Annapoorna Kini, is an endowed Zena and Michael A Wiener Professor of Medicine, Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Program Director of Interventional Cardiology Fellowship and Director of Structural Heart Intervention Program. Annapoorna is an international leader in the field of percutaneous coronary intervention and heart valve therapy.
Annapoorna is internationally acclaimed for her special expertise in performing complex and high-risk interventional cases, especially in chronic total occlusion, calcific and bifurcation lesions. She has extensive experience with the techniques of mitral, aortic balloon valvuloplasty, and septal (alcohol) ablation for the treatment of obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. She has been among the first interventional cardiologists in the country to use transcutaneous aortic valve implantation procedure in the treatment of patients with aortic stenosis and performs MitralClip procedures for patients with mitral regurgitation.