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Ragavendra Baliga
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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.


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014

Medical Degree

  • M.B.B.S
    Bangalore Medical College


  • Internal Medicine
    Bangalore Medical College
    2/1/1987 - 12/31/1987
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
    St. Mary's Hospital Medical School
    7/1/1989 - 7/30/1990

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Electrocardiography
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension

Locations where I practice

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More about my work

My background


  • Cardiovascular Medicine
    Brigham & Woman's Hospital
    7/1/1995 - 6/30/1997
  • Heart
    Boston University School of Medicine
    1/1/1997 - 12/31/1998
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
    Southwestern Medical Center
    8/1/1998 - 6/30/1999
  • Internal Medicine
    Aberdeen Royal Hospitals
    10/1/1990 - 6/30/1992
  • Cardio Disease
    Hammersmith Hospital
    7/1/1992 - 6/30/1995

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)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine