The American Health Council has proudly welcomed Dr. Mahazarin Ginwalla MD, as “Best in Medicine,” in recognition of 17 years spent working within the healthcare industry.
Dr. Ginwalla has always appreciated the intensity of Cardiovascular Medicine. Having come from a legacy of doctors with both parents practicing medicine, Dr. Ginwalla always knew she wanted to follow in their footsteps and become a doctor. She focused her studies in Cardiovascular Medicine/Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplantation Medicine, graduating from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College in 2000.
In her current capacity, Dr. Ginwalla has fulfilled the role of Associate Professor – Medical Director of Heart Failure at the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center for the past 6 years. The history of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is linked to the history of Cleveland. Founded in 1866, the center was nurtured and supported by Cleveland’s great industrial families of the late 19th and early 20th centuries – the same families that played key roles in the development of the city’s noted civic and cultural institutions, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, The Cleveland Orchestra, and The Cleveland Foundation.
On a day to day basis, Dr. Ginwalla takes care of patients facing an entire spectrum of cardiac
problems including cardiomyopathies, heart rhythm problems, and heart blockages. Her focus is on caring for advanced heart failure patients who require heart transplantation or mechanical circulatory support including left ventricular assist devices (LVADs). Her particular expertise lies in the areas of heart failure, cardiac transplantation, mechanical circulatory support.
Over the course of her impressive career, Dr. Ginwalla has been actively involved in clinical and administrative activities, education, and research. She has been published widely in leading journals in her field, including the Journal of American College of Cardiology, Circulation-Heart Failure, the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and Transplantation Proceedings. She is also involved in several important national and international trials.
Dr. Ginwalla has served as a committee member for various national committees and was elected as a Board Member of the Ohio-American College of Cardiology. She has organized heart failure workshops, written several book chapters and has given numerous talks as an invited guest speaker. Dr. Ginwalla has also been recognized and named in Best Doctors in America®.
Among her many achievements, Dr Ginwalla is proud to serve as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and is a keynote speaker for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women. She also has professional associations with the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, the American Health Council, the Cardiological Society of India and the Indian Medical Association.
In the next five years, Dr. Ginwalla plans to continue excelling in her field of heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation, while also conducting research and teaching the next generation of cardiologists.
Reflecting on her career to date, Dr. Ginwalla attributes her success to hard work, perseverance, and her passion for taking care of patients. She also attributes it to having a very supportive family and considers her most cherished personal achievements as being a wife and mother. In her spare time Dr. Ginwalla enjoys travelling, cooking, reading, playing the piano, biking and spending time with her family.
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Associate Professor – Medical Director of Heart Failure at University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center
- The history of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is linked to the history of Cleveland. Founded in 1866, we were nurtured and supported by Cleveland’s great industrial families of the late 19th and early 20th centuries – the same families that played key roles in the development of the city’s noted civic and cultural institutions, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, The Cleveland Orchestra, and The Cleveland Foundation.
- American College of Cardiology
- Heart Failure Society of America
- International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
- American Health Council
- Cardiological Society of India
- Indian Medical Association