Division of Cardiology


Investigations in cardiovascular disease prevention, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and transplantation, epidemiology, myocardial blood flow, interventional cardiology/cardiac catheterization, and medical education. more info 

Patient Care

Find an cardiologist, Einstein-Montefiore hospitals, clinical services in Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Echocardiography, Heart Failure and Transplantation, Consultative Cardiology, and Nuclear Cardiology. more info 

Education and Training

Cardiology Fellowship Program 


Einstein-Montefiore Division of Cardiology faculty list. more info 

News & Media

Dr. Robert Ostfeld, associate professor of clinical medicine and cardiology expert at Albert Einstein College of MedicineAre Cardiologists Refusing to Follow New Cholesterol Recommendations?
This article on new cholesterol treatment recommendations highlights a case study presented by Robert Ostfeld, M.D., director, Cardiac Wellness Program, at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting that showed a patient who went on a plant-based diet effectively lowered his cardiovascular risks without taking statins.

Dr. John Fisher, heart expert in the Bronx at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center Dr. John Fisher to Receive Heart Rhythm Society Distinguished Service Award
Dr. John Fisher has been selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Heart Rhythm Society, one of four major awards given in recognition of an individual who has made outstanding contributions.

Dr. Robert Ostfeld, associate professor of clinical medicine and cardiology expert at Albert Einstein College of MedicineChanging the Framework of Medicine for Good
In an audio interview, Dr. Robert Ostfeld shares information about Montefiore’s Cardiac Wellness Program, which provides education about preventing and reversing heart disease with a whole food/plant-based diet. Dr. Ostfeld's interview begins at 47:42.

First Guidelines Issued To Prevent Stroke in Women
Dr. Ileana Piña discusses the American Heart Association’s new guidelines for preventing stroke in women, including that women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy have an increased risk of stroke.


Division Chief

Mario J. Garcia, M.D.Mario J. Garcia, MD (Bio)

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Professor of Radiology
Pauline Levitt Chair in Medicine
Co-Director of the Montefiore-Einstein Heart Center

Dr. Mario Garcia: Offering Insights into the Heart 

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