Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD

Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD is a cardiology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Northwest Houston Cardiology

13325 Hargrave Rd Ste 100

Houston, TX 77070
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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
more than 86% of peers
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Vivekananthan'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  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*

57  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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31  Procedures

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
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Vivek is and has been an excellent, caring Doctor for my husband after his heart attack. He saved my husband's life and his care is what all patients and families need. The communication is so important and Dr. Vivek made my husband and I feel so at ease understanding each process. I would...more
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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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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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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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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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