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Sunil Dhar, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. Sunil Dhar is a specialized cardiologist providing specialized care for the heart and cardiovascular system in patients. Some of the conditions treated by Dr. Dhar may include high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, complications of diabetes, heart disease and defects, general chest pains, and other cardiovascular conditions. He is a graduate of Temple University Hospital-Samaritan Philadelphia where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine to complete his fellowship in Cardiology from prestigious University of Washington Seattle, WA.

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Dr. Sunil Dhar is a specialist in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant. He is currently working at Interventional Staff Cardiologist Providence Medical Center Everett, WA. He has held position of an Associate Director Medicine Clerkship Drexel University College of Medicine (Abington Memorial Hospital). Dr. Dhar is admired by his patients who have reviewed him as the most detailed and caring physician when it comes to patient care. His bedside manners and personality has made him stand out and receive tremendous recommendation in the community. He is board certified in Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Dhar has been a member of Americas Most Outstanding Professional.

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Fellowship-Interventional Cardiology)
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (Fellowship-Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant)
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (Fellowship-Cardiology)
  • Temple University Hospital-Samaritan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Residency-MD)
  • Govt. Medical College - Kashmir University, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir (MBBS)


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Honors & Awards

  • National Merit Scholarship, Kashmir University, India
  • Best Intern Award, Temple University, PA
  • Full Member of Sigma Xi
  • Reviewer - International Journal of Cardiology
  • Reviewer - Journal of Hospital Medicine
  • Reviewer - Vascular Medicine
  • Member - Marquis Who is Who
  • Member - Americas Most Outstanding Professional


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
  • Vakil KP, Dardas T, Dhar S, Moorman A, Anand I, Maggioni A, Linker DT, Mozaffarian D, Levy WC. Impact of renal dysfunction on the Seattle Heart Failure Model.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Oct 21. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 24315784
  • Dhar S, Heston KJ, Madrak LJ, Shah BK, Deger FT, Greenberg RM. Strength Duration Curve for Left Ventricular Epicardium in Patients Undergoing Resynchronization Therapy. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2009 Sep; 32(9): 1146-51. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20454573.
  • Dhar S, Koul D, D'Alonzo GE Jr. Current concepts in diastolic heart failure. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008 Apr; 108(4): 203-209. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18443028.
  • Dhar S, Koul D, Subramanian S, Bakhshi M. Transient apical ballooning: sheep in wolves' garb. Cardiol Rev. 2007 May; 15(3): 150-3. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17438381
  • Dhar S, Lidhoo P, Koul D, Dhar S, Bakhshi M, Deger FT. Atrial Flutter. Strategies to Normalize Rhythm. South Med J. 2009 Sep; 102(9): 917-22. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19668035.
  • Dhar S, Pressman GS, Subramanian S, Kaul S, Gollamudi S, Bloom EJ, Figueredo VM. Role of Natriuretic Peptides for the Diagnosis of Heart Failure in the Setting of Chronic Renal Failure. Postgrad Med J. 2009 Jun; 85(1004): 299-302. Cited in PubMed; PMID:19528304.
  • Koul D, Dhar S, Chen-Scarabelli C, Guglin M, Scarabelli TM.. Erythropoietin: new horizon in cardiovascular medicine. Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov. 2007 Jan; 2(1): 5- 12. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18221097.
  • Koul D, Kanwar M, Jefic D, Kolluru A, Singh T, Dhar S, Kumar P, Cohen G.. Fulminant giant cell myocarditis and cardiogenic shock: an unusual presentation of malignant thymoma. Cardiol Res Pract. 2010 May; 2010(185896): 406-410. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20454573.
  • McGinley JC, Berretta RM, Bratinov GD, Dhar S, Gaughan JP, Margulies KB. Subvalvular alterations promote increased mitral valve regurgitation in progressive dilated cardiomyopathy. J Card Fail. 2005 Jun; 11(5): 343-50. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 15948084

Abstracts and Posters

  • Vakil K, Dhar S, Levy W. Incremental Value of Renal Function in Risk Prediction with the Seattle Heart Failure Model. HFSA Seattle. Sep  2012
  • Dhar S, Deger F,. (2008, May). LV Epicardial Stimulation in Heart Failure: Understanding Strength Duration Curve. Poster presented at: Heart Rhythm Society of America; San Francisco, CA.
  • Dhar S, Dalal B. (2005, July). Morgagni Hernia as a Cause of Hemodynamic Instability A Rare Entity. Poster presented at: ACP Michigan Chapter AssociatesMeeting; Detroit, MI
  • Dhar S, Bonnette I. (2003, May). The clinical implications of gastroparesis following lung and heart-lung transplantation. Poster presented at: American Thoracic Society 2003, 99th International Conference; San Deigo, CA

Peer Reviewed Online Publication

  • Srinivas Subramanian, MD, Sunil Dhar, MD, Francia Rojas-Delgado, MD, Madhu Kandarpa, MD, Kiran Samindla, MD, and Eric Bloom, MD. (2009, May 1). Estimating Kidney Function in the Aging Adult.. http://www.clinicalgeriatrics.com/articles/Estimating- Kidney-Function-Aging-Adult.