The Heart Guy presents The Heart of the Matter with Sanjog Kalra, M.D. - Season 5, Episode 2
The Heart Guy presents The Heart of The MatterNovember 02, 2021x
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The Heart Guy presents The Heart of the Matter with Sanjog Kalra, M.D. - Season 5, Episode 2

In this episode, Dr. Gary Sherman is host to Interventional cardiologist and Critical Care Specialist, Dr. Sanjog Kalra. Dr. Kalra was born and raised in Canada, to parents of India origin. Following graduate studies at the University of Toronto in Clinical Pharmacology, Dr. Kalra completed his (MD) training at the University of Calgary. He returned to the University of Toronto in 2008 for Internal Medicine training before moving to Halifax for his Adult Cardiology Fellowship at Dalhousie University and finally, back to Toronto for Advanced Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention at St. Michael’s Hospital. In 2015, Dr. Kalra moved to New York, to train under worldwide leaders in the field, as the first Complex, High-Risk (and Indicated) Patient (CHIP) fellow at Columbia University Medical Center. During his CHIP fellowship, Dr. Kalra gained expertise in complex and high-risk coronary interventions, chronic total occlusion percutaneous Cardiac Intervention, contemporary hemodynamic support implantation and management, and cardiac critical care.

Dr. Kalra recently completed his tenure as the Director of Complex Coronary Therapeutics and the Associate Director, of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has now returned to Canada to take up a position at the world-recognized Toronto General Hospital, where he is focused on helping to build a gold-standard complex Percutaneous Cardiac Intervention program. He is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in the area of complex coronary revascularization, modern hemodynamic support therapies, and in the management of shock and critically ill heart patients.

 Dr. Kalra is married with 2 young children. He and his family remain closely connected to their roots in India and return frequently.