Dr. Sheila Kar, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Sheila Kar, M.D., F.A.C.C. Get a Second Opinion

Attending Physician, Internal Medicine

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Areas of expertise

General Internal Medicine

Bio

Dr. Kar graduated from NRS Medical School in Calcutta, India. She obtained a Diploma in Cardiology at the Calcutta University, India and moved to Los Angeles, CA. to work as a Research Fellow in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. She continued at the same center as an Intern and Resident in Internal Medicine garnering several awards for excellence and later on was a Fellow in Cardiology.

She has been active at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center serving in numerous committees and rose in ranks to become Clinical Chief, Division of Cardiology.
Currently, she serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and California Chapter of the College of Cardiology.

Education

School
NRS Medical School and Hospital, University of Calcutta, India
Fellowship
Cardiology: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Residency
Institute of Post Graduate Education and Research, Calcutta University, India | Internal Medicine: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Internship
Internal Medicine: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Medical Degree
M.D., F.A.C.C.

Awards

First Rank, Diploma in Cardiology, Calcutta University, India.
Simonize Award, American Heart Association. Los Angeles Affiliate. Young Investigators Competition.
Leo G. Rigler. M.D. Awards: Best Intern, 1993 and Best Resident, 1994.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.
Solomon Scholars Resident Research Award, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.
Ben Newman, M.D. Award for Humanistic Physician Qualities, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.
Chief Cardiology Fellow, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.
Member of the Board of Directors, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.
Member of the Board of Directors, American College of Cardiology, California chapter
Member of the Board of Directors, DARE America.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.
President, Sheila Kar Foundation.
Clinical Chief. Division of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Publications

Available on request