Sanjeev K. Gulati, MD

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Sanjeev K. Gulati, MD
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Atrium Health Provider
Accepts New Patients
Treats Only Adults


Practicing Specialties

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologyCardiovascular DiseaseInternal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Artificial HeartCardiac TransplantCardiomyopathyCongestive Heart FailureDilated CardiomyopathyEnlarged HeartHeart FailureHeart TransplantLVADLeft Ventricular Assist DeviceMechanical Circulatory SupportMechanical HeartPulmonary HypertensionRestrictive CardiomyopathyTotal Artificial HeartTransplantationWeak Heart Muscle


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“My job is amazing! At Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, our culture is patient-focused. I get to be part of a multi-disciplinary team that not only takes care of the sickest people but takes a holistic approach to help patients and their families heal. The patients, my physician partners and our teammates make this job totally fulfilling on all levels.”

Dr. Gulati is board certified in cardiology with a subspecialty in advanced heart failure and transplantation. 

He is the chief of Adult Cardiology and the medical director of Heart Failure and Transplant Services at Atrium Health’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, where he has been serving patients since 2003. He specializes in cardiac transplantation, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, total artificial hearts, left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) and heart failure devices related to remote patient monitoring.

Prior to joining Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. Gulati worked at Johns Hopkins as assistant chief of service and at Brigham Women’s Hospital as instructor in internal medicine.

Dr. Gulati was named a Top Doctor by Charlotte magazine, is a member of several professional organizations and has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications.

He was drawn to the field of heart failure and cardiac transplantation because he enjoys the emotional connections with patients and their families. Dr. Gulati has a background in engineering and a strong interest in cardiac physiology and how technology plays a role in improving patients’ quality of life.

He is the principal investigator on numerous multicenter clinical trials, testing novel therapies and advancements in heart failure research.

Dr. Gulati received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at The George Washington University and his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed residency and fellowships at Johns Hopkins University.

He enjoys spending time outside of work with his wife and 2 sons. 


Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology


University of Pennsylvania


Johns Hopkins University, Internal Medicine


Johns Hopkins University, Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure/Transplantation


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