Indian American Dr. Tara Narula joins CNN as medical correspondent

Narula is a recipient of 2019 WomenHeart Nanette Wenger Award for Media and the Super Doctors Award for NYC 2014-2022

Indian American cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula has joined CNN as a medical correspondent within CNN’s award-winning Health, Medical and Wellness team. She will report across CNN platforms and is based in New York, the news channel announced.

Currently a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), she joins CNN from CBS News where she was the senior medical correspondent reporting for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms, including CBS Mornings, the CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell, CBS Saturday Morning, CBS Sunday Morning and CBS Streaming Network.

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Dr. Narula also serves as a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association and the AHA’s Go Red for Women initiative. She is a recipient of the 2019 WomenHeart Nanette Wenger Award for Media and the Super Doctors Award for NYC 2014-2022.

A board-certified cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and an associate professor of cardiovascular medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, she also serves as the associate director of the Women’s Heart Program at Lenox Hill Hospital.

She joined Lenox Hill Heart & Vascular Institute of New York in 2010 and provides outpatient consultative care. Additionally, she is board-certified in nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and internal medicine.

After graduating from Stanford University with degrees in economics and biology, she was founder and CEO of her own small business, Sun Juice Inc. Subsequently, she obtained her medical degree at USC Keck School of Medicine where she graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha Society Honors.

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Dr. Narula completed her residency in internal medicine at Harvard University/Brigham and Women’s Hospital and her fellowship training in cardiology at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Another Indian American Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the chief medical correspondent for CNN. A neurosurgeon, he serves as associate chief of the neurosurgery service at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, associate professor of neurosurgery at the Emory University School of Medicine, member of the National Academy of Medicine and American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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