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Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Service Line Lead for the Cardiology Inpatient Service

Areas of Interest

Cardiac imaging: echocardiography and interventional echocardiography; quality improvement

Education and Training

Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Medical School: University of Bombay/ D.Y. Patil Medical College, Mumbai, India
Undergraduate: V.G. Vaze College, Mumbai, India


“Doctors give drugs of which they know little, for diseases of which they know less, into bodies, of which they know nothing at all.” I have always tried to incorporate the cautionary wisdom of Voltaire’s words into my everyday practice. I believe that much healing is achieved by getting to know your patient and understanding their circumstances. I moved to North Carolina in 2008 for my cardiology fellowship at UNC-Chapel Hill. Having fallen in love with Tarheel country, I am thrilled at the opportunity to join the exceptional and growing team of cardiologists at UNC Chapel Hill. I look forward to having a fulfilling career in academic cardiology and pursuing my lifelong dream of being a true patient advocate and also a thoughtful mentor to the next generation of physicians.