Rajeev Garg, MD

Rajeev Garg, MD, is an interventional cardiologist with Heart One Associates in Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona, who specializes in advanced heart failure, complex coronary procedures, specifically radial artery catheterization and structural heart disease.

He is board-certified in interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiovascular disease. He attended Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College in India for his Doctor of Medicine and then completed training in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Garg furthered his training with a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at the University of Missouri-Columbia, followed by an additional fellowship in interventional cardiology at Lahey Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Garg currently serves as the chairman of cardiology at Abrazo west campus & former chair of cardiology at Banner Estrella Medical Center (BEMC). He also currently serves as the Medical Director of Heart One Associates. While he remains focused on providing compassionate, patient-centered care in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area, he regularly trains new physicians as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at both Midwestern University and the University of Arizona.

Throughout his career, Dr. Garg has published dozens of peer-reviewed articles and recently served as the co-investigator for Banner’s CardioMEMS pilot project. He has also been recognized by Phoenix Magazine as a Top Doc for three years in a row: 2019, 2020 & 2021.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Dr. Garg enjoys playing racquetball and spending time with his beloved wife and son.

Rajkumar Sugumaran, MD

Rajkumar Sugumaran, MD, is an interventional cardiologist with the team at Heart One Associates in Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona. Dr. Sugumaran specializes in complex coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial and venous disease, advanced heart failure, and structural heart disease. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Sugumaran completed his Bachelor of Arts in economics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He returned to his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, and graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He then completed his internal medicine residency at the Ohio State University in Columbus. Dr. Sugumaran furthered his training with a cardiology fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and an interventional cardiology fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He also pursued additional peripheral vascular training in Leipzig, Germany.

Dr. Sugumaran has been practicing in the Phoenix area since 2012. In addition to seeing patients at Heart One Associates, he served as the Chair of Cardiology at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center from 2019-2021. He is also the Director of the Banner Lipid Initiative ( Lowering LDL for Very High Risk and High Risk Patients). He is an assistant clinical professor at The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and The Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.

When he is not working, Dr. Sugumaran enjoys traveling, sports, singing, and spending time with his amazing wife and three children.

Sanjay Shankar, MD, FACC, MMM

Dr. Sanjay Shankar, is a board-certified interventional cardiologist with Heart One Associates serving patients at their offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona. He is one of the founding members of Heart One Associates LLC. He specializes in coronary artery catheterizations, complex cardiac procedures, and heart failure management. Dr. Shankar also focuses on the treatment and prevention of heart disease with a special interest in medical oncology and Venous disease. Dr Shankar runs the venous ablation clinic and the only cardio oncology clinic on the west side of Phoenix. Dr Shankar collaborates closely with many of the major oncology groups in the valley in managing these complex patients.

Dr. Shankar completed his medical residency and fellowship training in cardiology and interventional cardiology from the University of Pittsburgh (UPMC). Dr. Shankar also has a master’s degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University. He is board certified in general cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Shankar had been practicing in the valley for many years. He has served in many administrative roles, including the Chairman of Medicine at Trinity Health System in Ohio. During his career and training, Dr. Shankar has collaborated with pioneers and national leaders in the field of cardiovascular disease at The Ohio State University, Duke University, and UPMC.

Over the years, his work has been published in many top peer-reviewed cardiology journals. He has also contributed book chapters that have been published in medical books. Research work done by Dr. Shankar and other co-contributors in understanding the mechanisms behind heart attacks has resulted in a US Patent that is currently held by Duke University.

Dr. Shankar lives in the Scottsdale area with his wife and three children. Dr. Shankar enjoys traveling, tennis and photography. Many of Dr Shankar’s wildlife photographs have won various world photography awards.

Sanjoy Bhattacharya, MD

Sanjoy Bhattacharya, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist at the Heart One Associates offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona. Dr. Bhattacharya has been practicing cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology in the Phoenix area since 2011. He performs advanced ablation for complex rhythm disturbances and specializes in pacemaker and defibrillator implantation.

Dr. Bhattacharya completed his Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He pursued his master’s degree in engineering at the University of Vermont, where he worked closely with the Department of Molecular Biology and Biophysics to pursue research interests in muscle physiology. He then attended Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, for his Doctor of Medicine and completed training in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas. Dr. Bhattacharya rounded out his training with a fellowship in both cardiovascular diseases and cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

When he is not working, Dr. Bhattacharya enjoys playing racquetball and squash. He has remained a loyal Duke Blue Devil and tries to keep up with Duke basketball. He enjoys doing math and English homework with his three daughters. He balances his busy workday by spending quality time with his beautiful wife and three amazing children.

