Four Cardiologists Join Sarver Heart Center, UArizona Faculty

Jan 9, 2020

TUCSON, Ariz. – Four cardiologists joined the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center. Deepak Acharya, MD, MSPH, Amitoj Singh, MD, Preethi William, MD, and Aaron Wolfson, MD, also have joined the faculty of the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and now are seeing patients at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.

“With the addition of Drs. Acharya, Singh, William and Wolfson, we continue the rapid growth in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Arizona and Banner – UMC Tucson and we enhance our ability to provide highly personalized care to patients,” said Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of the Sarver Heart Center and chief of cardiology.

Dr. Acharya, an associate professor of medicine and member of the Sarver Heart Center, is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. His clinical expertise is in advanced heart failure, interventional cardiology, acute and durable mechanical circulatory support, cardiac transplantation, and pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Singh, a clinical assistant professor, is board certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine. His clinical expertise focuses on cardiovascular imaging. He is a member of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, and Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Dr. Singh currently is serving a fourth term on the American Heart Association’s Cardiovascular Disease in the Young Committee (CVDY).

Dr. William, a clinical assistant professor, is board certified in internal medicine, geriatrics, cardiology and echocardiography. A cardiologist on the Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology team at Banner – UMC Tucson, her clinical interests include heart failure, cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory devices. 

Dr. Wolfson, an assistant professor of medicine and member of the center’s Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology team, is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases. He completed the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.  He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biomedical engineering at Boston University, in 2006 and 2008, respectively. In 2012, Dr. Wolfson graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago, in 2015, and his general cardiology fellowship at the Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, in 2018.

To make an appointment to see these physicians, please call 520-MYHeart (520-694-3278) or 800-524-5928

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About the Sarver Heart Center
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center's 160 members include faculty from cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric cardiology, neurology, vascular surgery, radiology, endocrinology, emergency medicine, nursing, pharmacy and basic sciences. The UArizona Sarver Heart Center emphasizes a highly collaborative research environment, fostering innovative translational or "bench-to-bedside" research; dedicated to innovating lifesaving patient care. If you would like to give permission for Sarver Heart Center to contact you about heart research studies, please complete a Cardiology Research Registry Information Form. The academic mission of the Sarver Heart Center encompasses for fellowship programs in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, and electrophysiology. For more information: heart.arizona.edu (Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube)

About the University of Arizona Health Sciences
The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. The UArizona Health Sciences includes the Colleges of Medicine (Tucson and Phoenix), Nursing, Pharmacy, and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, the Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater Southwest to provide cutting-edge health education, research and community outreach services. A major economic engine, the Health Sciences employs nearly 5,000 people, has approximately 900 faculty members and garners $200 million in research grants and contracts annually. For more information: uahs.arizona.edu (Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LinkedIn | Instagram)

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