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Neel Chokshi, MD, MBA

Neel Chokshi, MD, MBA Physician

Medical Director, Sports Cardiology and Fitness Program Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Gujarati

Dr. Chokshi is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 2013
  • Internal Medicine, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Athlete's Heart
  • Athletic Screening
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Risk Reduction
  • Cardiac Stress Tests
  • Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Coronary Artery Diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
  • Preoperative Risk Assessment
  • Preventive Heart Care
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Valvular Heart Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wearable Health Tech Devices

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • 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 Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Michigan
Residency: New York University - Bellevue Hospital
Fellowship: Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center


American College of Cardiology, National American College of Sports Medicine, National Faculty of 1000, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Chokshi is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Selected Publications:

Uretsky S, Chokshi N, Kobrinski T, Agarwal SK, Po JR, Awan H, Jagarlamudi A, Gudiwada SP, D'Avino RC, Rozanski A: The interplay of physician awareness and reporting of incidentally found coronary artery calcium on the clinical management of patients who underwent noncontrast chest computed tomography. American Journal of Cardiology 115 (11): 1513-7,2015.

Mehta N, Chokshi NP, Kirkpatrick, J: Cardiac Imaging in the Geriatric Population: What Do We Think We Know, and What Do We Need to Learn? Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 57 (2): 204-14,2014.

Agarwal V, Chokshi NP, Fovino L, Thankachen J, Herzog E, Tamis-Holland J: Extensive Coronary Disease in a 24 year Old Woman without Traditional Risk Factors Presenting as Cardiac Arrest. Journal of Women's Health, Issues & Care 3 (3): 2014.

Chokshi NP, Grossman E, Messerli FH: Blood Pressure and Diabetes: Vicious Twins Heart 99 (8): 577-85,2013.

Chokshi NP, Messerli FH, Sutin DG, Supariwala A, Shah NR: Appropriateness of Statins in Patients ≥80 Years of Age and Comparison to Other Age Groups American Journal of Cardiology 110 (10): 1477-81,2012.

Palazzo A, Chokshi NP, Coven D: Coronary Angiography and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. The Cardiac Care Unit Survival Guide Chapter 4 : 38-45,2012.

Chokshi NP, Agarwal SK, Kamath G, Chaudhry FA: Octogenarians Who Can Exercise During Stress Testing Have Better Outcomes: A Stress Echocardiography Study Circulation : 2012.

Chokshi NP, Sutin D, Shah NR: The High Prevalence of Statins in the Very Elderly Without Clear Indication. American College of Physicians Annual Tri-state Meeting : 2010.

Chokshi NP, Iqbal SN, Berger RL, Hochman JS, Feit F, Slater JN, Pena-Sing I, Yatskar L, Keller NM, Babaev A, Attubato MJ, Reynolds HR.: Sex and race are associated with the absence of epicardial coronary artery obstructive disease at angiography in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Clinical Cardiology 33 (8): 495-501,2010.

Chokshi NP; Berger, RL; Hochman, JS; Keller, NM; Feit, F; Attubato, MJ; Slater, JN; Pena-Sing, I; Babaev, A; Reynolds, HR: Sex and Race are Associated with the Finding of Non-obstructive Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes. Journal of the American College of Cardiology (51): A217,2008.

Academic Contact Info

Heart and Vascular Center
East Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.662.7700
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)