Prabhjot Nijjar, MD

Prabhjot Nijjar, MD


Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Dr. Nijjar specializes in prevention and cardiac imaging. His vision is to have a healthcare environment that values and uses an evidence base to allow practitioners and patients to pursue a holistic and integrative approach to health. Having experienced firsthand the epidemic of premature heart disease in India, he is actively involved in education to promote healthy dietary and exercise habits in the South Asian community.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Lipid/Cholesterol Disorders
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • South Asian Health

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (General Cardiology)

Other Education

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease)

Recognition and Leadership


  • Member, Research Working Group, Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine

Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology; Adjunct Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing

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