Nishant Gupta, MD

Nishant Gupta, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist at Heart One Associates in Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona. He specializes in complex coronary, peripheral, and structural heart interventions. He has extensive experience with chronic total occlusions and bifurcation stenosis. He has also received advanced training in procedures like Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, percutaneous ASD/PFO closure, watchman device implantation, and percutaneous minimally invasive mitral valve repair.

Dr. Gupta received his medical school education from Government Medical College in India. After moving to the United States in 2005, he completed his residency in internal medicine from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He then pursued his passion for cardiology and completed his fellowship in cardiovascular diseases from Seton Hall University of Health and Medical Sciences in New Jersey, followed by an interventional cardiology fellowship at Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center in Houston.

Dr. Gupta is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiography. He has performed hundreds of transcatheter aortic valve replacements and serves as an expert and proctor for Medtronic Valve Therapies. He is currently the Vice-Chairman of Cardiology at Arizona Heart Hospital/Arrowhead Hospital.

Throughout his career, Dr. Gupta has published numerous research papers in various peer-reviewed journals and has also authored a book chapter. He was a Best Case Report Award winner for the American College of Chest Physicians, Best Research Poster Award for the American College of Cardiology, and received an Excellence in Research Award at Seton Hall University.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Dr. Gupta enjoys playing cricket, dancing, and spending time with his family.

Sourabh Aggarwal, MD

Sourabh Aggarwal, MD, FACC, RPVI, is an interventional cardiologist with Heart One Associates who specializes in complex coronary and peripheral interventions at the practice’s locations in Buckeye, Peoria, and Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Aggarwal completed his residency in internal medicine from Western Michigan University, where he was also selected a chief resident by his peers. He pursued his passion for cardiology and completed his fellowship in cardiovascular diseases from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, followed by an interventional cardiology fellowship at Michigan State University/Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Dr. Aggarwal has multiple board certifications and in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, and peripheral vascular imaging. He also has extensive training and specializes in complex coronary and peripheral arterial diseases. He is very passionate about peripheral vascular disease and preventive cardiology and believes that “prevention is better than cure.” He has also received advanced training in procedures such as renal artery interventions, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and percutaneous PFO closure.

He has also published numerous research papers in various peer-reviewed journals and has more than 100 publications to his name. He has also received multiple awards, including Best Research Poster Award at the American College of Cardiology National Meeting, Best Poster and Best Research Paper at American College of Physicians at Michigan, and Best Poster and Research at Western Michigan University School of Medicine’s annual research day.

When not caring for his patients, Dr. Aggarwal enjoys traveling, reading history, and spending time with his family and toddler daughter.

Srujal Patel, MD

Srujal Patel, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist in Phoenix, Avondale, Surprise, and Flagstaff, Arizona. He specializes in preventive cardiology and general cardiology with a focus on lowering his patients’ risk for developing heart disease and having a heart attack or stroke. Dr. Patel is also dedicated to helping patients who already have cardiovascular disease prevent further issues and ensure they achieve the best health outcomes possible.

Dr. Patel completed his medical education at the SBKS Medical Institute & Research Centre in Vadodara, India, before traveling to the United States for his internship, residency, and fellowship training. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Texas at Austin and a cardiology fellowship at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in cardiovascular disease and holds several professional appointments and memberships, including the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Physicians. He’s also been an associate fellow of the American College of Cardiology in cardiology practice since 2018.

Jigar Patel, MD

Dr. Jigar Patel is a board-certified interventional cardiologist at Heart One Associates. He specializes in performing high risk coronary interventions, peripheral interventions and structural procedures.

He received his medical degree from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Gujarat-India in 2005. He then finished his residency in internal medicine at Maimonides Medical Center(2010) and did research fellowship in advanced heart failure therapies at Montefiore Medical Center NY(2012). He then pursued clinical heart failure and transplant fellowship at Texas Heart institute, Houston(2013). He then went on to complete a cardiovascular fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio(2016). He finished his interventional cardiology fellowship at University of Kansas Medical Center(KU)(2017).

He is board certified in cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography and nuclear medicine. He has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals for advanced cardiac and heart failure therapies. He has received awards for physician excellence in his training as well as practicing hospital.

He likes to listen to his patient and come up with a mutual plan with involvement of the patient. He is a strong advocate of prevention and encourages his patients to diet and exercise. He believes in “Laughter is the best medicine.”

When he is not at work, he likes to spend time traveling, following sports and spending time with family and his little daughter.