Meet our team


Rushi Parikh, MD

Rushi Parikh is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Cardiology at UCLA Health. Rushi is an interventional cardiologist at Ronald Reagan Medical Center and also serves as the Co-Assistant Director of the UCLA Interventional Cardiology Research Program. His primary research focus is on coronary artery disease following heart transplantation; he is currently funded by a Career Development Award from the American Heart Association and investigator-initiated industry-sponsored grants from Abbott Vascular, Janssen, and Infraredx. Rushi serves as an active advisor to several early-stage medtech start-ups in the digital health and interventional cardiology sectors. Rushi completed fellowships in general and interventional cardiology at Stanford University, where he trained under Stanford Biodesign leaders in cardiovascular medicine. Prior to Stanford, Rushi completed his internal medicine and advanced heart failure training at UCSF. Rushi earned his MD at NYU and received his bachelor’s degree in biology and economics from Cornell University.