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Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Pericardial Diseases, Structural Heart Disease, PFO/ASD Closure, Angioplasty, Cardiology (clinical), Cardiology (interventional)

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Emory University , 1988
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine , 1992
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt Univ Medical Center, 1995
  • Fellowship, Vanderbilt University School o, 1996
  • Fellowship, Wake Forest University, 1999

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

NPI Number

  • 1295710275
Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.

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Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.

Associate Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, health services, research/outc, women's health issues

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Recent Publications

Jones-Haywood MM, Combs C, Pu M, Gandhi SK, Dhawan R, Tempe DK. Percutaneous closure of mitral paravalvular leak. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013;27(1):168-177.


Anderson J, Sacrinty M, Turner S, Gandhi S, Santos R, Kutcher M, Little W, Applegate R. Gender differences in vascular complications associated with transfemoral and transradial cardiac catheterization and PCI: a single-center experience [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10 Suppl):E77.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty M, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Santos R, Little W. Cost effectiveness of Everolimus-eluting compared to propensity score matched bare metal stenting: an analysis of a selected stent strategy [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10 Suppl):E1505.

Butler M, Sacrinty M, Little W, Applegate R, Kutcher M, Santos R, Gandhi S. Peak troponin I greater than 5 times the 99th percentile after PCI does not define a high-risk group [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10 Suppl):E1879.

Applegate R, Sacrinty M, Schafer P, Smith J, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Santos R, Cecile A, Little W. Cost effectiveness of radial access for diagnostic cardiac catheterization and coronary intervention. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013;82(4):E375-E384.

Riley RF, Newby LK, Don CW, Alexander KP, Peterson ED, Peng SA, Gandhi SK, Kutcher MA, Amsterdam EA, Herrington DM. Guidelines-based treatment of anaemic STEMI patients: practice patterns and effects on in-hospital mortality: a retrospective analysis from the NCDR. Europ Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2013;2(1):35-43.

Riley RF, Newby LK, Don C, Gandhi S, Alexander K, Peng SA, Kutcher M, Amsterdam E, Herrington D. Association between admission hemoglobin level and guideline-based therapy in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: an analysis from the NCDR [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13 Suppl):E1817.

Riley RF, Newby LK, Don C, Roe M, Holmes DN, DaJuanicia N, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Herrington D. Timing of electrocardiographic diagnosis in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients with an initial non-diagnostic electrocardiogram: an observational analysis from the NCDR [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13 Suppl):E418.

Schafer P, Sacrinty MT, Smith JW, Little W, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Santos R, Smith T, Cecile AC, Applegate R. Cost-effectiveness analysis of propensity matched radial and femoral cardiac catheterization and coronary intervention [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13 Suppl):E72.

Turner S, Sacrinty M, Manogue M, Little W, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Santos R, Applegate R. Transitioning to the radial artery as the preferred access site for cardiac catheterization: an academic medical center experience. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012;80(2):247-257.

Applegate R, Sacrinty M, Allem J, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Santos R, Smith T, Little W. Contrast use and acute kidney injury in contemporary clinical practice [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;60(17 Suppl B):B39-B40.

Applegate R, Sacrinty M, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Santos R, Smith T, Little W. Cost effectiveness of Everolimus-eluting stents compared to first generation drug-eluting stents in contemporary clinical practice [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;60(17 Suppl B):B185.

Schafer PE, Sacrinty MT, Cohen DJ, Kutcher MA, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC, Applegate RJ. Cost-effectiveness of drug-eluting stents versus bare metal stents in clinical practice. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2011;4(4):408-415.

Manogue MR, Sacrinty MT, Little WC, Gandhi SK, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Turner SJ, Applegate RJ. Bleeding avoidance strategy: transition from femoral to radial artery as the preferred access for cardiac procedures. The Wake Forest academic medical center experience [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E1057.

Schafer P, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Gandhi SK, Little WC, Applegate RJ. Cost effectiveness of drug-eluting stents versus bare metal stents in clinical practice: effect of stent length and diameter [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E1184.

