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Michael BarronSPECIALTY

Cardiology Subspecializing in non-invasive cardiology, heart failure and valvular heart disease
MEDICAL SCHOOL

Indiana University School of MedicineIndianapolis, IN

RESIDENCY

Internal MedicineIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolis, IN

FELLOWSHIP

Cardiovascular DiseaseEmory UniversityAtlanta, GA

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

SPECIALTY

Non-Invasive Cardiology

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio

RESIDENCY

Internal Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

FELLOWSHIP
Cardiovascular Disease
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Heart Failure/Transplant
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine

· Cardiovascular Disease

· Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

 

SPECIALTY

Diagnostic Cath
Echocardiography

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Guntur Medical College
Guntur, India

RESIDENCY

Internal Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

FELLOWSHIP

Cardiovascular Disease
St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers
New York, NY

CERTIFICATION
American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography

 

SPECIALTY

Cardiology Subspecializing in cardiovascular imaging and non-invasive cardiology

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MA

RESIDENCY

Internal Medicine Boston University Medical Center Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Cardiovascular Disease Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, OH

Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Brigham and Women’s Hospital,

Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

  • Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT
Vijay Rao, MD, PhD, FACC, FASE SPECIALTY

Cardiology. Subspecializing in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiovascular research and congestive heart failure.

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC

RESIDENCY

Internal Medicine Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC

FELLOWSHIP

Cardiovascular Disease University of California San Francisco, CA

Echocardiography University of California San Francisco, CA

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology and Pathology Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Putnam County Hospital offers comprehensive heart care in a comfortable and convenient setting for patients and their families. Franciscan Health is renowned for providing outstanding advanced heart care, landmark research and innovative heart treatments. Together, both Putnam County Hospital and Franciscan Health are making access to heart care easier and more convenient with board-certified cardiologists seeing patients five days a week.

To make an appointment with one of the board-certified physicians, Monday through Friday, please call 800-992-2081.

Indiana Heart Physicians provides a number of specialty services and diagnostic testing including the following:

PHILOSOPHY

We believe in a teamwork approach to care in which the patients, physicians and staff work together to achieve the best possible outcomes.

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Cardiovascular research
  • Coronary and peripheral intervention
  • Heart Failure Clinic
  • Heart Valve Center
  • Lipid (cholesterol) Management Clinic
  • Pacemaker & Defibrillator Clinic
  • Protime (Anticoagulation) Clinic

• Syncope Clinic

  • Ankle brachial index (ABI)
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Carotid doppler ultrasound
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Electrophysiology study
  • Holter monitoring
  • Lower extremity arterial (LEA)
  • Nuclear stress
  • Resting/stress echocardiography
  • Standard treadmill stress

• Symptom event monitoring