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Mona Kinkhabwala, MD, FACC

Board Certifications: 
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
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(845) 368-0100

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Cardiac PET Imaging
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Echocardiography

Education & Training

  • MD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center

Honors & Awards

Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Alpha Omege Alpha National Medical Honor Society

Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania

Dean's List, University of Pennsylvania

About Mona Kinkhabwala

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 Columbia 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 family. As a working mother of two, 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.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
222 Route 59
Suffern, New York 10901
Phone:
(845) 368-0100
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Research

Selected Publications

Kinkhabwala MP, Mancini D. “Patient selection for cardiac transplant in 2012.” Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2013 February; 11(2): 179-191.  PMID: 23405839

Parikh M, Lund L, Goda A, Mancini D. “Usefulness of Peak Exercise Oxygen Consumption and the Heart Failure Survival Score to Predict Survival in Patients > 65 Years of Age with Heart Failure.” American Journal of Cardiology 2009 April 1; 103(7): 998-1002. PMID: 19327430