Rajeev Garg, MD

Dr. Rajeev Garg is a distinguished interventional cardiologist offering specialized care to patients in Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona. With a focus on advanced heart failure, complex coronary procedures, including radial/ulnar artery catheterization, and structural heart disease, Dr. Garg is committed to providing comprehensive cardiovascular services.

Board-certified in interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Garg’s academic journey began at Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College in India, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree. He then pursued further training in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Garg continued his specialization with fellowships in cardiovascular diseases at the University of Missouri-Columbia and interventional cardiology at Lahey Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts.
Previously he served as the chair of cardiology at Abrazo West Campus and former chair of cardiology at Banner Estrella Medical Center (BEMC), Dr. Garg holds the position of Medical Director at Heart One Associates. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, he plays an active role in medical education as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at both Midwestern University and the University of Arizona. Currently, Dr. Garg runs the Complex CAD Clinic at Heart One Associates.

Dr. Garg’s dedication to advancing cardiovascular care is evident through his research contributions, including dozens of peer-reviewed articles and his role as co-investigator for Banner’s CardioMEMS pilot project. His commitment to excellence has been recognized by Phoenix Magazine, naming him a Top Doc for five years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023 & 2024.

Beyond his professional commitments, Dr. Garg finds solace in playing racquetball and cherishes moments with his beloved wife and son, enriching his life both inside and outside the medical realm.

Rajkumar Sugumaran, MD

Dr. Rajkumar Sugumaran is an esteemed interventional cardiologist providing comprehensive cardiovascular care to communities across West Phoenix. Dr. Sugumaran’s expertise lies in treating complex coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial and venous disease, advanced heart failure, and structural heart disease. With board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology, Dr. Sugumaran is dedicated to delivering high-quality care to his patients.
Dr. Sugumaran began his academic journey by earning a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He then returned to his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, where he obtained his medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Following this, he completed his internal medicine residency at the Ohio State University in Columbus. Dr. Sugumaran pursued further specialization with a cardiology fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and an interventional cardiology fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Additionally, he sought additional peripheral vascular training in Leipzig, Germany, to enhance his skills and knowledge.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Sugumaran has been actively involved in leadership roles within the medical community. Previously he served as the Chair of Cardiology at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center from 2019 to 2021 and currently serves as the Director of the Banner Lipid Initiative, focusing on lowering LDL for very high-risk and high-risk patients. Dr. Sugumaran also holds positions as an assistant clinical professor at The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and The Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Sugumaran enjoys pursuing his interests in traveling, sports, and singing. Most importantly, he treasures spending quality time with his wonderful wife and three children, finding joy and balance in family life.

Sanjay Shankar, MD, FACC, MMM

Dr. Sanjay Shankar is a dedicated interventional cardiologist who plays a pivotal role in serving patients across Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona. As one of the founding members of Heart One Associates LLC, Dr. Shankar brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his practice, specializing in coronary artery catheterizations, complex cardiac procedures, and heart failure management. He also focuses on the treatment and prevention of heart disease, with a special interest in medical oncology and venous disease. Dr. Shankar leads the venous ablation clinic and the only cardio-oncology clinic on the west side of Phoenix, collaborating closely with major oncology groups in the Valley to manage complex patients.

Dr. Shankar completed his medical residency and fellowship training in cardiology and interventional cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Additionally, he holds a master’s degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University. Board certified in general cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology, Dr. Shankar’s dedication to his field is evident through his extensive experience and credentials.

With a rich history of serving in administrative roles, including Chairman of Medicine at Trinity Health System in Ohio, Dr. Shankar has collaborated with pioneers and national leaders in cardiovascular disease at prestigious institutions such as The Ohio State University, Duke University, and UPMC.
Throughout his career, Dr. Shankar’s research contributions have been significant, with his work published in top peer-reviewed cardiology journals and his insights contributing to medical literature through book chapters. Notably, his research on understanding the mechanisms behind heart attacks has resulted in a U.S. Patent held by Duke University.
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Beyond his professional commitments, Dr. Shankar finds joy in family life, residing in the Scottsdale area with his wife and three children. An avid traveler, tennis enthusiast, and talented photographer, Dr. Shankar’s wildlife photographs have earned recognition through various world photography awards.