Turner S, Sacrinty MT, Little WC, Gandhi SK, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Manogue MR, Applegate RJ. Cath lab utilization during transition to the radial artery as preferred access: the Wake Forest academic medical center experience [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl):E1269.

Crowder JS, Hubble MW, Gandhi S, McGinnis H, Zelman S, Bozeman W, Winslow J. Prehospital administration of tenecteplase for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a rural EMS system. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2011;15(4):499-505.

Schafer PE, Sacrinty MT, Little WC, Gandhi SK, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Cecile AC, Applegate RJ. Resource utilization for propensity matched radial and femoral catheterization and intervention [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;58(20 Suppl B):B146-B147.

Hayes KR, Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC. Target lesion revascularization after bare-metal or drug-eluting stents: clinical presentations and outcomes. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010;22(6):266-270.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Gandhi SK, Little WC. Effect of length and diameter of drug-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents on late outcomes. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2009;2(1):35-42.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Gandhi SK, Little WC. 3-year comparison of drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2009;2(3):231-239.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Gandhi SK, Little WC. Three-year comparison of drug-eluting versus bare metal stents [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;53(10 Suppl 1):A353.

Hayes KR, Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC. Clinical outcomes of bare metal stents versus drug-eluting stents target vessel revascularization: evidence for a high-risk bare metal stent cohort [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;53(10 Suppl 1):A317-A318.

Santos RM, Sacrinty MJ, Kutcher MA, Gandhi SK, Little WC, Applegate RJ. Drug-eluting stent versus bare metal stent use in patients with chronic kidney disease [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;53(10 Suppl 1):A393-A394.

Applegate R, Sacrinty M, Little W, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Santos R. Prognostic implications of vascular complications following PCI. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2009;74(1):64-73.

Kumar R, Gandhi SK, Little WC. Acute heart failure with preserved systolic function. Crit Care Med. 2008;36(1 Suppl):S52-S56.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Gandhi SK, Baki TT, Little WC. 'Off-label' stent therapy: 2-year comparison of drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51(6):607-614.

Applegate RJ, Graham SH, Gandhi SK, Kutcher MA, Sacrinty MT, Santos RM, Little WC. Culprit vessel PCI versus traditional cath and PCI for STEMI. J Invasive Cardiol. 2008;20(5):224-228.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC. Drug-eluting stents versus bare metal stents in saphenous vein grafts at 2 years [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51(10 Suppl B):B78.

Gandhi SK, Kay JD, Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Little WC. Drug-eluting stents for ST elevation myocardial infarction: evidence for benefit at two years [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51(10 Suppl B):B1.

Graham SH, Applegate RJ, Gandhi SK, Sacrinty MT, Baki TT, Santos RM, Little WC, Kutcher MA. Culprit vessel primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST elevation myocardial infarction shorter door to balloon time [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51(10 Suppl B):B61.

Turner SJ, Ketch TR, Gandhi SK, Sane DC. Routine hematologic clinical tests as prognostic markers in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Am Heart J. 2008;155(5):806-816.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Kahl FR, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC. Trends in vascular complications after diagnostic cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention via the femoral artery, 1998 to 2007. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2008;1(3):317-326.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty M, Kutcher M, Santos R, Gandhi S, Little W. Late outcomes of drug-eluting versus bare meta stents in saphenous vein grafts: propensity score analysis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2008;72(1):7-12.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Little WC, Santos RM, Gandhi SK, Kutcher MA. Incidence of coronary stent thrombosis based on academic research consortium definitions. Am J Cardiol. 2008;102(6):683-688.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC. Prognostic implications of post percutaneous coronary intervention vascular complications [abstract]. Am J Cardiol. 2008;102(8A Suppl):9i.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Baki TT, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC. Comparison of drug-eluting versus bare metal stents on later frequency of acute myocardial infarction and death. Am J Cardiol. 2007;99(3):333-338.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Baki TT, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Kahl FR, Little WC. Propensity score analysis of vascular complications after diagnostic cardiac catheterization and percutaeous coronary intervention using thrombin hemostatic patch-facilitated manual compression. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007;19(4):164-170.

