Tushar Acharya, MD, MPH, is a clinical assistant professor in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Division of Cardiology, a member of the UArizona Sarver Heart Center, and a practicing cardiologist with Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.
Dr. Acharya received his MBBS from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bengaluru, India, in 2007. At the University of California, San Francisco campus in Fresno, Calif., he completed his residency and chief residency in internal medicine in 2013, followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular disease in 2016. He then completed an advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship in 2018 at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Md., and completed a master’s in public health degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston.
- Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.
- Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care.
- Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care.
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Dr. Acharya has disclosed he has no conflicts.
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