Deepak Acharya, MD, MSPH

  • Professor, Medicine
  • Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Deepak Acharya MD, MSPH is Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Program Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, and Division Lead for the Cardiogenic Shock program.   He received his medical degree and Internal medicine residency training at Baylor College of Medicine. He then completed his Cardiovascular Diseases fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplantation/Pulmonary Hypertension fellowship and clinical research training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Interventional Cardiology training was later completed at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

His clinical expertise is in advanced heart failure, interventional cardiology, acute and durable mechanical circulatory support, and cardiac transplantation.  His primary clinical and research interest is acute heart failure and cardiogenic shock with particular emphasis on clinical outcomes of mechanical support and short- and long-term bridging strategies. He also has extensive experience in translational research in cardiogenic shock and cardiac arrest. Other established research interests include diagnosis and management of cardiac allograft vasculopathy.   He has authored multiple articles and editorials in prominent journals on these topics, served on international guideline committees, and serves as a reviewer or editorial board member for multiple cardiovascular journals.  He also has a longstanding interest in postgraduate medical education and is engaged in resident and fellows training. 

Structural Heart and Heart Valve Disease clinicians typically evaluate patients at Banner - University Medical Center North and conduct procedures at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson. Phone number: 520-694-4686 • Fax: (520) 694-1007

  • MSPH: University of Alabama Birmingham, 2015
  • MD: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2005
  • Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, 2002
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Internal Medicine, 2005-2008
  • University of Arizona, Interventional Cardiology, 2018-2019
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Heart Failure/Transplant, 2011-2012
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Cardiovascular, 2008-2011
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine- Interventional Cardiology, 2019
  • American Board of Internal Medicine- Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine- Cardiovascular Diseases, 2011
  • National Board of Echocardiography, 2011
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2010