Sanjoy Bhattacharya, MD

Dr. Sanjoy Bhattacharya brings his expertise in cardiac electrophysiology to Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona. With a career spanning over a decade in the Phoenix area, Dr. Bhattacharya is known for his proficiency in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology, specializing in advanced ablation techniques for complex rhythm disturbances and implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators.
Dr. Bhattacharya’s academic journey began with a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He continued his pursuit of knowledge with a master’s degree in engineering at the University of Vermont, where his research interests in muscle physiology flourished through collaboration with the Department of Molecular Biology and Biophysics. His medical education took him to Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree, followed by training in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas. Dr. Bhattacharya further specialized in cardiovascular diseases and cardiac electrophysiology during his fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

Outside of his medical practice, Dr. Bhattacharya finds solace in sports, particularly racquetball and squash. He remains a dedicated fan of the Duke Blue Devils basketball team and enjoys bonding with his three daughters over math and English homework. Balancing his professional commitments, Dr. Bhattacharya cherishes quality time with his wife and three children, enriching his life beyond the realms of medicine.

Nishant Gupta, MD

Dr. Nishant Gupta is a highly skilled cardiologist practicing in Phoenix, Peoria, and Buckeye, Arizona. With a focus on complex coronary, peripheral, and structural heart interventions, he brings extensive expertise to his patients. Dr. Gupta is particularly experienced in treating chronic total occlusions, bifurcation stenosis, and performs advanced procedures including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, percutaneous ASD/PFO closure, watchman device implantation, and minimally invasive mitral valve repair.

Originally trained at Government Medical College in India, Dr. Gupta continued his medical journey in the United States. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York before pursuing his passion for cardiology. His fellowship in cardiovascular diseases was undertaken at 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.

Board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiography; Dr. Gupta is recognized for his excellence in the field. He has performed numerous transcatheter aortic valve replacements and is sought after as an expert and proctor for Medtronic Valve Therapies. Currently serving as the Vice-Chairman of Cardiology at Arizona Heart Hospital/Arrowhead Hospital, Dr. Gupta continues to contribute to advancements in cardiovascular care.
Dr. Gupta’s dedication to research is evident in his numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and a book chapter. His accolades include winning the Best-Case Report Award for the American College of Chest Physicians and the Best Research Poster Award for the American College of Cardiology. He was also honored with an Excellence in Research Award at Seton Hall University.

Outside of his medical practice, Dr. Gupta finds joy in playing cricket, dancing, and cherishing moments with his family.

Sourabh Aggarwal, MD

Dr. Sourabh Aggarwal is an interventional cardiologist who specializes in advanced treatments for complex heart and vascular conditions across Buckeye, Peoria, and Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Aggarwal’s journey in medicine began with his residency in internal medicine at Western Michigan University, where he was recognized as a chief resident by his peers. His passion for cardiology led him to pursue further training, completing a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, followed by an interventional cardiology fellowship at Michigan State University/Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

With multiple board certifications in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, and peripheral vascular imaging, Dr. Aggarwal brings a wealth of expertise to his practice. He is particularly dedicated to treating complex coronary and peripheral arterial diseases, with a strong belief in preventive cardiology.

Dr. Aggarwal’s commitment to advancing cardiovascular care is evident in his extensive research contributions, with over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His work has been recognized with several awards, including the Best Research Poster Award at the American College of Cardiology National Meeting and multiple accolades from prestigious medical institutions.

Outside of his medical practice, Dr. Aggarwal enjoys exploring new destinations, delving into historical literature, and cherishing moments with his family, especially his young daughter.

Srujal Patel, MD

Dr. Srujal Patel is a compassionate cardiologist serving communities in the Central and West Valley. His passion lies in preventive cardiology and general cardiology, where he focuses on helping patients reduce their risk of heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes. Dr. Patel is committed to supporting those already living with cardiovascular issues, guiding them toward better health and preventing future complications.

Originally trained at the SBKS Medical Institute & Research Centre in Vadodara, India, Dr. Patel continued his medical journey in the United States. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas at Austin, followed by a cardiology fellowship at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a specialization in cardiovascular disease, Dr. Patel is deeply involved in professional organizations such as the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Physicians. Recognized for his dedication to cardiology practice, he has held the title of associate fellow of the American College of Cardiology since 2018.

Jigar Patel, MD

Dr. Jigar Patel is a caring heart specialist who focuses on helping patients with complex heart conditions. His expertise lies in performing intricate procedures to treat heart problems like blocked arteries, issues with blood vessels in the legs, and structural heart issues.

He began his journey to becoming a heart doctor by earning his medical degree from Maharaja Sayajirao University in Gujarat, India, back in 2005. After that, he completed his training at several top medical institutions, including Maimonides Medical Center in New York, the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, and the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Patel is not only highly trained but also board certified in several areas related to heart health. He’s known for his research in advanced heart treatments and has published many papers in medical journals.
In his practice, Dr. Patel believes in working closely with his patients. He listens carefully to their concerns and includes them in decisions about their care. He’s passionate about helping people live healthier lives and often encourages them to eat well, stay active, and find joy in everyday moments.
Outside of work, Dr. Patel loves to travel, watch sports, and spend time with his family, especially his little daughter.