research), Dr. Rollefson has been well recognized for his talents in medicine, teaching and research.
Dr. Vijay Raja is an interventional cardiologist who enjoys caring for patients with all forms of heart disease, but especially has a passion for treating patients with refractory symptoms and those needing acute interventions. He was born in New Jersey but was transplanted to Texas at age 11. He earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and then completed his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He moved back to Texas to complete his post-graduate training at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. In addition to patient care, Dr. Raja has a strong interest in health care management and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from University of Texas at Dallas during his cardiology fellowship. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, interventional cardiology and vascular medicine. He is trained to treat all forms of cardiac or peripheral artery blockages (including 100% occlusions), as well as evaluate and treat a variety of structural heart diseases (including congenital heart defects [patent foramen ovale, atrial and ventricular septal defects, patent ductus arteriosus], perivalvular defects, alcohol septal ablations, and transcatheter valve diseases). He and his wife, Dr. Grace Raja, a hematologist/oncologist with CARTI, are glad to be in Arkansas with their three young children.