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Prakash Krishnan

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Cardiology
  • INSTRUCTOR Radiology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Education

  • MD, Rajah Muthaih Medical College

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    St. Vincent's CMC of NY

  • Fellowship, Cardiology
    Ochsner Foundation Hospital

  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology
    North Central Heart Institute

Biography

    Prakash Krishnan, MD, FACC, FSCAI 

    Dr. Prakash Krishnan has worked tirelessly to provide critical medical services to the disadvantaged and underprivileged around the world.  He embarked on this mission in India, where he completed medical school in 1995.   He then moved to New York and completed a residency in internal medicine at The St. Vincent’s Medical Center in June 1998.  During this period he was honored as the intern of the year and subsequently Chief Resident in 1998.  He then relocated to New Orleans, LA where he completed a fellowship in cardiology at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in June 2003. On this year he served as chief cardiology fellow for his exemplary performance as a cardiology fellow.  During that period he began doing research in the field of interventional cardiology and endovascular interventions.  The year after he relocated to New York and completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in June 2004.  During that year, he was the only one in his class to also complete an additional Endovascular Fellowship.

    Dr. Krishnan then joined The Mount Sinai School of Medicine with a dual academic appointment of assistant professor of Medicine-Cardiology and Radiology.  He was also named Director of Endovascular Interventions of Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory after developing the largest volume endovascular program in the Tri-State area.  Dr. Krishnan is also a Co-Director of the annual Live Symposium of Complex Coronary & Vascular Cases, a Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute supported program.  He is also the Director of Mount Sinai’s Peripheral Interventions Live Web Cast, a monthly interactive presentation of a complex endovascularcase that is broadcasted live on the web with the intention of teaching interventional cardiologist, interventional radiologist and vascular surgeons around the world on the latest data, approaches and techniques in the management of peripheral arterial disease. 

    Dr. Krishnan has been committed to service his community and the underprivileged sector of inner city New York and around the world.   He is the Founder and Director of the Gift Project for Global Cardiovascular Health (GIVE), a non-for-profit organization committed to improve global cardiovascular health by fostering partnership among major academic medical centers, business, governments, non-governmental organizations and private citizens. GIVE provides free care to patients with complex cardiac and vascular diseases in developing countries.

    Dr. Krishnan has also earned and maintained board certifications in good standing and licenses evidencing his fitness to practice medicine and his determination to achieve excellence, including: (i)American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Interventions; (ii)State University of New York Medical License.  Dr. Krishnan has been elected Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC).

    Dr. Krishnan has been a leader in his field and invited to lecture at both national and international conferences. In 2006 he was a guest faculty at “Extreme Vascular Interventions” annual international meeting in Venice, Italy.  In the United States he has given numerous conferences and Grand Rounds at major academic institutions such as Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Columbia University School of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Mount Sinai-Elmhurst, North General Hospital, Richmond University Medical Center, among others.  He has recently been invited as a guess faculty to the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Meeting in April 2012, the largest cardiology meeting in the world, and Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), the largest interventional cardiology meeting in the world, in November 2011 and 2012,   He is currently a primary investigator in numerous clinical research protocols and has published on numerous peer reviewed medical journals including: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB), The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, and Cardiovascular Pathology among others.

    The level of respect for Dr. Krishnan in the community has risen to the point where he is interviewed on medical affairs by New York’s WB 11 news.

     

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Krishnan during 2012 and/or 2013. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • AstraZeneca; Daiichi-Sankyo Co., Ltd.

Other Activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership.

  • Abbott Laboratories; Covidien

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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Klingenstein Clinical Center Floor 6th Floor Room 6-81
1450 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Cardiovascular Medicine Associates

Guggenheim Pavilion
1190 Fifth Avenue - 1 South
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-427-1540
Fax: 212-241-4666
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Office Hours:
  • Tuesday 7:30am - 10:45am
Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street
  • CarePlus, LLC
  • CenterCare, Inc.
  • Choice Care
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health Services
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care NY
  • First Health
  • Group Health Insurance, Inc.
  • Health Insurance Plan (HIP)
  • HealthPlus, Inc.
  • Healthfirst
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Island Group
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid New Jersey
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • MultiPlan, Inc.
  • Neighborhood Health Providers, LLC
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • PHS/Healthnet/Guardian
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Travel Care Services
  • United Health Care Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • WellCare of New York, Inc.
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  • Visa
  • Cash

Address

47 Little Clove Road
Staten Island, NY 10301

Tel: 718-273-9080
Fax: 718-442-3784
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Office Hours:
  • Tuesday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Tracy Towers Medical PC

1560 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10457

Tel: 718-733-6369
Fax: 718-294-4365
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Office Hours:
  • Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm
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Cardiology Unlimited

629 West 185th Street
New York, NY 10033

Tel: 718-781-9223
Fax: 718-781-0513
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Office Hours:
  • Friday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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