Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD

Interventional Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD
Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Vivekananthan is affiliated with North Cypress Medical Center, Houston Northwest Medical Center, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center and Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital.

13325 Hargrave Rd Ste 100

Houston, TX 77070

Contact Information

(281) 469-8007

Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD

Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Vivekananthan's Experience

Dr. Vivekananthan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

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*

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • 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 Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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  • 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
  • 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.


  • 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
based on 21 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Vivekananthan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
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
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.
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 all of her needs immediately. They have an in-house staff with radiology available to do ultrasounds that was great. No need to go to other places for test. Dr. Vivek was terrific for everything.
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 doctor and I am so glad that he is taking care of my dad.
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Dr. Vivekananthan accepts 6 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
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Vivekananthan has admitting privileges

North Cypress Medical Center
21214 Northwest Fwy
Cypress, TX 77429
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Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
18220 State Highway 249
Houston, TX 77070
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Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center
10655 Steepletop Dr
Houston, TX 77065
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Houston Northwest Medical Center
710 Cypress Creek Pkwy
Houston, TX 77090
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