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      Puneet Sahgal, M.D., F.A.C.C.
      Diptika Patel, M.D.

Dr. Sahgal is a medical leader, an outstanding physician with an excellent education and research background. He has been an exemplary physician and a leader at Raritan Bay Medical Center since 1996. Skilled in management and the implementation of new procedures to enhance the efficiency of the organization, Dr. Sahgal is able to work with a diverse workforce and integrate their efforts in order to achieve the desired results. He has demonstrated the ability to lead by example with excellent communication and motivation to bring people together, and does not hesitate to make challenging decisions when necessary.

Administrative / Leadership Experience
Chairman, Department of Medicine, Raritan Bay Medical Center

March, 2015 - present
Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, RBMC
  • Reorganized and improved services in the lab using collaborative and interdisciplinary approach.
  • Designed and implemented processes of staff training and medical residents Code Heart Rotation.
  • Chaired, Quality Assurance Committee meetings and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory teaching conferences.
  • Implemented the process of real time data collections and feedback to the staff for acute MI patients to improve quality and national benchmarks.
2013 - February, 2015
Vice President, Medical Staff, RBMC

2013 - present
Treasurer, Medical Staff, RBMC

2011 - 2013
Chairman, Medical Staff, Old Bridge Division

2008 - 2011
Chairman, Medical Forms Committee, RBMC

2011 - 2013
Member, Credentialing Committee, RBMC

2007 - 2008
Member, Medical Executive Committee, RBMC

2008 - present

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University,
      Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY, Resident, Internal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, CA
      Research Fellow, Cardio Vascular Research Institute

Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
      Clinical Fellow, Cardiology Division

University of Louisville, KY
      Fellow, Interventional Cardiology


Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Vascular Interpretation: Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

Excellence in Healthcare Award

Patient's Choice Award

Compassionate Doctor Recognition

2010-2011, 2013
On-Time Doctor Award

Best Resident of the Year Award

Nominee, Best Resident of the Year Award

1990, 1991, 1992
National Research Service Award (NIH Grant)


Research and Publications
Mohammed H. Yamini, Puneet Sahgal, Lauren Wells, Barrie Massie: Exercise Intolerance in Chronic Heart Failure is not associated with Impaired Recovery of Muscle Function or Submaximal Exercise Performance; Journal of American College of Cardiology 1995; 25: 1232-8.

Puneet Sahgal, Nicola Muia, Farooq Padder, Arnold Conrad, Edward J. Brown: Effects of Ace Inhibitor Therapy on Early Infarct Expansion after Experimental Myocardial Infarction in Dogs with and without Reperfusion, Clinical Research, Vol 42, No. 3:445A, 1994.

Farooq Padder, Puneet Sahgal, Arnold Conrad, Edward J. Brown: Hemodynamic Effects of Late Coronary Artery Reperfusion Two Weeks after Experimental Myocardial Infarction in Dogs, Clinical Research, Vol 42, No. 3:457A, 1994.

John R. Minotti, Barry Massie, Puneet Sahgal, Americo Simonini, Lauren Wells, Gary A. Dudley: Skeletol Muscle in Congestive Heart Failure, Abstract and Poster presentation, American College of Cardiology meeting, Anaheim, CA March 1993.

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