Ketan K. Trivedi, MD, FACC, President & Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Trivedi has been a general cardiologist with Virginia Heart since 2001. He has served on the Board of Directors for over 10 years and has been the acting Associate Chief Medical Officer since 2019. In his role as President and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Trivedi is the physician leader of the practice and serves as liaison between the physicians, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Leadership Team.
Dr. Trivedi received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at Georgetown University. Since joining the practice, he has seen Virginia Heart grow from 17 physicians to over 50 physicians and over 30 advanced practice providers. He is proud of the culture that has been created, the quality of care delivered, and is looking forward to continuing the tradition of excellence at Virginia Heart into the future.
Audrey L. Fisher, MPH, Chief Executive Officer
Audrey has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry in multiple arenas: hospitals, physician practices, and health systems. Prior to joining Virginia Heart, Audrey served as the Vice President of Cardiovascular & Surgical Services at Sutter Health System in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been an industry leader in patient outcomes, analytics and quality initiatives, and has been highly involved at the national level in the American College of Cardiology, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and has served as a healthcare analytics advisor to IBM and other companies. She has also served as a consultant and expert in medico-legal cases.
Audrey holds two degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles: a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Public Health, and she served as a guest lecturer at the UCLA Fielding Graduate School of Public Health. She is married with two children and in her leisure time enjoys traveling the world.
Teresa Strausbaugh, MBA, Chief Financial Officer
Teresa has over 25 years of experience in financial operations within the healthcare industry serving various organizations, hospitals, health systems and physician practices. Prior to joining Virginia Heart, Teresa served as the Division Vice President of Operations for Gastro Health in the Northern Virginia region. She has served in several volunteer leadership roles within Healthcare Financial Management and MGMA (Medical Group Management Association) professional healthcare organizations as well as several non-profit organizations such as American Red Cross, American Lung Association and Habitat for Humanity.
Teresa received her Bachelor of Science degree from York College of Pennsylvania and her MBA from Johns Hopkins University. She is married with two children and enjoys biking, hiking and kayaking.
Darren Price, Chief Operations Officer
Originally from Leeds, England, Darren has over 20 years’ experience in Health Care dating back to 1994 when he joined Her Majesty Royal Navy. During his service, Darren notably earned his Green Beret and was trained as a Commando Medic and was subsequently trained across a broad spectrum of topics from advance battle field life support to arctic and Jungle Warfare. He has traveled extensively during his service and was awarded the NATO Medal for his service in the former Yugoslavia.
Darren joined Virginia Heart in 2005 and has served in a number of management roles until his promotion to the Senior Management Team as the Director of Operations in 2010. This was position Darren held until 2018, when he was promoted to Chief Operations officer. Darren was with Riverside Health System prior to joining Virginia Heart.
Darren studied in England at Lancaster and Morecambe College. He is married with three children.