Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA
Division Chief, Cardiology

Division Contact:
Peggy Erstad
Phone: 602-827-2738

Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA

Brief Bio

As division chief of Cardiology for the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and physician executive director for the Banner – University Medicine Heart Institute, Dr. Martha Gulati leads educational activities in cardiovascular sciences for medical students, residents and fellows at the college and Banner Health. She also heads clinical heart care as the director of the Cardiovascular Institute at Banner.

She completed medical school at the University of Toronto, Canada; her internship, residency and cardiology fellowship at the University of Chicago; is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association; and is board-certified in cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Gulati is passionate about the study of women and heart disease, as well as about its prevention. As the principal investigator of the St. James Women Take Heart Project, a study examining cardiac risk factors in women, she's helped to set new standards for women’s fitness levels and heart rate response to exercise in women. In addition, she is a co-investigator on the Women Ischemic Syndrome Evaluation (WISE); she previously served as a co-investigator on the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI); is a member of numerous advisory boards and societies, including the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology; and has published articles in peer-reviewed publications, such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation and Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Her exceptional commitment to this prevalent health issue has also won her numerous awards and distinctions.

Prior to her time with the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Dr. Gulati served as an associate professor of Medicine and Clinical Public Health in the Division of Cardiology at the Ohio State University, where she was the Sarah Ross Soter Chair in Women’s Cardiovascular Health and the section director for Women’s Cardiovascular Health and Preventive Cardiology.