Dr. Karthik Ramaswamy, MD

Dr. Karthik Ramaswamy, MD

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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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Dr. Ramaswamy's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardioversion, Elective
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ramaswamy performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ramaswamy performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ramaswamy performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Ramaswamy performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ramaswamy treats Heart Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ramaswamy treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ramaswamy's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cryoablation
Defibrillator Implantation
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 i...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

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

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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,

Dr. Ramaswamy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ramaswamy

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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...Read 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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