About the Director

About Program Director Diwakar Jain, MD, FACC, MASNC, FSNMMI

Dr. Jain has performed extensive research in the field of cardio-oncology and has published several scientific publications relating to this specialty. He trained at the Yale University School of Medicine with the team of researchers that conducted pioneering studies on the cardiotoxicity of anthracyclines, a class of drugs used in cancer chemotherapy, and published initial guidelines for the prevention of heart failure in patients undergoing anthracycline therapy. These guidelines formed the framework for approaches to the prevention of heart failure caused by anthracyclines.

Dr. Jain is internationally renowned in the fields of nuclear cardiology and molecular cardiovascular imaging; behavior, mental stress and heart disease; and how cancer chemotherapy that can affect the heart and vascular system. He has published more than 135 scientific papers, review articles and book chapters. He also has co-authored two books.

Dr Jain has lectured extensively worldwide and earned many awards. He has served as a member of several editorial boards, has reviewed books and has served as a scientific reviewer for over 25 medical journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Circulation, the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC); JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging; and the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

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Appointments, Referrals, Information

WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute
Ambulatory Care Pavilion at Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595

Patient Transfers or Emergencies
Contact the Westchester Medical Center Transfer Center at 914.493.5555. Assistance is available around the clock, seven days a week.