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  • Puneet Khanna , MD

    Puneet K. Khanna, MD

    Desert Cardiology Consultants
    Hal B. Wallis Bldg.
    39000 Bob Hope Dr.
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    Phone: (760) 346-0642
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  • Puneet Khanna, MD, graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College in India. He went on to do his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This was followed by three years of a Fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Southern California and a fourth year of Interventional Cardiology.

    Dr. Khanna was Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1990. He is also Board Certified in the subspecialties of Cardiology (1993, 2003), Interventional Cardiology (1998, 2009), Vascular Medicine (2012) and Endovascular Medicine (2012).

    Dr. Khanna has been on staff at Eisenhower Hospital since 1993 and has performed over 10,000 interventional and vascular procedures in his career. He has served in various capacities including as Chief of Cardiology and is currently the Co -Director of the Cardiac Catheterization lab. He has been instrumental in bringing in new technologies to EMC, including directional atherectomy, rotational atherectomy, intra coronary radiation and orbital atherectomy.

    In addition to his active practice Dr. Khanna has been personally involved with the evolution and development of new medical devices for the last 15 years. He has  issued and pending patents from the United States Patent & Trademarks  Office  relating to cardiac and vascular devices. He has authored manuscripts, scientific abstracts and articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has been an investigator for leading medical devices and clinical trials and continues to remain active with medical research. He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of seven different companies.

    He is married to Monica Khanna, MD, Chief of Radiation Oncology at Eisenhower Medical and has two children who are currently attending college. "We are blessed to be living in this wonderful valley and to be able to serve our patients in such a great environment" he says. In his free time he loves to golf and ski.

  • Professional Details

    • Cardiology*
    • Interventional Cardiology*
    • Cardiovascular Disease*
    • English
    • Hindi
    • Punjabi
    • 25
    • 25
    • YES
  • Professional Education

    • Armed Forces Med School
    • Safdarjang Hospital
    • University of Alabama Hospital
    • University of Alabama Hospital
    • LAC USC Medical Center
    • Kaiser Foundation Hosp-West LA
  • Board Certification

    • American Board of IM/Cardiovascular Disease
    • American Board of IM/Interventional Cardiology
* Indicates Board Certified Specialty
  • Publication Date: February 21, 2018
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