Shuktika Nandkeolyar, MD

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
Shuktika Nandkeolyar, MD
Atrium Health Provider
Treats All Ages


Practicing Specialties

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologyCardiovascular DiseaseInternal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular DiseaseHypertrophic Cardiomyopathy


  • English


“I am committed to helping patients from all walks of life obtain access to the best heart failure care. I want everyone to be able to receive treatments with innovative procedures and technologies to meet their health care goals. I love forming connections with patients and their families.”

Dr. Nandkeolyar is board certified in internal medicine, echocardiography and cardiology. She specializes in the treatment of advanced heart failure, cardiogenic shock, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pulmonary hypertension, genetic cardiomyopathies, amyloid cardiomyopathy, heart failure related to chemotherapy, mechanical heart pumps (LVADs) and heart transplantation.

She was drawn to cardiology, particularly advanced heart failure, because she enjoys a specialty with a focus on interesting pathophysiology in a rapidly advancing field that allows patients to live longer and healthier lives.

Dr. Nandkeolyar received her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed residency at the University of California, Irvine. She completed a cardiology fellowship at Loma Linda University and an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellowship at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Nandkeolyar’s clinical research interests include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, advanced heart failure and cardiogenic shock, heart transplantation and left ventricular assist devices (LVADs). She has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in these fields. She is an active member of multiple organizations, including the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Transplantation, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and the Heart Failure Society of America.

She is an avid traveler who has visited 17 countries (and counting). In her free time, she enjoys baking, cooking, reading mystery novels, tennis, hiking and snorkeling. She loves spending time with her fiancé, family and friends.


Board Certifications

Shuktika Nandkeolyar, MD certified by American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 2021Shuktika Nandkeolyar, MD certified by American Board of IM/Cardiovascular Disease


Medical College of Wisconsin


University of California


Vanderbilt UniversityLoma Linda University


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