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Vishal Kapur

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Cardiology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, University College of Medical Sciences

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    University of Texas Medical Branch

  • Fellowship, Cardiology
    University of Texas Medical Branch

  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology
    Columbia University Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Endovascular Intervention/Peripheral
    Columbia University Medical Center

Biography

    Vishal Kapur MD, FACC. FSCAI, RPVI Dr Vishal Kapur is a fully trained Interventional Cardiologist and Endovascular specialist. He started his medical journey by completing his medical school from University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India, one of the top ranked medical schools in India. He excelled during his medical school and was constantly ranked in the top 5% of his class. He then decided to pursue his medical career in the US and completed his Internal Medicine training from University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas. During his residency, his skills were duly recognized and he was nominated to Startmore's Whos Who for his outstanding performance in the field of medicine. Based on his meritorious record during his medicine residency, he was selected as the Chief Resident of Internal Medicine at Bridgeport Hospital/Yale University Program, CT. Dr Kapur's determination to be a Cardiologist was fulfilled when he joined Univ of Texas Medical Branch/ Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Texas where he was trained under world renowned Cardiologists. During his training, he developed interest in Interventional Caridiology. During his cardiology fellowship training, Dr Kapur's hardwork and commitment were duly recognized and appreciated and he was awarded the prestigious "H Liston Beazley MD, Student Clinician of the Year Award". He then completed an Interventional Cardiology fellowship at one of the world renowned ivy league academic centers - Columbia University Medical Center under Drs Martin Leon and Greg Stone. This was followed by a dedicated extra year of training in Peripheral/ Endovascular Intervention at Columbia University Medical Center,NYC. He then joined Mt Sinai Medical Center as an Assistant Professor and specializes in Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Interventions. Dr. Kapur has also earned and maintained Board certifications in good standing and licenses evidencing his fitness to practice medicine and his determination to achieve excellence, including. He board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Medicine. Heis also certified in Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography and American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). He licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Texas. Dr. Kapur has been elected Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), Fellow of Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI). Dr Kapur has been academically involved in the the field of Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. He has published numerous research articles in peer reviewed renowned medical journals and written book chapter. Dr Kapur has presented abstracts, posters and oral presentation and various local, national and international conferences. He has been a co-investigator in numerous clinical trials. Dr Vishal Kapur remains committed to the field of Cardiology and has an unrelenting dedication towards being a outstanding clinician, researcher and a teacher.

Awards

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    New award

  • 2009 - 2010
    H. Liston Beazley MD, Student Clinician of the Year Award
    Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Methodist Hospital, Houston

  • 2005 - 2006
    Starthmore's Who's Who

  • 1995 - 2000
    Top 1% of Medical School
    University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India

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. Kapur did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: 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.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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