Richa Agarwal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Rd, Box 3126, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-7097
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Division of Cardiology, Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation

Education and Training

  • Advanced Clinical Fellowship-Heart Failure and Transplantation, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2011 - 2012
  • Clinical and Research Fellowship-Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • Internal Medicine Residency, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2005


Agarwal, Richa, and Joseph G. Rogers. “Old Device, New Tricks: Exploring Axillary Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Use in Advanced Heart Failure.” Jacc Heart Fail 8, no. 4 (April 2020): 324–26.

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Agarwal, Richa, Andreas Kyvernitakis, Behzad Soleimani, Carmelo A. Milano, Robert Patrick Davis, Jamie Lw Kennedy, Leora Yarboro, Raymond L. Benza, Robert J. Moraca, and Stephen H. Bailey. “Clinical Experience of HeartMate II to HeartWare Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange: A Multicenter Experience.” Ann Thorac Surg 108, no. 4 (October 2019): 1178–82.

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Kyvernitakis, Andreas, Orestis Pappas, Dimitrios Farmakiotis, Edward T. Horn, Raymond L. Benza, Stephen H. Bailey, and Richa Agarwal. “Bloodstream Infections in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients.” Asaio Journal 65, no. 8 (2019): 798–805.

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