Biography

Neena Passi, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in cardiovascular diseases, with a focus on preventive cardiology, onco-cardiology, and women's heart disease.

Dr. Passi earned her medical degree through an accelerated seven-year B.S./M.D. program at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Montefiore Medical Center, followed by advanced training in cardiovascular disease, onco-cardiology, and multimodality cardiovascular imaging through a fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Passi’s clinical and research interests include preventive health care, especially in regard to the prevention of heart disease in women and the prevention of cardiotoxicity in patients undergoing active chemo/radiation therapies, as well as multimodality cardiovascular imaging.

She is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American College of Physicians, and the National Lipid Association.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (2010-2014)
  • Residency - Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center (2014-2017), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (2019-2021), Cardiovascular Disease
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • National Lipid Association
Books & Publications
  • Books
    • Recent Advances in Computed Tomography and MR Imaging, p381-402 in PET Clinics, Volume 15, Issue 4
      Potigailo V, Kohli A, Pakpoor J, Cain DW, Passi N, Mohsen N (October 1, 2020)
Research
  • Lifestyle modification for disease prevention
  • Early identification and prevention of cancer therapy-related cardiotoxicity
  • Cardiac imaging with echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance
  • Health care quality improvement

Clinical Focus

  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Women's Heart Disease
  • Cancer and heart disease
  • Echocardiography

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