Dr. Karthik Ramaswamy, MD

Dr. Karthik Ramaswamy, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Karthik Ramaswamy, MD is a cardiology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 264C

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 439-1292

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ramaswamy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cardiomyopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Ramaswamy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ramaswamy "Dr. Ramaswamy serves as medical director of the Arrhythmia Center and director of the Electrophysiology Lab at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. A native of New Orleans, LA, Dr. Ramaswamy is an electrophysiologist, a cardiologist that specializes in the care and treatment of rhythm issues of the heart. Fellowship trained in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology, he joined Missouri Baptist Medical Center in 2011 because of the hospital s reputation as a cardiac leader and dedication to cardiac excellence. He is a pioneer in the use of cryoablation and a nationally recognized expert in the Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation system. He was the first in the world to perform a bidirectional transatlantic live case demonstration with this technology and was among the first to demonstrate the technology s advantages of reducing radiation exposure and improving safety for patients undergoing catheter ablation."
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of North Carolina Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory University-Cardiiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Cardiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology,
  • Heart Rhythm Society: Fellow, Member,Quality Improvement Subcommittee, Member, Health Policy Committee,
  • Medical Journal Publications: Heart Rhythm, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, New England Journal of Medicine,
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology,
Media & Publications

Dr. Ramaswamy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ramaswamy's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ramaswamy to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ramaswamy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was 22 when I first met him and almost over a year later I owe him. He did an EP study which resulted in 2 ablutions in the process. This was so scary at the time but he was so caring and I couldn’t imagine having anyone else. He knows how to speak on my level when it comes to “medical talk”. If...more
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Extremely knowledgeable, caring, and professional. I drive 40 minutes to see this doctor. Highly recommend.
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Kind, caring, explains thoroughly. Took care of my husband and me.
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Just had an EP study and ablation. Everything was as expected and I was well briefed on what would happen. Entire staff was courteous, caring, and professional. Could not have been better.
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