Samin K. Sharma, MD, is a renowned interventional cardiology expert in New York, well known for performing high-risk complex coronary interventions (more than 1,500 interventions per year) with an extremely high success rate (greater than 99 percent) while achieving an extremely low complication rate (less than 0.2 percent major complication). He has received the prestigious two-star designation (significantly lower than expected mortality) numerous times by the New York State Department of Health and the Governor’s Award of Excellence in Medicine in 1996.
He has served on New York State’s Cardiac Advisory Board from 2004–2016. Under Dr. Sharma’s leadership, The Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory has become one of the safest nd busiest centers in New York, providing state-of-the-art cardiac and interventional care for all types of simple and complex heart patients. In addition to coronary interventions, Dr. Sharma specializes in the non-surgical treatment of mitral and aortic
valve disease including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and MitraClip procedures (TMVR).
He has been dubbed “master of Rotablator” and is regularly featured on national and local TV (CBS, TV Asia) and in newspapers and magazines including Newsday, Newsweek, New York Times, New York Post, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News, Washington Post, New York Magazine, India Abroad, and India Today. He has received numerous awards: 2018 Chairman Board of Trustees, Association of Indians in America (AIA), 2015 Honorary Master of Science PhD degree by Rajasthan University Jaipur India, 2014 Distinguished Physician Scientist
by AAPI-QLI for excellence in Medicine, 2011 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, 2011 American Heart Association Achievement in Cardiovascular Science & Medicine Award, 2011 American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) Physician of the Year, 2010 Association of Indians in America (AIA) for Excellence in Medicine, 2003-2007 and 2010-2019 Best Doctors by New York Magazine, 2008-2019 Super Doctors, 2007 Jacobi Medallion Award by The Mount Sinai Hospital, and 2007 Physician of the Year by The Mount Sinai Hospital.
He has authored over 250 papers and 15 book chapters in the field of coronary interventions, structural heart disease and safety of percutaneous interventions. He is also a philanthropist, and The Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory is now named the Dr. Samin K. Sharma Family Foundation Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Dr. Sharma has built a 250-bed heart hospital (EHCC) in his native Jaipur, India to provide the best care to all patients irrespective of their financial and social status.
He also enjoys teaching other cardiologists through the annual live symposium called the Complex Coronary Cases (CCC) Symposium, which is in its 22nd year. His live monthly webcast series, Complex Coronary Cases, which broadcasts live procedures to 138 countries, is in its 11th year.