Vaishnavi Kundel
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Vaishnavi Kundel, MD

Pulmonary Medicine (Lung), Sleep Medicine

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About Me

Vaishnavi Kundel, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. She is board certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Internal Medicine. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She went on to complete her Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Fellowships at Mount Sinai. As a Sleep Medicine Fellow, she was the recipient of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) ASPIRE Fellowship Award for early-career physician scientists.  She is also the recipient of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Physician-Scientist Training Award, and currently enrolled and completing a Master’s in Science and Clinical Research at Mount Sinai. Additionally, she serves on the ATS Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology Assembly’s Early Career Working Group as Co-chair. Her research interests include exploring the relationships between sleep apnea, sleep duration, atherosclerosis, and visceral adiposity using advanced multi-modality imaging. Dr. Kundel’s clinical interests include management of various pulmonary diseases and sleep-related disorders.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Research Topics

Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular, Sleep Medicine