Neel P. Chokshi, MD, MBA

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Heart and Vascular Center
East Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215.662.7700
BSE (Chemical Engineering)
University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
University of Michigan Medical School, 2005.
MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, 2005.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Exercise and Sports Cardiology
Stress Testing
Nuclear cardiology

Description of Research Expertise

Behavioral Economics
Digital and Connected Health

Selected Publications

Fortunato M, Adusumalli S, Chokshi N, Harrison J, Rareshide C, Patel M: Usability of Wearable Devices to Remotely Monitor Sleep Patterns Among Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease: Observational Study. JMIR Formative Research April 2020.

Ayers Michael, Chokshi Neel : Expert Opinion: Fat for Thought – Any Role for the Ketogenic Diet in Athletic Training? American College of Cardiology January 2020 Notes: Online at

Neel Chokshi: ‘Most youth who suddenly die playing sports are middle schoolers, study finds.’ Expert Interview, Philly Voice May 2019 Notes:

Neel Chokshi: Cardiologist provides possible factors in runner's sudden death, Ali Gorman, Broad Street Run Sudden Death. 6 ABC Action News TV interview and news article May 2019 Notes:

Neel Chokshi: ‘A Cardiologist’s Take on the Keto Diet’ Penn Today Apr 2019 Notes:

Neel Choskhi (Expert interview): ‘Happy National Cheesesteak Day. Now Pass the Statins’ The Philadelphia Inquirer Mar 2019 Notes:

Neel P. Chokshi, MD: Can Coconut Oil Help With Weight Loss? Experts Break It Down. (Expert interview) Woman’s Day Magazine Feb 2019.

Neel P. Chokshi, MD: “Fitness trackers are great and all, but what do those numbers *actually* mean?” (Expert interview) Philly Feb 2019.

Neel P. Chokshi, MD, Op-Ed, Lead author: “If you smoke, stop. Then get moving to cut your heart disease risk.” Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 2019.

Chokshi NP, Adusumalli S, Small DS, Morris A, Feingold J, Ha YP, Lynch MD, Rareshide CAL, Hilbert V, Patel MS.: Loss-framed Financial Incentives and Personalized Goal Setting Increase Physical Activity in Ischemic Heart Disease Patients Using Wearable Devices: The ACTIVE REWARD Randomized Clinical Trial. J Am Heart Assoc 7(12): e009173, Jun 13 2018.

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