A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. Flaherty received his B.A. from Miami University in 1989, prior to graduating from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. Following this, Dr. Flaherty completed his Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. While there, he was heavily involved in clinical research that has been detailed extensively in the peer-reviewed medical literature. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Flaherty spent three years as a staff cardiologist at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI, where he was the Director of Cardiology Education for the Internal Medicine Residency program. His interests involve all aspects of diagnostic and interventional cardiology, including coronary and peripheral angiography/intervention, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and CT angiography. Dr. Flaherty is an active participant in multiple national and international clinical trials destined for publication in the medical literature.