Cardiologist, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Areas of expertise:
- Heart failure
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Dr. Ragavendra Baliga is a cardiologist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He is also the editor-in-chief for Heart Failure Clinics of North America, the associate editor for Cardiosource Review Journal and the section editor for the Journal of American College of Cardiology—Cardiovascular Imaging. In addition, he is the co-editor-in-chief of the popular textbook Practical 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. Dr. Baliga earned his medical degree from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore University, India, and his MBA from the University of Michigan. 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. Dr. Baliga was a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School, 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.