Gagan Sahni M.D, FACC, FACP graduated from J.N. Medical College in Aligarh, India with gold medals for highest scores in Ophthalmology, Pharmacology and highest overall score in the Class of 1991 . She subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, a SUNY Downstate affiliate where she was also accepted responsibility for one year as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine. She received her fellowship training in Cardiovascular diseases from Beth Israel Medical Center-Long Island College Hospitals NY, and was also Chief Cardiology Fellow in the final year. During her fellowship she presented several research abstracts at American College of Cardiology with the 2006 abstract on Impact of Heart failure medications on incidence of Ventricular Arrhythmias being selected for the Young Investigators Award.
Dr. Sahni was subsequently an Attending and CCU Director at the Metropolitan College hospital with faculty appointment of Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College [ NYMC] Valhalla from 2006-2009. She was also appointed Site Clerkship Director for Medical students from NYMC at Metropolitan Hospital mentoring and teaching third and fourth year medical students. She was awarded Teacher of the Year award by the graduating batch of 2009 NYMC medical students and Teacher of the Year Award by Internal Medicine Residents of Metropolitan Hospital in 2007 and 2009. She also had publications in the European Heart Journal and International Journal of Cardiology during this period.
Dr. Sahni is currently full time faculty at the Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiovascular Institute with academic appointment as Assistant Professor of Medicine since 2010. She is Director of Cardiology Consults and Cardio-Oncology clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital. Her special interests include Preventative Cardiology, Coronary artery disease, Heart disease in Cancer patients, Pregnancy and Heart Disease, Lipidology and Women’s Heart Health
Dr. Sahni is board certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular diseases with additional Board certification in Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography. She was awarded Fellowship in American College of Cardiology in 2008, Fellowship in American College of Physicians in 2009 and is a current member of the American Medical Association, American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, Women in Cardiology Committee of ACC, American Society of Echocardiography and Vascular Biology Working Group. She has received numerous popular awards such as People's Choice award 2008-2012 & Most Compassionate Doctor 2012
Dr. Sahni is fluent in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi & Spanish.
Education & Training
Medical School - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh
All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, Residency in Medical Oncology
Long Island College Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
Beth Israel Medical Center, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Awards and Publications
Editor for Cardiovascular Diseases in Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2015 and 2016 Edition
Incidence Of Hypotension In Patients With Multiple Myeloma During High Dose Chemotherapy and Autologous Stem Cell Rescue . Blood . October 21, 2013 vol. 122 no. 21 3324 Priya Sehgal, BA, Noa Biran, MD, Gagan Sahni, MD, Ajai Chari, MD
Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy : Guest Editor for August 2012 Edition of Cardiology Clinics Cardiol Clin. 2012 Aug;30(3):xi-xii. doi: 10.1016/j.ccl.2012.05.005. Sahni G, Elkayam U
Chest pain syndromes in Pregnancy.Cardiol Clin. 2012 Aug;30(3):343-67. doi: 10.1016/j.ccl.2012.04.008. Review. Sahni G
Large Interventricular Septal aneurysm with thromboembolism in a healthy womanEur Heart J. 2011 Jul;32(13):1613. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr087
Unique wall motion abnormalities on stress echocardiogram associated with Wolff–Parkinson–White pattern electrocardiogram: A case report. International Journal of Cardiology.2007 July 10;119 ,68-70
Predictors of ICD Utilization- can we Define a Target Population; Analysis of 598 PatientsSaugato Sanyal, Gagan Sahni, Dayana J. Eslava Manchego, NaomiOgawa, Peter Homel, Steven Evans, Patrick Lam, S Wilbur, S Mulupuru.Europace 2006; 8 (1). 1. 104/2.
Impact of Heart Failure Medications on the Incidence of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure Who Have Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator; a Follow up of 374 Patients JACC 2006 supplement; Volume 47; No 6
Detection of Asymptomatic Atrial high rate events in Dual Chamber pacemakers and it Prognostic Significance JACC2005 supplement; Vol45; No3; 102A
Case report of ruptured sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm.Journal of Clinical and Basic Cardiology 2000; 5:199