Lakshmi Nambiar, M.D.
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Lakshmi Nambiar, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Cardiology


  • Cardiac MRI
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Women's Heart Disease
  • Heart Imaging
  • Heart Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology


Dr. Lakshmi Nambiar is a cardiologist and Assistant Professor in the Cardiovascular Division of the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed her internal medicine residency and cardiovascular disease fellowship at the University of Vermont Medical Center. She was recruited to join the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine after completing her fellowship in advanced cardiac imaging with a focus on cardiac MRI and echocardiography at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Nambiar is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.   

Her clinical interests include the application of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and echocardiography to women’s cardiac health and congenital heart disease. She is first author on multiple peer-reviewed publications including in JACC and JASE. Her research has been recognized with national media releases including in Medscape, MedPage Today, and TCTMD. She is committed to excellence in patient-centered care and education.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

American College of Cardiology Imaging Section Travel Award 

Northern New England American College of Cardiology Research Award

University of Vermont Harriet P. Dustan MD Award

MIT Undergraduate Research Symposium Award


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.B.,B.Ch., B.A.O., Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland), 2014
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported