Rony Shimony

Rony Shimony, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Cardiology


Cardiovascular Disease

Rony Shimony MD, FACC is the director of Clinical Cardiology at Mount Sinai West Hospital (MSW), part of Mount Sinai Heart under the leadership of world renowned Dr. Valentin Fuster, Dr. Jagat Narula, and Dr. Samin Sharma. MSW is part of the internationally renowned Mount Sinai Health System which encompasses a full range of cardiovascular services including cardiovascular prevention, complex cardiac interventions, full electrophysiology services, device implantation and complex ablations, heart failure and heart transplant program with a comprehensive cardiothoracic surgical program. Dr. Shimony is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is a nationally and internationally recognized leading clinical cardiologist who brings over twenty five years of experience in highly personalized direct patient care, as well as teaching house-staff and medical students. Dr. Shimony has received numerous awards, including a special Congressional Recognition for Outstanding and Valuable Service to the Community. He has been listed in America’s Top Doctors each year from 1999-2015, and was listed in New York Magazine's Best Doctors issue in June 2012. Dr. Shimony received his BS degree in Biology, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from SUNY Albany and received his MD from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (1984). He completed his sub-internship at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford England, and his internship, residency and fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease, and fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Dr. Shimony previously served as the Director of the Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular out-patient Center in Manhattan, as well as the Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Vascular Center Mid-Town. Dr. Shimony and his team specialize in treatment of complex cardiovascular cases, integrating all aspects of cardiovascular medicine, coronary CT Angiography, cardiac risk reduction, electrophysiology and device (ICD/Pacemaker) management, with approximately 1000 device visits per year. Dr. Shimony and his team treat patients at MSW out-patient cardiovascular center, which is equipped and organized to provide a one-stop comprehensive cardiovascular evaluation with same day results. The cardiology team includes experienced, multi-boarded expert physicians, a nurse practitioner, registered vascular and echocardiography technicians. In addition, the team works very closely with world renowned physicians representing a broad range of non-cardiac medical expertise, while coordinating all the sub-specialties for highly personalized care. Dr. Shimony also has many years of experience in medical teaching and direct patient care in the developing world. He accompanies his wife in her nonprofit work with Global Goods Partners ( and provides medical training and direct patient care in communities throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America. He is also on the advisory board of the Mount Sinai Arnhold Global Health Institute, a new institution-wide program at the Ichan School of Medicine dedicated to improving the health of people around the world. Dr. Shimony is an active member of the Heart Rhythm Society, the European Society of Cardiology and the European Heart Rhythm Association, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.


Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine


BS, University of New York at Albany

MD, S.U.N.Y, Buffalo - School of Med & Biomed Sciences

Sub Intership, Oxford University School of Medicine, Oxford, England

Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital

Internship, General Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Residency, Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship, Cardiology, Lenox Hill Hospital

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