Prashant Kaul, MD

Prashant Kaul, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiology Chapel Hill, NC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Office Address

  • 6037 Burnett-Womck Bldg
    160 Dental Circle, CB 7075
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    Phone: (919) 843-1507
    Fax: (919) 966-1743

Prashant Kaul, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiology Chapel Hill, NC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


  • Prashant Kaul, MD, FACC, FSCAI is an interventional cardiologist with an interest in complex coronary and peripheral vascular interventions. He is the Medical Director of the Chest Pain Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also serves as the Associate Director of the Interventional Cardiology Training Program.

    Dr Kaul received his medical degree from the University of Cambridge, UK and completed post graduate residency training in Internal Medicine at the Hammersmith and Royal Brompton Hospitals in London, UK before completing a second internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY. He completed fellowships in General Cardiology, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging and Interventional Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. During his fellowship, he was the recipient of the Jess Peter award for the best Interventional Cardiology Fellow 2010-2011.

    His interests include the management of coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes, systems of care in primary PCI, appropriate use of cardiovascular imaging, trans-radial coronary angiography and interventions and percutaneous ventricular support devices.

    He has previously published on the use of ionizing radiation exposure to patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction in the United States.

    He is involved in a number of ongoing clinical trials and serves as the site principal investigator for the SAFE-PCI, ADVISE II, EUCLID and RACE trials.

    Dr Kaul is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: General Cardiology, Echocardiography, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology
  • Clinical Interests: Atherosclerosis; Cardiovascular Diseases; Peripheral Vascular Diseases; Coronary Disease; Trans-radial coronary interventions; Percutaneous ventricular support devices; Complex coronary interventions; Acute Coronary Syndrome

Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Assistant Professor of MedicineUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC

Education & Training

  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • New York Presbyterian HospitalNew York Presbyterian Hospital
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
  • University of Cambridge School of MedicineUniversity of Cambridge School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License2006 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInterventional Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • National Board of Echocardiography (NBE)Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography (ASCeXAM)
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC)Nuclear Cardiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Fellow (FACC)American College of Cardiology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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