Meet Our Leadership

Sabahat Bokhari, MD
Director, The Cardiac Amyloidosis and Cardiomyopathy Center
Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH)
Program Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Program. RWJUH
Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Dr. Sabahat Bokhari, MD, an internationally-recognized Amyloidosis expert, serves as the center’s Director, the first program of its kind in New Jersey. Dr. Bokhari pioneered the development of a non-invasive imaging method, called Technetium-Pyrophosphate (Tc-99m PYP) imaging, that is used worldwide and is recommended by the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology for the evaluation of cardiac transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR). He has served as the Director of Nuclear Cardiology and Advanced Cardiac Imaging at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center and at the Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute. Dr. Bokhari has trained candidates from top tier cardiology programs throughout the country.

Partho P. Sengupta, MD, MBBS, FACC
Henry Rutgers Professor and the Chief of the Division of Cardiology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Dr. Partho P. Sengupta, MD, MBBS, FACC, is the Henry Rutgers Professor and the Chief of Division of Cardiology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr Sengupta completed his clinical residency and cardiology fellowship from Mayo Clinic Rochester and Arizona in 2007 and 2010 respectively. He has over 250 peer-reviewed publications. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of American College of Cardiology for Cardiovascular Imaging, has served as a Board of Director for the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and as the Chair of the ASE Telehealth and New Technology Taskforce. Prior to his role at Rutgers, he served as Abnash C Jain Chair and Professor of Cardiology, Chief of Division of Cardiology and Director of Cardiac Imaging at West Virginia University, Morgantown.

He has won several excellence awards with the most recent being the ASE's Rich Popp Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2020. Other significant awards include the AACIO Young Investigator Award in 2010, Mayo Brother's Distinguished Fellowship Award in 2009, Mayo Clinic Research Award in 2007, ASE's Young Investigator Award in 2004,among others.

With his futuristic ideas, investigative skills and international work, Dr. Sengupta is widely acclaimed by major media outlets. He delivered ASE’s first-ever presentation using hologram technology at the ASE's 24th Annual Scientific Sessions in 2018. He was nominated by the American Medical Association for the "Inspiration in Medicine" talk, 2017. In 2016, he was invited as stage speaker for TEDMED where he presented on “Using Holography to Reshape Cardiology”. He also received the ASE's 14th Feigenbaum Lectureship for his significant contributions to research in the field of echocardiography in 2013.

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