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About Dr. Ravi C Vallabhan
Dr. Ravi C Vallabhan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX, with other offices in Dallas, TX and Dallas, TX (and 3 other locations). He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Vallabhan is affiliated with Baylor Hamilton Heart Vascular Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Ravi C Vallabhan has 6 locations
621 N Hall St Ste 500
Dallas, TX 75226
9101 N Central Expy Ste 300C
Dallas, TX 75231
621 N Hall St Ste 400
Dallas, TX 75226
9101 N Central Expy Ste 300C
Dallas, TX 75231
1575 Interstate 30
Mesquite, TX 75150
4400 I 30 W Ste 100
Greenville, TX 75402
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Dr. Ravi C Vallabhan has the following 3 specialties
- Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.<br>A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.<br>These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Ravi C Vallabhan has the following 18 expertise
- Heart Failure
- Heart Catheterization
- Myocardial Infarction
- Unstable Angina
- Chest Pain (Angina)
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Heart Diseases
- Percutaneous Arterial Septic Defect (ASD) Closure
- Patent Foramen Ovale
- Congenital Heart Disease (Patent Ductus Arteriosus)
- Rheumatic Heart Disease
- Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Ravi C Vallabhan is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Bridges to Excellence: Diabetes Care Recognition Program
Millions of Americans have some form of diabetes, and millions more cases are undiagnosed. To encourage more effective treatment and management, Bridges To Excellence® worked with diabetes experts to develop
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.
Bridges to Excellence: Cardiac Care Recognition Program
Cardiovascular disease refers to a number of very serious and costly conditions, including Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD). To encourage more effective treatment and management, BTE worked with cardiac care experts
Dr. Vallabhan is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
30 Years Experience
The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio
Graduated in 1988
University Hospital South Texas Medical Center
Dr. Ravi C Vallabhan Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Ravi C Vallabhan
ven though I was born in Bombay, India, I am a true bred Texan as I have lived in Texas since January 1966. I grew up in Lubbock, Texas and my wife and I have enjoyed living in Dallas since July 1992. I developed an interest in medicine in high school but I did not pursue it until the middle of my college career at Texas Tech University where I received my bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. After completing medical school and residency at UTHSC at San Antonio, I finally settled on a career in general and interventional cardiology after completing my fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) in June of 1996. I have been in practice here at BUMC with HeartPlace since July of 1996. The field of cardiology perfectly matches my specific strengths and interests as a physician. The opportunity to practice state of the art cardiology at a state of the art hospital plus the opportunity to teach future physicians has been a great blessing in my life. My current practice focuses both on general cardiology and specific complex heart diseases. This includes management of complex coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, ASD’s and PFO’s and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. I have specifically focused my practice on staying abreast of new cardiac (heart) procedures. Even though I enjoy the procedural aspects of my practice, I also enjoy general and preventative cardiology. I also have a great love for teaching and I am active in teaching the BUMC Internal Medicine residents and Cardiology fellows. My wife, Sherrie and I have been married since 1988 and are active members of First Baptist Church of Dallas.
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