Appointment of Puja B. Parikh, M.D., MPH, to Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure

The Department of Medicine is honored to announce the appointment of Puja B. Parikh, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, to Associate Professor of Medicine with tenure in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine.

Puja Parikh, MD MPH is an Interventional Cardiologist, the Director of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Program at Stony Brook University University Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure at Stony Brook Renaissance School of Medicine. A graduate of New York University, Dr. Parikh received her medical degree from Stony Brook University Medical School and completed both her Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at Stony Brook Medical Center. 

She subsequently went on to complete both her Interventional Cardiology fellowship and an advanced fellowship in Structural and Valvular Heart Intervention at Columbia University Medical Center. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Parikh's clinical interests include valvular/structural heart disease and coronary artery intervention. She is also active in clinical research, serving as Principal Investigator in multiple clinical studies in patients with aortic stenosis and coronary artery disease, and authoring over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts with publications in JACC and Circulation among others.  

She serves on the editorial board of Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) and is a reviewer for multiple high-impact journals including Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC), JAMA Cardiology, JACC Heart Failure, JACC Interventions, Annals of Internal Medicine, and American Heart Journal. She is a frequent lecturer at national and international cardiology conferences and holds numerous national committee positions within the American College of Cardiology, Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and the American Heart Association. In 2017, she was selected as one of 12 interventional cardiologists under 10 years in practice worldwide for the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions Emerging Leader Mentorship (ELM) Fellowship.

She was also the recipient of the Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies Young Leaders Recognition Award and was a prior American College of Cardiology Young Investigator Finalist. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

It is with a great sense of pride and enthusiasm that we make this important announcement. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Parikh on her outstanding contributions to her division, our department and our institution. We are honored to have her as a faculty member in the Department of Medicine.