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Nisha B. Jhalani, MD

Board Certifications: 
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients
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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-7060

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Heart Disease and Women
  • Hypertension

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

About Nisha Jhalani

Dr. Jhalani is the Director of Clinical and Educational Services at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. She received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography. Her clinical interests include preventative cardiology, personalized cardiovascular risk assessment and women’s heart health.

Dr. Jhalani believes heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women, and yet many people are not aware of their risk. Her interest is in raising awareness about heart disease among the general public and empowering people to take their heart health into their own hands. Prevention through healthy living, diet and exercise are the key to defying heart disease.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Clinical and Educational Services, CIVT

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Gujarati

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 342-3616.

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • 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 Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

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
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-7060
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