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Cardiologist Dr. Avni Thakore Named Chief Medical Officer for CHS Physician Partners Medical Group

May 22nd, 2018

Avni ThakoreCatholic Health Services (CHS) has named Avni Thakore, MD, FACC, chief medical officer (CMO) for CHS Physician Partners Medical Group. Thakore brings extensive experience and robust credentials to this newly created role, having previously served as associate CMO and chair of cardiology for AdvantageCare Physicians, as well as treating patients in clinical practice in Lake Success, NY.

Thakore earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Yale University, graduating magna cum laude, and subsequently received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard. This was followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Boston Medical Center and an advanced fellowship in cardiovascular imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Medical Center.

She has participated in a number of clinical trials as the principal investigator and was awarded various grants for her research in cardiovascular inflammation and endothelial function. In addition, she has been published in the American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and numerous other publications. She has been invited to speak at the International Academy of Cardiology and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. Thakore has received many honors, including nominations for NY Top Doctors and NY Castle Connolly Best Doctors in 2017, as well as being named among America’s Best Physicians and winner of the Leaders in HeathCare Top Doctor/Top Cardiologist recognition and the Soma Weiss/Harvard Medical School Research Award.

Thakore is board certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and internal medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society of Echocardiography, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American Medical Association, Medical Society of the State of New York and other professional organizations. Raised on Long Island, she resides in Nassau County with her family.

Thakore’s clinical practice is located at 2200 Northern Boulevard, Suite 116, East Hills. The office can be reached at (516) 563-7930.

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Photo: Cardiologist Avni Thakore, MD, of Lake Success, has been appointed chief medical officer for CHS Physician Partners Medical Group.

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