Monika Sanghavi, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern. As a clinical cardiologist, she focuses mainly on women’s cardiovascular health.
After receiving her undergraduate degree magna cum laude in bioengineering from Oregon State University, Dr. Sanghavi attended medical school at Oregon Health and Science University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and received advanced training in cardiology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern, where she was Chief Cardiology Fellow.
Dr. Sanghavi is a member of the American Society of Preventive Cardiology, the Texas Medical Association, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiology. In 2013, she was presented the American Heart Association Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence.
At UT Southwestern, Dr. Sanghavi founded the Women in Internal Medicine group, designed to foster leadership skills and interests in internal medicine among resident and fellows.
She is also a volunteer for the Dallas chapter of the AHA Go Red for Women campaign. She speaks at their events helping to raise awareness about heart disease in women.