Vaani P Garg, MD

About Me

Vanni Panse Garg, MD is a graduate of Tufts University with a degree in Spanish. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and thereafter moved to New York City for training. Dr. Garg completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital and her Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship in the Clinical Track at Mount Sinai Hospital, in joint training with Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens. She served as Chief Cardiology Fellow in both her second and third years of training. Dr. Garg joined as faculty at BronxCare Hospital, in affiliation with the Icahn School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Medicine. She served as Associate Program Director for the Mount Sinai Morningside-BronxCare cardiology fellowship program. In September 2019, Dr. Garg returned to the Mount Sinai Health System with a similar academic appointment, transitioning to Associate Program Director for the Mount Sinai Morningside cardiology fellowship program.

In addition to her passion for teaching, Dr. Garg’s clinical interests encompass all aspects of general cardiology. She is actively involved in diagnosis and management of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, and heart failure. She believes in engaging her patients in a team approach to achieve excellent care, practicing patient-centered teaching with evidence-based medicine. Dr. Garg is one of the core team of echocardiographers for the hospital, adept at transthoracic, transesophageal, and 3-D echocardiography. She serves as a member of the structural heart team and is involved in the selection, care, and echocardiographic imaging of patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).  Her research interests include novel teaching approaches in medical education, echocardiography, and trainee wellness and mentorship.