CNN Signs Dr. Tara Narula as Medical Correspondent

By A.J. Katz 

Dr. Tara Narula is joining CNN as a medical correspondent on CNN’s health, medical and wellness team. She will report across CNN platforms and will be based in New York.

Dr. Narula spent the past two and a half years as CBS News’ senior medical correspondent and was a medical contributor to the network before that. She was a vital source of info during the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, answering viewer questions and providing background on the latest medical developments. She has also frequently reported on the latest health trends, cardiovascular disease and general health and wellness tips for CBS News broadcasts.

Dr. Narula joined Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York in 2010 and provides outpatient consultative care. Additionally, she is board certified in nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and internal medicine.


After graduating from Stanford with degrees in economics and biology, Dr. Narula was founder and chief executive of her own small business, Sun Juice. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Harvard University/Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston—and her fellowship training in cardiology at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.