Rachana A. Kulkarni, MD

Clinical Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Rachana A. Kulkarni, MD
  • Medical School: Government Medical College, Nagpur, India
  • Internal Medicine: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Cardiology: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

Physician Biography

Dr Rachana A. Kulkarni, joined  Medicor Cardiology in 1998.  Dr. Kulkarni is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology.  She completed her internal medicine residency an cardiology fellowship at UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School following graduation from Government Medical College in Nagpur, India where she was a National Merit Scholar.

After serving on the Medical Executive Committee at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Somerset she became the Chief of Cardiology and currently serves as the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the hospital. Dr. Kulkarni practices noninvasive cardiology and her area of interests are preventive cardiology and heart disease in women.  She has dedicated her time and efforts to raising awareness for heart disease in women and has given multiple seminars, both nationally and internationally, to further this cause. She has been recognized by the American Heart Association for her efforts in that field. She currently serves on the executive leadership team of New Jersey's 'Go Red For Women' movement by the American Heart Association.

She has been published extensively and is also a contributing author in cardiology textbooks on heart disease in women. She speaks regularly at seminars to promote healthy lifestyle, to raise awareness of heart disease in the population and and promote leadership in women.

Dr Kulkarni has been recognized as a 'Top Doc' and as a 'Top Cardiologist' for the past several years.  In addition, she has been commended by her peers as one of the best Cardiologists in New Jersey  and has been identified as one of the Best Doctors for Women. She was also recognized as a top cardiologist by The International Association of HealthCare Professionals.

She has been honored for her leadership by the 'Executive Women of New Jersey' and was recognized by NJBIZ as Best 50 Women in Business in New Jersey for the outstanding contributions she has made to the state of New Jersey, both in her industry and community. She serves on the governing  body of AAPI (American associations of physicians of Indian origin) and is the chair of the women physician section of AAPI.

She is the proud mother of two children and lives in Montgomery with her husband. Her hobbies are reading, cooking and traveling.

Top Doctor 2015