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Nitya Sthalekar, MD, FACC

Provider specializing in heart failure services.

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Nitya  Sthalekar
  • About

    Dr. Sthalekar received her medical degree from University of Mumbai in India, and she completed her internal medicine residency at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, IL. She went on to finish her cardiovascular medicine fellowship at St. Vincent Hospital/University of Massachusetts in Worcester, MA. Dr. Sthalekar then went to Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital to complete her fellowship in advanced heart failure & heart transplantation.

    As a former Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dr. Sthalekar has experience teaching at both University of Connecticut and Michigan State University. Most recently, Dr. Sthalekar served as Interim Director of Heart Failure Services for The Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT.

    Dr. Sthalekar specializes in:

    • Diagnosis & Evaluation for Heart Failure
    • Ongoing Heart Failure Disease Management
    • Selecting and Managing Patients after LVAD Implant 
    • Monitoring and Treating Cancer Patients for Heart Damage
    • Select and Enroll Patients in Cutting Edge Clinical Trials 
  • Education

    Medical School

    University of Mumbai - India


    John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Chicago, IL


    Cardiovascular Medicine - St. Vincent Hospital/University of Massachusetts - Worcester, MA

    Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation - Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital - New Haven, CT

  • More Information


    American Board of Internal Medicine Active Certifications:

    • Internal Medicine

    • Cardiovascular Disease

    • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    • Heart Failure Society of America
    • International Society of Heart Lung Transportation
    • American College of Cardiology
    • American Heart Association
    • American Society of Echocardiography