Dr. Ali N. Zaidi is an Adult Congenital Heart Disease Specialist who received his medical degree from the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his combined internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Penn State University Hershey Medical Center. He did a Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at Penn State before pursuing his cardiology training in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Zaidi completed combined fellowships in both Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Cardiovascular Disease at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Medical Center. During these five years he completed specialized training in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD).
Dr. Zaidi is one of only a few selected cardiologists’ in the U.S. who are board certified in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, Adult Cardiovascular Disease, Adult Echocardiography and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. His clinical interests include care of adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, pregnancy in women with congenital heart defects and advanced cardiovascular imaging in ACHD. After completing his training, Dr. Zaidi was appointed as the Director of Research at the Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart (COACH) Disease program at The Heart Center, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University and was part of several national multicenter trials. In January 2014, he moved to the North East and was appointed as the Director of the Montefiore Adult Congenital Heart (MAtCH) Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension Program at the Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart & Vascular Care and The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Dr. Zaidi has authored several peer reviewed manuscripts, is an often invited speaker at national and international conferences. Dr Zaidi is the current President of the Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology. He has won numerous teaching awards during his career and was recently given a national teaching grant to develop an ACGME approved ACHD fellowship training program in New York City.
Dr. Zaidi joined the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and The Mount Sinai Children's Heart Center as full time faculty on January 1st, 2019, in the role of Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Center, Director of Pediatrics to Adult Transition of Care Program, and Director of Academic Affairs, Division of Pediatric Cardiology. He is accepting patients with all forms of Congenital Heart Disease at The Lauder Family Cardiovascular Ambulatory Center at Mount Sinai Heart on 1190 Fifth Avenue, First floor, New York, NY 10029.
- Mount Sinai Queens
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Cardiovascular, Cognitive Neuroscience, Imaging, Pediatrics