Dr. Preethi Pirlamarla joined Mount Sinai as a Cardiologist in 2020. After earning her undergraduate degree from Monmouth University, Dr. Pirlamarla graduated with her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. She remained at Drexel for her residency in Internal Medicine at Hahnemann Hospital before moving to Hofstra Northwell College of Medicine for her Cardiology fellowship. To finish her training, Dr. Pirlamarla completed a second fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant at The Icahn School of Medicine. With her board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant, Dr. Pirlamarla specializes in heart failure. Her areas of clinical interest include acute and chronic heart failure, infiltrative cardiomyopathies, pulmonary hypertension, advanced heart failure, and cardiac transplantation. Additionally, Dr. Pirlamarla is multilingual and can communicate with patients in English, Telugu, Marathi, and conversational Spanish.
In addition to her clinical role, Dr. Pirlamarla acts as an Assistant Professor at the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute at The Icahn School of Medicine. In her professional community, she is a member of several medical organizations, including the Heart Failure Society of America and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Dr. Pirlamarla has several published works in her field and her research interests include cardiogenic shock, mechanical support, cardiac transplant, and the management of acute heart failure.
Outside of her time with patients, Dr. Pirlamarla enjoys photography, traveling, reading, skiing, and long distance running. She is also a fan of the Yankees and enjoys soccer, film, food, and art!
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