Mona Kinkhabwalam—MD, FACCMona Kinkhabwala—MD, FACC

Dr. Kinkhabwala is a board-certified cardiologist, with a special interest in advanced cardiovascular imaging. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and is a nuclear cardiology faculty member at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

After graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003, she went on to complete medical school at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in 2007. She subsequently completed her internal medicine residency, cardiovascular fellowship, and an advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where she also served as a chief medical resident. During her advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship, she gained expertise in SPECT, cardiac PET, viability testing, 99m technetium pyrophosphate scintigraphy, CT angiography, and calcium scoring.

While at Columbia, Dr. Kinkhabwala has presented her research at both local and national conferences, and has co-authored several articles on cardiovascular disease that have appeared in publications including American Journal of Cardiology and Expert Reviews of Cardiovascular Therapy. Upon completing her training, Dr. Kinkhabwala joined the practice as a clinical cardiologist with a particular interest in bringing the practical applications of state-of-the-art and highly specialized cardiovascular imaging techniques to the community.

Dr. Kinkhabwala is board certified in cardiovascular disease, comprehensive echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and internal medicine. She is an attending physician at both Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY.

She currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and toddler. As a working mother of one, and soon to be two, children, she understands how important one’s health is to the well-being of one’s family and hopes to help her patients live happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine—Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine —Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography —Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology—Nuclear Cardiology
  • Licensed to practice medicine in New York


  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology