Kumar Sarkar, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Education: Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Expertise: Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Valvular Heart Disease, Arrhythmia, Hypertension, Disease of Lipid Metabolism, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, South-Asian Health

Dr. Kumar Sarkar, M.D., M.A., F.A.C.C., is an Assistant Professor of Cardiology at Northwell Health in New York, with 7 years of post-graduate experience. Dr. Sarkar specializes in diagnosing and treating various cardiac conditions, including coronary disease, heart failure, and valve disease. He advocates for improving heart health through a synergistic approach of a plant-based Mediterranean diet, regular exercise, and integrated lifestyle changes. Beyond his professional pursuits, Dr. Sarkar enjoys outdoor adventures, quality time with his rescue dog, and exploring New York’s vibrant culture and cuisine.

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