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Parveen K. Garg, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
HCC 322 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 6130


Dr. Garg is a graduate of the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University where he completed his undergraduate and medical school education. He also obtained a Masters Degree in Public Health during this time. He then moved to New York to complete his training in internal medicine at NYU medical center.

After completing residency, Dr. Garg returned to Northwestern Memorial Hospital to complete a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases. Upon completion of his general cardiology fellowship, he stayed for an additional year of training in advanced cardiovascular imaging and vascular medicine.


Garg PK, Arnold AM, Hinckley Stukovsky KD, Koro C, Jenny NS, Mukamal KJ, Criqui MH, Furberg CD, Newman AB, Cushman M. Lipoprotein-Associated Phospholipase A2 and Incident Peripheral Arterial Disease in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 Apr; 36(4):750-6. View in: PubMed

Garg PK, McClelland RL, Jenny NS, Criqui MH, Greenland P, Rosenson RS, Siscovick DS, Jorgensen N, Cushman M. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and risk of incident cardiovascular disease in a multi-ethnic cohort: The multi ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jul; 241(1):176-82. View in: PubMed

Garg PK. Preoperative cardiovascular evaluation in patients undergoing vascular surgery. Cardiol Clin. 2015 Feb; 33(1):139-50. View in: PubMed

Garg PK, Biggs ML, Carnethon M, Ix JH, Criqui MH, Britton KA, Djoussé L, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Newman AB, Cushman M, Mukamal KJ. Metabolic syndrome and risk of incident peripheral artery disease: the cardiovascular health study. Hypertension. 2014 Feb; 63(2):413-9. View in: PubMed

Garg PK, Liu K, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Criqui MH, Tian L, Sufit R, Nishida T, Tao H, Liao Y, McDermott MM. Lower extremity nerve function, calf skeletal muscle characteristics, and functional performance in peripheral arterial disease. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Oct; 59(10):1855-63. View in: PubMed

Garg PK, McClelland RL, Jenny NS, Criqui M, Liu K, Polak JF, Jorgensen NW, Cushman M. Association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) and endothelial function in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Vasc Med. 2011 Aug; 16(4):247-52. View in: PubMed

Vittorio TJ, Zolty R, Garg PK, Sarswat N, Tseng CH, Jorde UP, Colombo PC. Interdependence of cardiac and endothelial function in patients with symptomatic chronic heart failure of nonischemic etiology. Echocardiography. 2009 Sep; 26(8):916-21. View in: PubMed

Garg PK, Liu K, Tian L, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L, Criqui MH, Tan J, McDermott MM. Physical activity during daily life and functional decline in peripheral arterial disease. Circulation. 2009 Jan 20; 119(2):251-60. View in: PubMed

Shah B, Kumar N, Garg P, Kang E, Grossi E, Lorin JD, Schwartzbard AZ, Mass H, Danoff A, Sedlis SP. Metabolic syndrome does not impact survival in patients treated for coronary artery disease. Coron Artery Dis. 2008 Mar; 19(2):71-7. View in: PubMed

Garg PK, Tian L, Criqui MH, Liu K, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Tan J, McDermott MM. Physical activity during daily life and mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Circulation. 2006 Jul 18; 114(3):242-8. View in: PubMed

Garg PK, Perry S, Dorn M, Hardcastle L, Parsonnet J. Risk of intestinal helminth and protozoan infection in a refugee population. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Aug; 73(2):386-91. View in: PubMed

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