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Gagan Sahni

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Cardiology
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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

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. “ 

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Sahni did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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Address

Guggenheim Pavilion Floor 1st Room GP1W
1190 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-4977
Lauder Ambulatory Center

Guggenheim Pavilion
1190 Fifth Avenue - First floor (South)
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-427-1540
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Office Hours:
  • Monday 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Thursday 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Friday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Languages:
  • Spanish
  • Indian (Hindi)
Insurance Plans
  • 1199
  • Aetna
  • BCBS Direct HMO
  • BCBS Direct POS
  • BCBS Indemnity
  • BCBS MediBlue HMO
  • BCBS MediBlue PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • CIGNA - Indemnity
  • CIGNA Healthcare HMO
  • CarePlus, LLC
  • Choice Care
  • Coventry Health Care
  • GHI
  • HIP Commercial
  • HealthFirst/Medicaid HMO
  • HealthNet
  • HealthPlus, Inc.
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • Neighborhood Health Providers, LLC
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Mount Sinai Top Tier
  • United Healthcare Commercial
  • United Healthcare Empire Plan