Cardiology – Reno

Our physicians are board certified, published & hold full-time faculty positions with the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Katrinka T Kip, MD

Dr. Kip earned her MD from the State University of New York. She completed an Internship and Residency at Tulane University Hospital and a Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Miami. Before joining the Children’s Heart Center in April 1999, Dr. Kip held the positions of Acting Division Chief and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. Dr. Kip’s practice is based primarily in Reno but she sees patients in Las Vegas and performs outreach services in Carson City. Dr. Kip is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

Joseph M Ludwick, MD

Dr. Ludwick was awarded his MD from the St. Louis University Medical School. He completed his Pediatric Residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles where he received the Chief Resident’s Award. He continued his training at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles for his Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship. He joined the Children’s Heart Center and the UNSOM faculty in 2005. Dr. Ludwick’s practice is based primarily in Reno but he also sees patients in Las Vegas and performs outreach services in Carson City.  Dr. Ludwick is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

Richard J Willes, MD

Dr. Willes received his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago. He completed his Residency in Pediatrics at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Dr. Willes completed his Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Upon completing his Fellowship in June of 2017, he moved to Reno to join the Children’s Heart Center. Dr. Willes is board certified in Pediatrics and board eligible in Pediatric Cardiology. Dr. Willes speaks Thai/Lao fluently.

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Southern NV Offices:
(702) 732-1290
(866) 732-1290

Northern NV Offices:
(775) 324-6644
(877) 732-1290

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