Dr. Rama G. Garimella, MD

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Dr. Rama G. Garimella, MD

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Cardiology | Female

WakeMed Physician Practices 300 Keisler Dr Ste 204, Cary, NC 27518 Get Directions
(919) 233-0059

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Care Philosophy

As a cardiologist I beleive in Preventive and evidence based care. I want to make sure patients feel informed and comfortable.I believe in minimizing unneeded interventions and maximizing self reliance on good diet and exercise to achieve the best possible outcome. When procedures are needed, my philosophy is to provide the best approach tailored to the individual patient and his or her specific needs. This blending of science and the art of medicine is what makes my job rewarding.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garimella to family and friends
4.7
based on 42 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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in Angier, NC |
I would very much recommend her
in Holly Springs, NC |
Simply the best!
I called on late night hotline with terrible symptoms after taking new medication. . She was rude uncaring unprofessional.
in Cary |
She was through and i knowledgeable. I felt safe trusting her with my dad who had Alzheimer's. She was on top of all his needs. I know many cardiologist in the area....I would choose her every time
One word. Rude.
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Health Sciences / Rangaraya Medical College

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Umdnj-Rw Johnson Med Sch

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Umdnj-Rw Johnson Med Sch

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wayne State Univerity

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Medical School

    Graduated in 1988

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Telugu

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Garimella's Office & Staff

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Experience with Dr. Garimella

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Garimella's Care Philosophy

As a cardiologist I beleive in Preventive and evidence based care. I want to make sure patients feel informed and comfortable.I believe in minimizing unneeded interventions and maximizing self reliance on good diet and exercise to achieve the best possible outcome. When procedures are needed, my philosophy is to provide the best approach tailored to the individual patient and his or her specific needs. This blending of science and the art of medicine is what makes my job rewarding.