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Rohan Khera, MBBS, MS

Cardiovascular Medicine


Dr. Khera is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a general cardiologist at the Yale New Haven Hospital, data science, health policy and outcomes researcher at the Yale School of Medicine, and an investigator at Yale’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. Dr. Khera is a graduate of the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences where he was a National Young Investigator Scholarship awardee. During his internal medicine residency training at the University of Iowa and his cardiology fellowship training at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Khera received the American College of Cardiology’s Young Investigator Award and the Francois Abboud Young Investigator Award, in addition to being inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society for his academic accomplishments.

           Dr. Khera’s research focuses on evaluating the quality of care and patient outcomes across hospitals in the United States and identifying targets for interventions aimed at improving the outcomes of patients. His work has specifically addressed the vast variation in adherence to evidence-based therapy, uptake of novel care practices and treatments, and rigorous evaluation of national health policies and their effects on hospital practices and patient outcomes. Dr. Khera’s work leverages national registries and large databases, and increasingly focuses on the use of the electronic health record and advanced data science tools to evaluate both the quality of care patients receive and their outcomes. The work he has led has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), BMJ, Circulation, JAMA Internal Medicine, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and JAMA Cardiology, among others. Further details about his ongoing research are available at


  • Assistant Professor

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2020)
  • MS
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019)
  • Clinical Scholar
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019)
  • Residency
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (2016)
  • Internship
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (2014)
  • MBBS
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences (2011)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • ਪੰਜਾਬੀ (Punjabi)

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