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NYU Langone Provider

Binita Shah, MD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
  • Languages: English, Hindi, Spanish
  • Phone: 212-263-5656
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More Than 1,800 Coronary Catheter Procedures
Associate Director of Research for the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
More Than 40 Peer-Reviewed Medical Journal Publications

At NYU Langone’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, I provide treatment for people whose arteries are blocked due to heart disease. Every person’s diagnosis is different, so care starts with a series of questions. What is the extent of the blockage? Does the artery need to be opened with a stent, or can it be treated with medication? If a procedure is needed, what is the best approach? It’s this challenge—to solve unique problems with creative solutions—that led me to become an interventional cardiologist.

For each patient, my team looks at numerous factors before coming up with a treatment plan. We consider a person’s age, overall health, the extent of the blockage, and its location. We then determine the best technique for opening the artery. Most often this involves the use of stents, which help restore healthy blood flow. Sometimes a person has more than one blockage, and that factors into our planning as well.

I specialize in radial artery catheterization, a technique in which we access the coronary arteries by placing a catheter in an artery in the wrist. Another option is to use an artery in the groin, but research shows that for most patients, radial access is better. This is especially true for people who need complicated procedures or have other health issues.

When possible, I encourage my patients to ask questions before we start a procedure. I do my best to explain the recommended treatment and associated risks, and I encourage shared decision-making. It’s important that I understand my patients concerns so I can help them return to their active lives.

During my medical training, I realized that I excel in emergency situations. I can steer the ship and stay calm, which is important in interventional cardiology. It’s immensely satisfying to know that because of my care, people walk out of the hospital and can be with their families. That is the part of the job that makes it all worthwhile.

Conditions and Treatments

  • heart attack
  • mitral valve regurgitation
  • critical limb ischemia
  • critical limb ischemia
  • arterial occlusive disease
  • carotid artery disease
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • heart muscle disease
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • chest pain
  • carotid stenosis
  • renal artery stenosis
  • high blood pressure disorder
  • aortic valve disease
  • coronary heart disease
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • claudication
  • congestive heart failure
  • inflammation of the heart valve
  • aortic valve insufficiency
  • antiplatelet therapy
  • cardiac catheterization

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology), 2012
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, 2012
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Interventional Cardiology, 2011
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Medicine/Cardiology, 2010
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2007
  • MD from New York University, 2004

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Locations and Appointments

NYU Cardiac Catheterization Associates

550 1st Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Research Summary

Dr. Shah's research focuses on modifiable factors affecting patient outcomes in the setting of acute coronary syndrome and percutaneous coronary intervention. She has received funding from the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, New York State, and National Institutes of Health (KL2 Scholar) to test novel therapeutic strategies aimed at modifying abnormal metabolic and inflammatory profiles in patients with coronary and peripheral artery disease.

These focus areas and their associated publications are derived from PubMed and the MeSH term library. *
represents one publication
*Due to PubMed processing times, the most recent publications may not be reflected in the timeline.

  • Validation of OCT-based FUnctional diagnoSIs of corONary stenosis (FUSION)

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  • The Door To Unloading with IMPELLA CP Pivotal Study

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  • CHEETAH:A Prospective Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety and Performance of the CAT RX Aspiration Catheter in Patients with a High Thrombus Burden Acute Coronary Vessel Occlusion

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