Dr. Anuradha Lala-Trindade (Anu Lala)’s clinical interests encompass all aspects of management of heart failure including the selection and care of patients with mechanical circulatory support devices and heart transplantation as well as genetic cardiomyopathies and perioperative management of high-risk cardiac surgical cases. She believes in a patient-centered approach, where each individual’s unique needs and preferences are essential components of developing a personalized treatment plan. Dr. Lala seeks to implement guideline directed medical and device-based therapies while integrating emotional and spiritual aspects of care.
In addition to caring for patients, she serves as the Director of Heart Failure Research and as Data Coordinating Center leadership for the NHLBI Cardiothoracic Surgery Network. Dr. Lala also leads the fellowship program in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant at Mount Sinai. She has authored over 100 peer reviewed scientific publications and serves as the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Cardiac Failure. In 2016, she was named the American Heart Association Young Professionals Society Honoree for her service and commitment to education and promoting cardiovascular health awareness. In 2020, she was recognized with the Proctor H. Harvey Teaching Award by the American College of Cardiology which honors a promising young member of the College who has distinguished herself by dedication and skill in teaching, and to stimulate continued careers in education.