Vivek T. Kulkarni, MD, MHS, EdM, FACC


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Clinical Cardiologist
  • Assistant Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • National Board of Echocardiography (Adult Echocardiography Level 3)
  • Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (Nuclear Cardiology)

Other Languages


Professional Type

Cooper and Inspira Cardiac Care / Cooper University Physician



Office Locations

Cherry Hill, Camden
Cooper and Inspira Cardiac Care in Cherry Hill

2339 Route 70 West
3rd Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Phone: 856.938.2052
Fax: 856.429.1852
Maps & Directions

Cooper and Inspira Cardiac Care at Camden

Three Cooper Plaza
Suite 311
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 856.342.2683
Fax: 856.342.6608
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolYale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Graduate SchoolEdM - Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
InternshipInternal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
ResidencyInternal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
FellowshipCardiovascular Disease - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Preventive Cardiology
  • National Lipid Association

Awards and Honors

  • 2020/21 - Chief Fellow, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2020 - Measey Fellow in Medical Education, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2020 - Penn Pearl Award, for outstanding teaching, voted and awarded by the medical students at Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2019 - Vincent and Bonnie Anderson Award for Outstanding Teaching, Division of Cardiovascular
    Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2017 - Nancy and Elliot Comenitz Fellow in Medical Education, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • 2016 - Chief Resident, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
  • 2016 - Resident Mentor Award, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • 2014 - Dr. Marvin Moser Prize, Yale School of Medicine
  • 2014 - Parker Prize, Yale School of Medicine
  • 2014 - Normal Bailey Berniker Prize, Yale School of Medicine
  • 2013 - Young Investigator Award Finalist, American Heart Association: Quality of Care and
    Outcomes Research
  • 2013 - Farr Scholar Award, Yale School of Medicine
  • 2012 - Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Fellow
  • 2011 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, Yale School of Medicine
  • 2009 - Phi Beta Kappa, Washington University in St. Louis

Editorial Positions

Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Ad Hoc Reviewer, 2018 to present


Kulkarni VT, Pothineni NVK, Kumareswaran R. Alternating QRS Morphologies and PR Intervals After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JACC Case Rep. 2020 Sep 15;2(11):1742-1744. doi: 10.1016/j.jaccas.2020.05.104. PMID: 34317048; PMCID: PMC8312116.

Kulkarni VT, Salgado SM, Pelletier SR, Shields HM. Teaching methods used by internal medicine residents on rounds: what works? Adv Med Educ Pract. 2019 Jan 21;10:15-21. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S181153. PMID: 30718971; PMCID: PMC6345188.

Dharmarajan K, Hsieh AF, Kulkarni VT, Lin Z, Ross JS, Horwitz LI, Kim N, Suter LG, Lin H, Normand SL, Krumholz HM. Trajectories of risk after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia: retrospective cohort study. BMJ. 2015 Feb 5;350:h411. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h411. PMID: 25656852; PMCID: PMC4353309.

Kulkarni VT, Kim N, Dai Y, Dharmarajan K, Safavi KC, Bikdeli B, Lindenauer PK,
Testani J, Dries DL, Krumholz HM. Hospital variation in non-invasive positive pressure
ventilation for acute decompensated heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 May;7(3):427-33. Epub
2014 Mar 14.

Chen R, Dharmarajan K, Kulkarni VT, Punnanithinont N, Gupta A, Bikdeli B, Mody PS, Ranasinghe I. Most important outcomes research papers on hypertension. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Jul;6(4):e26-35. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000424. Epub 2013 Jul 9. PMID: 23838106; PMCID: PMC8152105.

Kulkarni VT, Ross JS, Wang Y, Nallamothu BK, Spertus JA, Normand SL, Masoudi FA, Krumholz HM. Regional density of cardiologists and rates of mortality for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 May 1;6(3):352-9. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000214. Epub 2013 May 16. PMID: 23680965; PMCID: PMC5323047.