Monica Ahluwalia, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Monica Ahluwalia
72 E. Concord Street


Monica Ahluwalia MD, FACC received her MD at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School with Distinction in Research, and completed her Internal Medicine Residency, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship and Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania, NYU School of Medicine and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, respectively, where she received the Baughman Award of Clinical Excellence. Dr. Ahluwalia is currently an Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and Staff Cardiologist at the Boston Medical Center Boston, MA where she is medical director of the Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases Program. She is also an Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Her current research interests include studying the use of machine learning to detect hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and develop enhanced risk stratification tools among diverse populations in collaboration with data scientists to help mitigate healthcare disparities. Outside the University, she is a member of societies including American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and Heart Failure Society of America.


  • Published on 1/1/2023

    Sehgal S, Subramanyam P, Ahluwalia M, Rastogi A, Bergman G. Transcatheter mitral valve implantation: Implications of interventional technique and 3D echocardiography for complex valve-in-valve paravalvular leak. Ann Card Anaesth. 2023; 26(2):227-231. PMID: 37706394.

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  • Published on 11/10/2020

    Ahluwalia M, Ho CY. Cardiovascular genetics: the role of genetic testing in diagnosis and management of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Heart. 2021 02; 107(3):183-189. PMID: 33172912.

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  • Published on 10/7/2020

    Ahluwalia M, Givertz MM, Mehra MR. A proposed strategy for management of immunosuppression in heart transplant patients with COVID-19. Clin Transplant. 2020 11; 34(11):e14032. PMID: 32621523.

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  • Published on 7/12/2020

    Vani A, Ahluwalia M, Donnino R, Jung A, Vaynblat M, Latson L, Saric M. A case of nonvalvular endocarditis with biventricular apical infected thrombi. Echocardiography. 2020 07; 37(7):1072-1076. PMID: 32654168.

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  • Published on 6/4/2020

    Almufleh A, Ahluwalia M, Givertz MM, Weintraub J, Young M, Cooper I, Shea EL, Mehra MR, Desai AS. Short-term Outcomes in Ambulatory Heart Failure during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring. J Card Fail. 2020 07; 26(7):633-634. PMID: 32505815.

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  • Published on 3/29/2020

    Ahluwalia M, Givertz MM, Mehra MR. Bariatric surgery and heart transplantation outcomes: A note of caution. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 09; 39(9):986-987. PMID: 32307249.

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  • Published on 3/7/2020

    Li B, Ahluwalia M, Narula N, Moreira AL, Swistel DG, Massera D, Sherrid MV. Cardiac AA amyloidosis in a patient with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2020 Sep - Oct; 48:107218. PMID: 32388447.

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  • Published on 3/5/2020

    Sherrid MV, Riedy K, Rosenzweig B, Massera D, Saric M, Swistel DG, Ahluwalia M, Arabadjian M, DeFonte M, Stepanovic A, Serrato S, Xia Y, Zhong H, Maron MS, Maron BJ, Reynolds HR. Distinctive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Anatomy and Obstructive Physiology in Patients Admitted With Takotsubo Syndrome. Am J Cardiol. 2020 06 01; 125(11):1700-1709. PMID: 32278461.

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  • Published on 6/27/2019

    Ahluwalia M, Sehgal S, Vainrib AF, Applebaum R, Latson L, Williams MR, Saric M. Klippel-Feil syndrome: A very unusual cause of severe aortic regurgitation visualized by multimodality imaging. Echocardiography. 2019 08; 36(8):1586-1589. PMID: 31246314.

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  • Published on 6/7/2019

    Ahluwalia M, Pan S, Ghesani M, Phillips LM. A new era of imaging for diagnosis and management of cardiac sarcoidosis: Hybrid cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 12; 26(6):1996-2004. PMID: 31175626.

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