AboutOrlando Heart and Vascular Center

At Orlando Heart and Vascular Center, we help patients struggling with heart diseases or abnormalities that negatively impact the heart’s ability to function correctly. While these conditions may not result in immediate and severe health issues, they can cause significant risks to one’s quality of life when left untreated. The earlier we begin treatment, the higher the chance we can effectively treat the condition with fewer complications.

Part of the issue is that people may not notice the signs or symptoms of these conditions right away. General physicians are not equipped to provide the specialized treatment that cardiologists can. Fortunately, we are here to provide this treatment and customize it when necessary. Call us to schedule an appointment today.

Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology

Vineel Sompalli, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.

Dr. Vineel Sompalli is the founder and president of the Orlando Heart and Vascular Center. He is board certified in interventional cardiology and he also specializes in nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. He was previously affiliated with the Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida where he has held the position of Chairman in the Department of Cardiology. He is now affiliated with Oviedo Medical Center in Oviedo, Florida.

Dr. Sompalli received his medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Medwin Hospitals in India, as well as an additional residency at Michigan State University. Dr. Sompalli also completed two fellowships, one in interventional cardiology at the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and a second in cardiology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Sompalli has been practicing for over 20 years and has performed more than 10,000 coronary and peripheral vascular procedures. He also has years of experience with techniques such as thoracotomy, AV node ablation, and pace maker and defibrillator implantation, among other advanced cardiovascular interventions. In addition, he has spearheaded several important clinical trials that are geared toward improving intervention outcomes and overall cardiovascular health.

Dr. Sompalli is affiliated with the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Angiology, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He has also practiced in different states including Georgia, Indiana, and New York, and in addition to English, he is also fluent in Telugu.

Education & Medical Training

Maimonides Medical Center - Brooklyn, NY

  • Fellowship , Interventional Cardiology 2002
  • Cook County Hospital - Rush Presbyterian Center Chicago, IL

  • Fellowship , Cardiovascular Disease
  • Michigan State University Saginaw MI

  • Fellowship , Cardiovascular Disease
  • Osmania Medical College, Hyderpbad, India

  • Medical School
  • Certifications & License

    FL State Medical License

  • Active through 2018
  • GA State Medical License

  • Active through 2012
  • Meet Our Experienced Team of Doctors

    Shravan Ambati, M.D., F.A.C.C.

    Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Heart Rhythm Specialist

    Dr. Shravan Ambati is a cardiology, electrophysiology, and heart rhythm specialist at the Orlando Heart and Vascular Center. He is also affiliated with Florida Hospital in Orlando. Dr. Ambati is a graduate of Cornell University and he obtained his medical degree at UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School at Newark. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

    Dr. Ambati also completed a cardiology fellowship at UMDNJ Cooper University Hospital at Camden, New Jersey as well as an electrophysiology fellowship at Albert Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York.

    Dr. Ambati is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Board of Internal Medicine through which he received the professional credentials of Board Certified Electrophysiologist, Board Certified Cardiologist, and Board Certified Internist, respectively. In addition, he is board certified in cardiovascular neurology and is a member of the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association.

    Dr. Ambati specializes in cardiovascular disease and has many years of experience in clinical and invasive electrophysiology. He is professionally trained in techniques such as pacemaker and defibrillator implantations, ESI and CARTO electro-anatomic mapping systems, radiofrequency and cryo-catheter ablation, cardiac CTA and MRI, and echocardiography, among several other cardiovascular techniques.

    Dr. Ambati is also an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Central Florida School of Medicine. He currently resides in Orlando, Florida where his interests include traveling, community basketball and soccer, and novel imaging applications in electrophysiology.

    Dr. Syed Ali

    Syed Ali M.D.

    Ashish Gupta

    Ashish Gupta M.D., Ph.D.

    Matthew Shlapack

    Matthew Shlapack M.D.

    Dr. Shlapack is a Board Certified Endocrinologist who has been practicing in Florida for 8 years. He has joined Orlando Heart and Vascular Center as part of our continued growth designed to meet the medical needs of the Orlando Community.

    Dr. Shlapack completed both his Internal Medicine Residency and his Endocrinology Fellowship at The University of South Carolina, School of Medicine. He attended Ross University Medical School. He graduated from The University of Maryland, College Park with bachelor degrees in both Neurobiology/Physiology, as well as psychology.

    During his years working in Florida, Dr. Shlapack has been part of several community outreach programs focusing on a multitude of Endocrine related health issues. He specializes in a wide range of Endocrine Conditions including diabetes, thyroid disease and cancer, osteoporosis, and parathyroid disease.

    His personal motto is that:

    “Being a physician means providing compassionate care with every visit and always staying at the cutting edge, to ensure that my patients benefit from the newest breakthroughs.”

    JoAnn Mordenti PA-C, RCIS

    Physician Assistant

    Michael Herringshaw MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, RCIS

    Registered Nurse Practitioner

    Michael Herringshaw is a registered nurse practitioner at Orlando Heart and Vascular Center. He also has the professional credentials of certified family nurse practitioner and registered cardiovascular invasive specialist. He earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in nursing from South University in Tampa Florida.

    Mr. Herringshaw has 15 years of cardiology experience, which includes 12 years of procedural experience in the cath lab where he has provided assistance with numerous life-saving techniques. He also has 6 years of teaching experience through his position as a professor in the cardiology program. Furthermore, he has 4 years of clerical experience in heart and vascular office settings where he performed various documentation and administrative tasks.

    Mr. Herringshaw entered the medical field due to his strong desire to help those in need and to make a difference in people’s lives. His passion to help people has enabled him to excel in cardiology and he intends to become a doctor in the future. Mr. Herrinshaw currently resides in Orlando, Florida where he enjoys raising his 5 children, playing community basketball, and serving those in need.

    Jeffry Gold MSN, ARNP

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

    Albert Diaz

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner