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


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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology


  • Cardiac MRI
  • Echocardiography
  • Hypertension
  • Women's Heart Disease
  • Heart Imaging
  • Heart Disease


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.  

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, and her research has been recognized with presentations at national meetings and media releases. 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

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 - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • 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