Deepak Acharya, MD, MSPH

Associate Professor, Medicine
Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Deepak Acharya MD, MSPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and Program Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship. He received his medical degree and completed Internal medicine training at Baylor College of Medicine. He then completed his cardiovascular fellowship, advanced heart failure/transplantation fellowship, and clinical research training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Interventional Cardiology training was completed at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

His clinical expertise is in advanced heart failure, interventional cardiology, acute and durable mechanical circulatory support, cardiac transplantation, and pulmonary hypertension.  His primary clinical and research interest is acute heart failure and cardiogenic shock with particular emphasis on mechanical support and short- and long-term bridging strategies. Other research interests include imaging modalities in cardiac allograft vasculopathy and left ventricular assist devices. He has authored multiple articles in prominent journals on these topics, presented at national and international cardiology meetings, and serves as a reviewer or editorial board member for multiple cardiovascular journals.  

Board Certifications: 
American Board of Internal Medicine- Cardiovascular Diseases, 2011
American Board of Internal Medicine- Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, 2012
American Board of Internal Medicine- Interventional Cardiology, 2019
National Board of Echocardiography, 2011
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2010
Degrees: 
MSPH: University of Alabama Birmingham, 2015
MD: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2005
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, 2002
Fellowships: 
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Cardiovascular, 2008-2011
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Heart Failure/Transplant, 2011-2012
University of Arizona, Interventional Cardiology, 2018-2019
Residencies: 
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Internal Medicine, 2005-2008