Dr. Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan, MD

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Dr. Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan, MD


Internal Medicine | Male

Scottsdale Cardiovascular Center 3099 N Civic Center Plz, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Get Directions
(480) 945-3535

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Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan, M.D. (Kris Vijay, M.D.) graduated with B.S. from the University of Bombay, Bombay, India. Dr....Read more

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Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan, M.D.  (Kris Vijay, M.D.)  graduated with B.S. from the University of Bombay, Bombay, India.  Dr. Vijay obtained his Medical Doctorate at the University of Mysore, Kasturba Medical College in Mysore, India.    He obtained a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the University of Michigan.

Dr. Vijay is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Clinical Lipidology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He serves as the Medical Director for the Cardiovascular Division of the Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute at Scottsdale Healthcare and is the immediate past President of the American College of Cardiology.    Dr. Vijay serves as the current President of the Cardiorenal Society of America and President Elect for the National Lipid Association, Arizona Chapter.

Special Interests: Heart failure treatment, Non-invasive cardiology, Nuclear cardiology, Diabetes, Complex Lipid Disorders.

Dr. Vijay is bilingual in Hindi and English

Dr. Vijay does not see patients in the office.  He is our designated in-hospital physician on rotation.  Dr. Vijay is also affiliated with Abrazo Heart Failure Clinic, Phoenix.

Dr. Vijayaraghavan says...

Dr. Vijay's expertise is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, heart failure, diabetes and complex lipid disorder.

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  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    Kasturba Medical College Manipal, Manipal Acadamy Of Higher Education

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Lt Mg Hospital

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

    Completed in 1986

    Saint Mary's Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • German
  • Spanish

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  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test