Dr. Dharam J. Kumbhani, MD, SM, MRCP, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI is currently Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is an interventional cardiologist, and his practice specializes in transradial and complex coronary interventions, transcatheter aortic valve implantation, endovascular interventions and adult structural heart disease interventions. Dr. Kumbhani received his medical doctorate from Grant Medical College/Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals with Distinction. He completed a Masters in Science with a concentration in clinical epidemiology at Harvard University.
His internship and residency in internal medicine were performed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and his cardiovascular training was at Cleveland Clinic. He completed fellowships in interventional cardiology, advanced structural and endovascular interventions, as well as a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where he was also Instructor in Medicine/Cardiology. Dr. Kumbhani is an internationally recognized name in the field of outcomes-based and quality-of-care research. His research particularly focuses on acute coronary syndromes, percutaneous coronary interventions, and peripheral vascular disease.
He has authored or co-authored more than 60 articles in medical journals such as JAMA, JACC and Circulation. He has received numerous awards and grants for his research. Dr. Kumbhani is an elected member of the American College of Epidemiology, the Sigma Xi Research Society and the Royal College of Physicians, UK. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Cardiosource for the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Get With the Guidelines Scientific Committee and Coronary Artery Disease clinical work group of the American Heart Association (AHA). He is a core member of the ACC Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents.