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Mona Kinkhabwala, MD, FACC

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
Mona Kinkhabwala, MD, FACC

Dr. Kinkhabwala is a board-certified cardiologist, with a special interest in advanced cardiovascular imaging. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and is a nuclear cardiology faculty member at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

After graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003, she went on to complete medical school at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in 2007. She subsequently completed her internal medicine residency, cardiovascular fellowship and an advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where she also served as a chief medical resident. During her advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship, she gained expertise in SPECT, cardiac PET, viability testing, 99m technetium pyrophosphate scintigraphy, CT angiography, and calcium scoring.

While at Columbia, Dr. Kinkhabwala has presented her research at both local and national conferences, and has co-authored several articles on cardiovascular disease that have appeared in publications including American Journal of Cardiology and Expert Reviews of Cardiovascular Therapy. Upon completing her training, Dr. Kinkhabwala joined Columbia as a clinical cardiologist with a particular interest in bringing the practical applications of state-of-the-art and highly specialized cardiovascular imaging techniques to the community.

Dr. Kinkhabwala is board certified in cardiovascular disease, comprehensive echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and internal medicine. She is an attending physician at both Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY.

She currently resides in Manhattan with her family. As a working mother of two, she understands how important one’s health is to the well-being of one’s family and hopes to help her patients live happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiac PET Imaging
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Echocardiography

Education & Training

  • MD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center


  • Suffern Office

    222 Route 59
    Suffern, NY 10901
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (845) 368-0100

Practices And Centers

  • Hudson Valley

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (845) 368-0100


Kinkhabwala M, Panagiotou D, Castano A, Weinberg R, Pozniakoff T, Bhatia K, Jin Z, Deluca A, Maurer M, Bokhari S. Distribution of Transthyretin-Related Cardiac Amyloidosis Using Technetium Pyrophosphate (99m TC-PYP) SPECT. Oral Abstract, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 20th Annual Scientific Session (September 2015)

Honors & Awards

Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Alpha Omege Alpha National Medical Honor Society

Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania

Dean's List, University of Pennsylvania