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Ragavendra Baliga, MBBS

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I specialize in:

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Electrocardiography
  • Heart Failure


Ragavendra Baliga, MBBS, MBA, FACC, FRCP, FRS (Med), is assistant director of new business development and a professor of internal medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Baliga earned his medical degree from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore University, India, and his MBA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He completed a clinical fellowship in cardiology at the Royal Postgraduate School of Medicine, University of London, and a clinical and research fellowship in cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass. Dr. Baliga was a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School, Boston, and completed two more advanced fellowships in cardiac specialties: one at Boston University Medical Center and one at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Baliga is the editor-in-chief for Heart Failure Clinics of North America, the associate editor for American College of Cardiology and Cardiosource Review Journal and the section editor for the Journal of American College of Cardiology—Cardiovascular Imaging. In addition, Dr. Baliga is the editor-in-chief of the popular textbook Practical Cardiology. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom, as well as the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Baliga’s clinical interests include general cardiology, hypertension, elevated cholesterol and heart failure. His research focuses on heart failure, cardiomyopathy, hypertension, atherosclerosis and angina.

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My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)


Cardiovascular Medicine
Southwestern Medical Center
8/1/1998 - 6/30/1999

Cardiovascular Medicine
Brigham & Woman's Hospital
7/1/1995 - 6/30/1997

Cardio Disease
Hammersmith Hospital
7/1/1992 - 6/30/1995

Boston University School of Medicine
1/1/1997 - 12/31/1998

Internal Medicine
Aberdeen Royal Hospitals
10/1/1990 - 6/30/1992


Cardiovascular Medicine
St. Mary's Hospital Medical School
7/1/1989 - 7/30/1990

Internal Medicine
Bangalore Medical College
2/1/1987 - 12/31/1987

Medical Degree

Bangalore Medical College

My Department

Internal Medicine