Ajay J Kirtane

Ajay J Kirtane

Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, US

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Ajay J Kirtane is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, Division of Cardiology, at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). He is a practising interventional cardiologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital/CUMC with an interest in coronary and peripheral intervention. Dr Kirtane is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed clinical and research fellowships in cardiovascular disease and coronary and peripheral vascular intervention at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Honors & Awards
Columbia University Medical Center:
2009 Ewig Clinical Teaching Award (three-year funded award), Department of Medicine
2010 Daniel V. Kimberg Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Medicine (given annually to a single recipient)
2011-present Selected to be a Firm Attending on the Neu Firm, Columbia University Department of Medicine
2012 Participant (by nomination/acceptance) in P&S Leadership & Management Institute sponsored by Columbia Doctors, The Columbia Faculty Practice Organization and the Office of the Dean at the College of P&S

American College of Cardiology:
2010 Selected as American College of Cardiology’s Emerging Faculty

Harvard Medical School:
2005 George E. Altman, M.D. and Harriet Altman Annual Cardiology Fellow Award

University of California San Francisco:
2000 Selected as Chief Medical Resident for 2001-2002 academic year

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons:
1996 Gregory Grove Memorial Scholarship (given to the highest-ranking student in the second year class), co-recipient
1998 Externship in Human Rights and Medicine in India
1998 Marie Nercessian Memorial Award for Humanism in Medicine
1998 Membership in Alpha Omega Alpha Society

Princeton University:
1993 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Fellowship
1994 E.R. Squibb and Sons Senior Thesis Prize for Contributions to Scientific Research
1994 Membership in Phi Beta Kappa Society
1994 Membership in Society of Sigma Xi


Management of the Asymptomatic Diabetic Patient with Evidence of Ischemia

Dimitrios Bliagos, Ajay J Kirtane, Jeffrey W Moses, et al

Citation: US Cardiology 2010; 7(1):76–80

Distal Embolisation in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Edwin Lee, Ajay J Kirtane,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology 2007;2(1):49-51

Management of the Asymptomatic Diabetic Patient with Evidence of Ischemia

Dimitrios Bliagos, Ajay J Kirtane, Jeffrey W Moses, et al

Citation: European Cardiology 2010;6(1):62–4


Vascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Transradial Catheterization, Endovascular Intervention, Peripheral Arterial Intervention, Renal Denervation for Hypertension, Stents