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Monica Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H.

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Director, Echocardiographic Research, Johns Hopkins University

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specializes in: Adults (18+ years), Geriatrics (55+ years)

Female

Expertise: Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography, Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment in Women, Hypertension, Medicine, Non-invasive Cardiology, Non-invasive Imaging, Pulmonary Hypertension ...read more

Research Interests: Pulmonary Hypertension; Right heart dysfunction; Myocardial Fibrosis; Hypertensive Heart Disease; Diastolic Heart Failure; Hypertension and Strain; Speckle Tracking Echocardiography ...read more

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Fax: 410-550-0012

Background

Dr. Monica Mukherjee is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University Division of Cardiology and specializes in advanced cardiac imaging, serving as the Director of Echocardiographic Research across campuses, as well as Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Dr. Mukherjee graduated Summa Cum Laude with dual Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Behavioral Neurosciences from the University of Florida. She received her Doctorate in Medicine from the George Washington University in Washington, DC, and internal medicine residency at Drexel University, before returning to George Washington to complete her fellowship in cardiovascular disease. She has a MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a special concentration in Epidemiological and Biostatistical Methods for Public Health and Clinical Research. Dr. Mukherjee's research focuses on advanced echocardiographic methods in the detection of right ventricular remodeling. She is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Scleroderma Foundation, and the Staurulakis Discovery Fund. Her research has been presented at the American Thoracic Society, American Heart Association, American College of Rheumatology, American College of Cardiology and was awarded the Top 25 Young Investigators Award from the American Society of Echocardiography in 2016. 

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Titles

  • Director, Echocardiographic Research, Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, George Washington University School of Medicine (2006)

Residencies

  • Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann Univ Hospital / Internal Medicine (2009)

Fellowships

  • George Washington University School of Medicine - GME / Cardiology (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease (2012)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2011)

Additional Training

  • Echocardiography, The National Board of Echocardiography (2014)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Mukherjee M, Chung SE, Ton VK, Hummers LK, Wigley FM, Abraham TP, Shah AA. Unique Abnormalities in Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain in Systemic Sclerosis Patients. Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging. 2016 Jun;9(6)

Mukherjee M, Sharma K, Madrazo JA, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Hays AG. Right Sided Heart Dysfunction In Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction And Worsening Renal Function. American Heart Journal, 2017 July

Mukherjee M, Mehta NK, Connolly J, Dusaj RS, Choi BG, Katz RJ, Lewis JF. Pulmonary Hypertension in Hypertensive Patients: Association with Diastolic Dysfunction and Increased Pulmonary Vascular Resistance. Echocardiography 2014 Apr;31(4):442-8

*Mukherjee M, Mercurio V, Tedford RJ, Shah AA, Hsu S, Mullin CJ, Sato T, Damico R, Kolb TM, Mathai SC, Hassoun PM. Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain is Diminished in Systemic Sclerosis Compared to Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Eur Respir J. 2017 Nov 22;50(5).

Streed CG, Harfouch O, Marvel, F, Blumenthal RS, Martin SS, Mukherjee M. Cardiovascular Disease Among Transgender Adults Receiving Hormone Therapy: A Narrative Review. Annals of Internal Medicine, Jul 25. doi: 10.7326/M17-0577.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Summa Cum Laude, Bachelors of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology, 2001
  • William H. Beaumont Honors in Research, George Washington University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Harold Lamport Biomedical Research Award, George Washington University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Donald H. Glew Memorial Award, George Washington University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography (FASE)
  • Top 25 Young Investigator Award, American Society of Echocardiography, 2016

Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Heart Association
  • National Board of Echocardiography

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Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Older Women May Be at Risk for Pulmonary Hypetension, MedPage Today (July 08, 2012)

International Spotlight on JHM Echo Programs, Medicine Matters, Johns Hopkins Medicine (June 21, 2016)

Advanced Echo Detection of Heart Disease in Scleroderma, Johns Hopkins Rheumatology (July 21, 2016)

Lend a Hand, Help a Heart, Inside Hopkins Medicine (July 26, 2016)

Cardiovascular Disease Among Transgender Adults Receiving Hormone Therapy: A Narrative Review, Article of the Week, Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine, Medicine Matters (July 25th, 2017)

Right Ventricular Myofilament Functional Differences in Humans with Systemic Sclerosis-associated versus Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Article of the Week, Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine, Medicine Matters (April 11th, 2018)

Improvement in Right Ventricular Strain with Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Upfront Therapy in Scleroderma-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Article of the Week, Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine, Medicine Matters (April 18th, 2018)

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