Healthcare Professionals

Icilma Fergus, MD

Healthcare Professional
Director
Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Place
New York, New York, United States
Icilma V. Fergus was recently appointed Director of Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Her current academic appointment is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, New York. She is a Barnard and SUNY Downstate graduate. She completed her residency and Chief residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center. Dr. Fergus completed her cardiology fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology.
 
Dr. Fergus’s current research interests involve cardiovascular disparities, hypertension and diastolic dysfunction as well as heart disease in women. She has been an investigator in several clinical trials including NHLBI sponsored trial evaluating acute ischemia in young women entitled “VIRGO” and DOH sponsored grant for Harlem Healthy Eating and Living.
 
Dr. Fergus is an active member of many professional memberships, including the American Society of Hypertension, American Society of Echocardiography, and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Fergus served on the board of the Association of Black Cardiologists for six years including two years as secretary and has been the Chair of Community Programs for the past three years.
 
 
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