Dr. Rohit Arora is the Chief of Cardiology and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center.
Dr. Arora has always wanted to fix people’s broken hearts. Coming from a family of physicians, Rohit was encouraged to work as a doctor of some sort. His brother was a cardiologist and it didn’t take long before Dr. Arora realized that this was his calling in life.
Dr. Rohit Arora attended medical school at the Topiwala National Medical College at University of Bombay, earning his medical degree. Following this, Dr. Arora completed a residency program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine at North General Hospital. While now qualified to work as a doctor, Dr. Arora pursued cardiology and chose to do more schooling.
Dr. Rohit Arora completed a nuclear cardiology fellowship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, thus putting him one step closer to his dream of becoming a cardiologist. From here, Dr. Arora completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Each day holds new and exciting challenges for Dr. Arora. Dr. Rohit Arora typically spends between 12-16 hours a day at the healthcare center. In addition to various administrative duties, Dr. Arora looks after patients and trains residency students and fellowships. He also regularly oversees clinical research studies and has authored well over 400 papers and abstracts.
What keeps Dr. Rohit Arora going is the knowledge that he is making a true difference in the lives of his patients and students. If not working to cure individuals of their heart-related illnesses, Dr. Arora is busy training the next generation of cardiologists, ensuring that patients will continue to receive top quality care.