Samin K. Sharma, MD, FACC, MSCAI, is a Distinguished Interventional Cardiologist for his excellence in the Medical field both in NY USA (Mount Sinai Hospital) and Jaipur India (EHCC hospital).
A globally-renowned expert in Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Samin K. Sharma serves as the Director of Cardiovascular Clinical Institute and Senior Vice President of Operations and Quality at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He additionally serves as the hospital's Director of Interventional Cardiology and President of the Mount Sinai Heart Network.
Dr. Sharma is highly regarded for his ability to perform the highest number of complex coronary interventions (over 1600+ cases per year) in the U.S. while maintaining the most significant success rate and lowest number of patient complications. In addition to coronary interventions, he also specializes in the non-surgical treatment of mitral and aortic stenosis in form of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and MitraClip.
Due to his extensive knowledge, Dr. Sharma is highly sought as an expert on heart matters for media outlets, medical conferences, and scholarly publications. He has authored over 330 articles, 420 abstracts, 15 book chapters, and three books. The doctor also hosts monthly live web series focusing on interventional disease management; which is attended by over 18,000 participants globally in 176 countries. Dr. Sharma has also served since 2004 on the Cardiac Advisory Board of New York State. In recognition of his service, he was awarded N.Y. Governor's Award of Excellence.
A native of India, Dr. Sharma says that while growing up, he dreamed of one day moving to America, even though he had no relatives there. "So I tell all the young people that one needs to determine (a goal) and then work for it," he says. "The key is always to work towards the thought process."
In pursuit of his medical career, Dr. Sharma earned his Medical Degree with the highest honors from S.M.S. Medical College in Jaipur, India, in 1978. Five years later, he came to New York City, where he completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the NY Infirmary-Beekman Downtown Hospital. He followed his training with a Fellowship in Cardiology from Elmhurst Hospital and interventional training at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
In 1990, Dr. Sharma joined the medical staff at The Mount Sinai Hospital, where he has served for 26 years as Director of Interventional Cardiology. In 2011, Dr. Sharma accepted additional responsibilities at Mount Sinai as Director of Clinical Cardiology, the Dean of International Clinical Affiliations, and the President of Mount Sinai Heart Network.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Sharma is also involved in teaching and mentoring medical students. He has additionally been instrumental in the continuing education of cardiologists in his native India. He has founded a 250-bed hospital Eternal Heart Care Center; EHCC) in India that provides care to all patients, even those who do not have the resources to pay for their healthcare. EHCC has now become a prime tertiary care institute in Rajasthan and North India. His wife Manju Sharma, is a successful entrepreneur and manages the hospital extremely well.
Dr. Sharma is a distinguished Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and an honored member of the Master Interventionalists of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography Interventions (MSCAI). He has also been the recipient of numerous accolades and awards for his excellence in the interventional cardiology field.
Outside of work, he enjoys bowling, watching movies, and spending time with his family.
Education & Experience
MD, SMS Medical College, Jaipur
Residency, Internal Medicine New York University Downtown Hospital.
Fellowship, Cardiology City Hospital Center at Elmhurst
The career in the United States began with the residency in Internal Medicine at New York Infirmary – Beekman Downtown Hospital (1983-1986), Fellowship in Cardiology at Elmhurst Hospital 1986-88, and training in Interventional Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital to be finally appointed at the same hospital and is presently holding the post of Director of Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory since 1996. He is also the Co-Director of the Zena and Michael A. Weiner Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Centre for Cardiovascular Health.
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Valvular Heart Disease
Heart Attack/Acute Coronary Syndrome
Awards & Honours
Honorary Master of Science PhD degree by Rajasthan University in 2015
Distinguished Physician Scientist by AAPI-QLI for excellence in Medicine in 2014
Honored Best Doctor by New York Department of Health, 2013
Winner of Ellis Island Medal of Honor, 2011
American Heart Association Achievement in Cardiovascular Science & Medicine Award, 2011
Outstanding Physician of the Year by American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), 2011
Awarded for excellence in Medicine by Association of Indians in America (AIA), 2010
Conferred with Excellence of Academics of Tri-state by AAPI forum in 2010
Awarded Super Doctors, 2008-2011
Awarded Best Doctors, 2003-2007
Received Jacobi Medallion Award and Physician of the Year at Mount Sinai Hospital, 2007
Received the Governor's Award of Excellence, 2006
Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Award, 2005
Member of Cardiac Advisory Board of New York State since 2004
"Best Angioplasty Doctor" by New York Department of Health, 2002
Recipient of Simon Deck Award for being an outstanding teacher in 2000
Prestigious “Rajasthan Gaurav” Award in Jaipur by Rajasthan Government of India, 2002
He has authored more than 350 papers, 18 book chapters and 3 books in the field of coronary interventions, structural heart disease and safety of percutaneous interventions
He has been editorial consultant to Journal of American College of Cardiology.
He has been Abstract Grader for ACC, AHA & TCT.
He has been guest speaker in various National and International Scientific Sessions.
He has regular fixture on National and International Television Network, Magazines and Newspapers.
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