Bruce J Darrow, MD, PhD
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, Cardiology
- PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy
Specialties:Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease), Cardiology (Heart)
Bruce Darrow, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Medicine/Cardiology and Population Health Science and Policy, Senior Vice President of Information Technology, Deputy Chief Information Officer, and Chief Medical Information Officer for the Mount Sinai Health System. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale University and received his doctorates from Washington University in St. Louis.
As an academic physician, he has been recognized for excellence in medical education and patient care at every level of his training. During his medical residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, his peers awarded him the Dr. Joseph N. Muschel Housestaff Award for combining clinical skills with empathetic and compassionate care. In 2007 and 2009 he won the Solomon Berson Teaching Award from the Department of Medicine for the most significant contribution to housestaff education, and the Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Nursing has made him a four-time nominee and 2012 winner of the Attending Physician of the Year Award. Dr. Darrow is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the NY Metro Area for 2016-2022, as well as a three time recipient of Mount Sinai's Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication, recognizing physicians with top percentile ranking nationally for communication with patients.
In 2009, Dr. Darrow completed a Clinical Quality Fellowship Program sponsored by the Greater New York Hospital Association and the United Hospital Fund, and he served for several years as the physician chair of the Heart Hospital Performance Improvement Committee and Directory of Telemetry Services at Mount Sinai Hospital, as well as a member of several other hospital quality improvement committees. During his tenure as CMIO, the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) awarded Mount Sinai Hospital the 2012 Davies Enterprise Award for excellence in health information technology and use of electronic health records to improve quality of care and patient safety, and in 2019 HIMSS recognized Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West Hospitals as achieving the highest level of adoption of medical record systems.
Dr. Darrow is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Cardiovascular Disease and General Internal Medicine, and he is also Board Certified in Clinical Informatics by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. In 2005, Dr. Darrow was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Cardiology, and he is a member of the American Heart Association.
In clinical practice, Dr. Darrow treats ambulatory patients with a broad spectrum of cardiac conditions, including hypertension, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, and heart rhythm abnormalities.
American Board of Preventive Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
- Cardiovascular Disease
- General Cardiology
- Heart Disease
- Hyperlipidemia/High Cholesterol
- Valvular Heart Disease
MD, Washington University
PhD, Washington University
Residency, Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiology Fellow, The Mount Sinai Hospital
2020, 2019, 2017
Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication
NY Metro Top Doctor
Attending Physician of the Year Award
Solomon Berson Award for Teaching
Consultant of the Year
Teaching Fellow Award
Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship
Joseph N. Muschel Housestaff Award