Heather Shenkman, M.D., F.A.C.C., specializes in interventional cardiology. She received her medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York and completed her internal medicine residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She completed her general cardiology training at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York and her interventional cardiology training at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Shenkman is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (F.A.C.C.). She is board certified in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and internal medicine. She has been published in several journals, including the American Journal of Cardiology, Chest, and Congestive Heart Failure. She is the lead author on research that has focused on the importance of the EKG in congestive heart failure and elevation of blood markers in patients with heart attacks and congestive heart failure.
In her spare time, Dr. Shenkman enjoys running, cycling, and swimming. She has completed several marathons and triathlons, and recently competed Ironman Lake Placid, which consisted of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2 mile run. She is a vegan and is interested in preventive cardiology as well as nutrition.