Specializes inCoronary Interventions Peripheral Interventions Structural Heart
Dr. Vijay Raja is an interventional cardiologist who cares for patients with all forms of coronary, vascular and structural heart disease. His passions include treating patients with refractory symptoms, those needing acute interventions and patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Dr. Raja earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and then completed his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his post-graduate training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. In addition to patient care, Dr. Raja has a strong interest in health care management and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Dallas during his cardiology fellowship.
He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine. Dr. Raja is trained to treat all forms of cardiac or peripheral artery blockages including 100% occlusions as well as evaluate and treat a variety of structural heart diseases such as congenital heart defects (patent foramen ovale, atrial and ventricular septal defects, patent ductus arteriosus), perivalvular defects, alcohol septal ablations and transcatheter valve diseases.
He and his wife, Dr. Grace Raja, a hematology/oncology physician, enjoy spending time together as a family and watching their three children grow up in Arkansas.
What patients are saying about Dr. Raja:
“Dr. Raja is awesome. He makes me feel comfortable, which is hard to do. He’s very compassionate and explains everything so you can understand it.”
“Thank you, Dr. Raja, for your great care! I don’t know what we would do without you.”
“Dr. Raja is the best. He cares about you and your health.”
“I have been a patient of Dr. Raja for about two years now, and I feel like he’s one of the best heart doctors that I’ve ever seen.”
“Dr. Raja is definitely the best cardiologist.”