Kushani Gajjar, M.B.B.S.
She attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine for her internal medicine residency where she received the "Intern-Of-The-Year" award as well as the Program Scholarship Award on graduation. She completed her cardiology fellowship in Pittsburgh at Allegheny General Hospital where she was Chief Fellow in her last year. She then went to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for her Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant training.
Dr Gajjar has always been passionate about cardiology and cardiac pathophysiology. Her greatest meaning in work is through her interactions with her patients.
She is very excited to join the Advanced Heart Failure Department at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu
Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD)
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Mayo Clinic. 2022 - 2023
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, Allegheny General Hospital. 2019 - 2022
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine. 2016 - 2019
MBBS | SMT N.H.L. Municipal Medical College (India). 2014
Her other research interests include those around education in the field of cardiology and heart failure- both for patients as well as trainees. Her future goals include doin...
Her other research interests include those around education in the field of cardiology and heart failure- both for patients as well as trainees. Her future goals include doing more work centering around managing quality of life, and dignity of life, in patients with end stage heart failure.
She is interested in hemodynamics of advanced/end stage cardiac disease and advanced heart failure therapies including temporary mechanical support, left ventricular assist devices as well as intra cardiac monitoring devices.
Her research can be found on Google Scholar on links provided above.
She has also done educational podcasts -example Youtube video with URL link above.
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