Newsome LT, Kutcher MA, Gandhi SK, Prielipp RC, Royster RL. A protocol for the perioperative management of patients with intracoronary drug-eluting stents [newsletter article]. APSF [Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation] Newsl. 2007;21(4):81-82.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Baki TT, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC. Vascular complications following cardiac catheterization and coronary intervention 1998-2005: influence of gender [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007;49(9 Suppl):193A.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Baki TT, Gandhi SK, Kahl FR, Santos RM, Little WC. Vascular complications in women after catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention 1998-2005. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007;19(9):369-374.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Little WC. Vascular complications 1998-2007: evidence for better outcomes [abstract]. Am J Cardiol. 2007;100(8 Suppl 1):6L.

Applegate RJ, Sacrinty MT, Kutcher MA, Santos RM, Baki TT, Gandhi SK, Little WC. Off-label DES vs. BMS treatment: outcomes at 2 years [abstract]. Am J Cardiol. 2007;100(8 Suppl 1):159L.

Call J, Sacrinty M, Applegate R, Little W, Santos R, Baki T, Gandhi S, Kahl F, Kutcher M. Automated contrast injection in contemporary practice during cardiac catheterization and PCI: effects on contrast-induced nephropathy. J Invasive Cardiol. 2006;18(10):469-474.

Applegate RJ, Upadhya B, Little WC, Xenakis M, Gandhi SK, Baki TT, Kahl FR, Kutcher MA. Late outcomes after intervention of vein grafts in diabetics with abciximab use. Int J Cardiol. 2006;111(1):136-141.

Applegate RJ, Kutcher MA, Little WC, Sacrinty MT, Gandhi SK, Baki TT, Santos RM. Vascular complications after cath and percutaneous coronary intervention: thrombin hemostatic patch versus manual compression [abstract]. Circulation. 2006;114(18 Suppl):II-392.

Applegate RJ, Grabarczyk MA, Sane DC, Sacrinty MT, Goodin JE, Statonk GS, Baki TT, Gandhi SK, Kutcher MA, Little WC. PCI with and without abciximab after upstream eptifibatide use: outcomes in high-risk patients. J Invasive Cardiol. 2006;18(12):604-613.

Applegate RJ, Kutcher MA, Little WC, Sacrinty MT, Gandhi SK, Baki TT, Santos RM. Vascular complications after cath and percutaneous coronary intervention: thrombin hemostatic patch versus manual compression [abstract]. Am J Cardiol. 2006;98(8A Suppl):184M-185M.

Applegate RJ, Kutcher MA, Little WC, Sacrinty MT, Gandhi SK, Baki TT, Santos RM. Drug-eluting stent treatment of patients with myocardial infarction--efficacy and safety at nine months [abstract]. Am J Cardiol. 2006;98(8A Suppl):75M.

Leonard JC, Sacrinty MT, Applegate RJ, Little WC, Baki TT, Gandhi SK, Santos RM, Kutcher MA. Timing of intervention in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctions: nine month outcomes [abstract]. Am J Cardiol. 2006;98(8A Suppl):80M-81M.

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Associate Professor, Cardiology

Clinical Specialties

Pericardial Diseases, Structural Heart Disease, PFO/ASD Closure, Angioplasty, Cardiology (clinical), Cardiology (interventional)
Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.

Sanjay Kumar Gandhi, M.D.

Associate Professor, Cardiology

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6/27/2014

#8. (He was behind but had to keep moving, answered our questions).

6/19/2014

Dr. Sanjay Gandhi, is superb. He is the epitome of what a true Physician should be. He treats his patients with sincere concern.

4/11/2014

Doctor - reassuring, compassionate, brilliant, hopeful. #9. Total.

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