Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD

Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

13325 Hargrave Rd Ste 100

Houston, TX 77070

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chest Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 86% of peers
Thrombosis
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Interventional Catheterization
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Chennai Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Hospital SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch Gal
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vivekananthan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vivekananthan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vivekananthan to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Vivekananthan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Houston, TX |
The worst doctor I have ever been to. He treated my 90 year old mother and did a horrible job. He has no bedside manners and could have cared less about Mom.
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in Houston, TX |
Had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Vivek with a emergency Heart Attack really Great Doctor hell he saved my life had me fixed up within 30min. or less (Stent). Have been to his office a couple of times Great Service I would recommend Him and office staff to anyone who needs a cardiologist. Thx.KM
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in Cypress, TX |
I had a cardiac event in 2011 that required an ER visit with subsequent heart catheterization and stents. Doctor Vivek was the "on call" cardiologist and he truly was a life saver! I have been his patient since that time and I am completely satisfied with his care.
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in Houston, TX |
I am a registered nurse and recently had my mother move in. She had a heart attack in January of this year and needed to be closer to me. I worried about how to find her a doctor that would accept her medical needs and insurance. Dr. Kris Vivek was more than available to accept my mother and met...more
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in Tomball, TX |
Brought my dad from out of state seeking a doctor for my dad with congestive hear failure. He was hospitalized and seen by Dr. Vivek. We he was released, Dr. Vivek started seeing him. He got him on track and his heart function improved from 20 percent to almost 50 percent. He is an excellent...more
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Dr. Vivekananthan accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
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  • MultiPlan
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