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Monika Sanghavi, MD

Monika Sanghavi, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Hindi

Dr. Sanghavi is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 2014
  • Internal Medicine, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amyloidosis
  • Aortic Disorders
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)
  • Athlete's Heart
  • Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome (CRS)
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart (Cardiomegaly)
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Leg Swelling (Edema)
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Myocarditis
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericarditis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (PVS)
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Women's Heart Health
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School:
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


American College of Cardiology, National American Heart Association, National American Society of Preventive Cardiology (ASPC), National Texas Medical Association, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Sanghavi is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Lew J, Sanghavi M, Ayers CR, McGuire DK, Omland T, Atzler D, Gore MO, Neeland I, Berry JD, Khera A, Rohatgi A, de Lemos JA: Sex-Based Differences in Cardiometabolic Biomarkers. Circulation 135 (6): 544-555,2017.

Sanghavi M, Parikh NI: Harnessing the Power of Pregnancy and Pregnancy-Related Events to Predict Cardiovascular Disease in Women. Circulation 135 (6): 590-592,2017.

Sanghavi M, Gulati M: Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 43 (2): 265-85,2016.

Sanghavi M, Kulinski J, Ayers CR, Nelson D, Stewart R, Parikh N, de Lemos JA, Khera A: Association between number of live births and markers of subclinical atherosclerosis: The Dallas Heart Study. Eur J Prev Cardiol 23 (4): 391-9,2016.

Paixao AR, Ayers CR, El Sabbagh A, Sanghavi M, Berry JD, Rohatgi A, Kumbhani DJ, McGuire DK, Das SR, de Lemos JA, Khera A: Coronary Artery Calcium Improves Risk Classification in Younger Populations. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 8 (11): 1285-93,2015.

Kulinski JP, Sanghavi, M, Ayers CR, Das SR, Banerjee S, Berry JD, Addo T, De Lemos JA, Kumbhani DJ: Association between low ankle-brachial index and accelerometer-derived sedentary and exercise time in the asymptomatic general population. Vascular Medicine 20 (4): 332-338,2015.

Monika Sanghavi, Martha Gulati: Sex Differences in the Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Outcomes in IHD. Current Atherosclerosis Reports 17 (6): 2015.

Sanghavi M, Rutherford JD: Cardiovascular physiology of pregnancy. Circulation 130 (12): 1003-8,2014.

Sanghavi M: Women in cardiology: introspection into the under-representation. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 7 (1): 188-190,2014.

Sanghavi M, Kulinski J, Ayers C, deLemos J, Khera A: Association between Number of Live Births and Markers of Subclinical Atherosclerosis: The Dallas Heart Study. American College of Cardiology Scientific Session : 2014.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania
2 East PCAM
3400 Civic Center BLVD

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)