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Gupta

Amit K. Gupta, M.D., FACC

Medical Education And Training:

  • Medical Education 
    July 1988-Dec 1993
    Maulana Azad Medical College
    University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
    Graduated with Honors in Physiology

Internship: Compulsory Rotating Jan 1993-Dec 1993
Maulana Azad Medical College and Affiliate hospitals
New Delhi, India

Trainee House Officer (General Surgery) Jan 1994-May 1995
Maulana Azad Medical College and Safdarjung hospitals
New Delhi, India

  • Internship: Internal Medicine 
    June 1995-June 1996
    State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Residency: Internal Medicine 
    July 1996-June 1998
    State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Chief Residency: Internal Medicine 
    July 1998-June 1999
    Kings County Hospital
    State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Fellowship: Clinical Cardiology 
    July 2003-June 2006
    State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology 
    July 2006-June 2007
    Baystate Medical Center, Tufts School of Medicine
    Springfield, MA

Hospitals And Clinic Appointments

  • Director, Intensive Care Unit
    North Mississippi Health Services, Iuka, MS
    July 1999-Nov 2002
  • Private Practice, Primary care clinic
    Oct 1999-March 2003
    Cherokee, AL
  • Hospitalist, Internal Medicine Associates
    Nov 2002-May 2003
    North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, MS
  • Interventional Cardiologist
    Aug 2007-Present

Academic Appointments

  • Faculty, Family Medicine Residency Program December 2000-June 2003
    North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, MS
  • Clinical Instructor
    November 2000-June 2003
    August 2007-Present
    University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS
  • Clinical Instructor
    July 2006-June 2007
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Licenses And Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology (2007-2017)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease (2006-2016)
  • Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (2005-2015)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (1998-2008)
  • Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners (License #22490)
  • Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure (License #16244)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certification # 0-498-636-0 (1995)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (1995-Present)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (1999-2003)

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians (Elected Fellow)
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • AHA Fellows Society of Greater New York (Brooklyn Liaison)
  • American Medical Association (Lifetime Member)
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi

Research Experience

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship:

  • CHAMPION Trial: A clinical trial comparing cangrelor to clopidogrel in subjects who require percutaneous coronary intervention. Sponsor: The Medicines Company (2006-2007)
  • AMETHYST Trial: The Assessment of the Medtronic AVE Interceptor Saphenous Vein Graft Filter System. Sponsor: Medtronic (2006-2007
  • TIMI 38 trial: A Comparison of CS-747 and Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndrome Subjects who are to Undergo Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Sponsor: Eli Lilly and The TIMI group. (2006-2007)

General Cardiology Fellowship:

  • Prospective study of cardiovascular outcomes in relation to various inflammatory markers in consecutive patients undergoing cardiac catheterization at an urban VA medical center. PI: E. Cavusoglu, MD.

Investigator:

  • Research on the effects of Perindopril Erbumine in hypertensive subjects in a community trial: A twelve week multicenter trial (May-September 2001)

Abstracts And Publications

  • Cavusoglu, E, Chopra, V, Gupta, A, et al: Usefulness of anemia in men as an independent predictor of two-year cardiovascular outcome in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Sep 1;98(5):580-4.
  • Gupta, A, Cavusoglu, E, Chopra, V, et al: Correlation of myeloperoxidase levels with the presence and extent of coronary artery disease. Abstract presented at Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies (CRT) meeting, Washington, DC, March 2006.
  • Gupta, A, Cavusoglu, E, Chopra, V, et al: Correlation of myeloperoxidase levels with the presence and extent of coronary artery disease. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2006 Apr-Jun; Suppl: 941
  • Cavusoglu, E, Chopra, V, Gupta, A, et al: Usefulness of the white blood cell count as a predictor of angiographic findings in an unselected population referred for coronary angiography. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Nov 1;98(9):1189-93
  • Miller, L, Gupta, A, Bertolet BD: Use of Clopidogrel Loading, Enoxaparin, and Double-Bolus Eptifibatide in the Setting of Early Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Coronary Syndromes:J Invasive Cardiol.  2002 May;14(5):251-3.
  • Wallace, D, Gupta, A, O’Neil, P: Takotsubo Syndrome in an Elderly Woman with Blunt Trauma. Case report and review of literature. J Trauma. 2007;63:696–699
  • Gupta, A, Cavusoglu, E, Chopra, V, et al: Usefulness of the white blood cell count as a predictor of angiographic findings in an unselected population referred for coronary angiography. Abstract selected for presentation at the 13th World Congress on Heart Disease, Vancouver, BC, July 2007
  • Cavusoglu, E, Chopra, V, Gupta, A, et al: Relation of Baseline Plasma Phospholipid Levels to Cardiovascular Outcomes at two years in Patients Presenting with Acute Coronary Syndrome.  Am J Cardiol2007;100:1739 –1743

Honors And Awards

  • Honors in Medical Physiology, 1989
  • Dean’s Scholarship, 1990-1992
  • American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award (1999-2003)
  • “Excellence…Through Our Patient’s Eyes” award, for outstanding patient care, by North Mississippi Health Services (January 2000)
  • Elected as a fellow of the American College of Physicians (June 2002)
  • Elected as liaison to the AHA Fellows Society of Greater New York (2004-2005)