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Gagan Sahni, MBBS

Internal Medicine

    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Cardiology
    • Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
    • Cardiology
    • Languages
    • English
    • Indian (Hindi)
    • Spanish
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • Mount Sinai Hospital
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Guggenheim Pavilion 1190 Fifth Avenue - First floor (South)
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-427-1540

Biography

Gagan Sahni MD, FACC, FACP graduated from J.N. Medical College in Aligarh, India with gold medals for highest scores in Ophthalmology, Pharmacology and highest overall score  in the Class of 1991 . She subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, a SUNY Downstate affiliate where she was also accepted responsibility for one year as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine. She received her fellowship training in Cardiovascular Diseases from Beth Israel Medical Center-Long Island College Hospitals NY, and was also Chief Cardiology Fellow in the final year. During her fellowship she presented several research abstracts at American College of Cardiology with the 2006 abstract on Impact of Heart Failure medications on incidence of Ventricular Arrhythmias being selected for the Young Investigators Award.

 

 

Dr. Sahni was subsequently an Attending and CCU Director at the Metropolitan College hospital with faculty appointment of Assistant Professor of Medicine  at New York Medical College [ NYMC] Valhalla from 2006-2009. She was also appointed Site Clerkship Director for Medical students from NYMC at Metropolitan Hospital mentoring and teaching third and fourth year medical students. She was awarded Teacher of the Year award by the graduating batch of 2009 NYMC medical students and Teacher of the Year Award by Internal Medicine Residents of Metropolitan Hospital in 2007 and 2009. She also had publications in the European Heart Journal and International Journal of Cardiology during this period.

 

Dr. Sahni joined the Cardiovascular Institute faculty at Mount Sinai in 2010 and has since been appointed Director of Cardiology Consult Services in July 2014 and established the first Cardio-Oncology clinic at Mount Sinai in May 2013. Her special clinical interests and expertise include Heart Disease in Cancer patients[ Cardio-Oncology ], Cardiac Amyloidosis,  Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Coronary Artery Disease, Lipidology, Preventive Cardiology, Women’s Heart Health and Cardiovascular Imaging.

 

Dr. Sahni is board certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases with additional board certification in Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography.  She was awarded Fellowship in American College of Cardiology in 2008, Fellowship in American College of Physicians in 2009, and is a current member of the American Medical Association, American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, Women in Cardiology Committee of ACC, Vascular Biology Working Group and International Cardio-Oncology Society . She received numerous popular awards such as People’s Choice award 2008-2012, and Most Compassionate Doctor 2012.

 

Dr. Sahni sees patients at The Mount Sinai Hospital in the main Guggenheim Pavilion at the Launder Ambulatory Center. She is fluent in Spanish, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi.  For more information please visit: http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/heart/areas-of-care/cardio-oncology-clinic

Sahni M.D, FACC, FACP graduated from J.N. Medical College in Aligarh, India with gold medals for highest scores in Ophthalmology, Pharmacology and highest overall score  in the Class of 1991 . She subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, a SUNY Downstate affiliate where she was also accepted responsibility for one year as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine. She received her fellowship training in Cardiovascular diseases from Beth Israel Medical Center-Long Island College Hospital NY , and was also Chief Cardiology Fellow in the final year. During her fellowship she presented several research abstracts at American College of Cardiology with the 2006 abstract on Impact of Heart failure medications on incidence of Ventricular Arrhythmias being selected for the Young Investigators Award. “ 

Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Education

MBBS, Jawarharlal Nehru Medical College

Residency, Medical Oncology
All-India Institute of Med. Science
Residency, Internal Medicine
Long Island College Hospital

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Dis.
Beth Israel Medical Center

Languages

English, Indian (Hindi), Spanish

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