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Nisha B. Jhalani, MD

Cardiovascular Disease (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Languages: Hindi, Gujarati
Office Phone: (212) 305-7060

Biography

Dr. Jhalani is the Director of Clinical and Educational Services at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. She received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography. Her clinical interests include preventative cardiology, personalized cardiovascular risk assessment and women’s heart health.

Dr. Jhalani believes heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women, and yet many people are not aware of their risk. Her interest is in raising awareness about heart disease among the general public and empowering people to take their heart health into their own hands. Prevention through healthy living, diet and exercise are the key to defying heart disease.

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

TRICARE [TRICARE]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Education

MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center