ENGLEWOOD HEALTH NEWS

Cardiologist Aalap Chokshi, MD, Joins Englewood Health Physician Network

October 9, 2018 – Cardiologist Aalap Chokshi, MD, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. Dr. Chokshi is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of adult heart disease, with special expertise in advanced cardiac imaging, including cardiac MRI and CT angiography. His clinical interests include coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathy, and congestive heart failure. He is in practice with Englewood Cardiology Consultants and accepting new patients at their office on North Dean St., in Englewood.

“My goal is always to develop a relationship of mutual trust with my patients,” says Dr. Chokshi. “I believe that by respectfully listening to patients and educating them about their condition, using the tools of modern medicine, and practicing evidence-based care, we can help patients achieve the best possible outcome. I am excited to join the Englewood Health Physician Network, where I can contribute my expertise in advanced cardiac imaging and work closely with colleagues throughout Englewood Health for the benefit of patients with heart disease.”

Dr. Chokshi is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, with additional certifications in adult comprehensive echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He received his MD from Albany Medical College and did his internal medicine residency at Rhode Island Hospital–Brown University, followed by fellowships in cardiovascular disease at Tufts Medical Center and in advanced cardiac imaging at the Mount Sinai Hospital.

“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Aalap Chokshi to our team of renowned specialists and providers. Dr. Chokshi’s expertise in cardiology will help meet an important need in our community,” said Dr. Stephen Brunnquell, president of the Englewood Health Physician Network. “As our network continues to grow, we remain focused on ensuring that our patients have access to leading care right here, in their own backyard.”

In addition to his clinical interests, Dr. Chokshi has extensive cardiovascular research experience. He has been a lead or contributing author on numerous studies published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented team findings at dozens of scientific conferences. He is a recipient of the American Medical Association Foundation’s Award for Overall Excellence in Clinical Research and served as an abstract reviewer for the American College of Cardiology’s clinical decision-making scientific sessions in 2017 and 2018.

Dr. Chokshi is member of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. In addition to English, he is fluent in Gujarati and has working knowledge of Hindi and Spanish.

To reach Dr. Chokshi or to find a physician at Englewood Health, call 833-234-2234.