Vijay G. Kalaria, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Vijay G. Kalaria, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiology
Vascular Medicine
Endovascular Interventions

Dr. Vijay Kalaria, an interventional cardiologist on the medical staff at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth, appeared live on WFAA's Good Morning Texas to talk about Early Warning Signs of Stroke. Click Here to view in new window

SPECIAL INTERESTS AND PROCEDURES

Adult Congenital Heart disease (Atrial Septal Defect Closure)
Complex Coronary Interventions
Carotid Artery Stent with Distal Embolization Protection
Percutaneous Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure
Percutaneous Alcohol Septal Ablation
(Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy)
Vascular Medicine and Interventio
(Arterial and Venous including inferior vena cava filter placement)
Dr. Kalaria is a comprehensively trained Cardiovascular Specialist who joined Fort Worth Heart group in 2005. He comes to Fort Worth from Indianapolis, Indiana, where he most recently served as a Director of Vascular Medicine and Intervention program, and Associate Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Interventional Cardiology program at Clarian Cardiovascular Center. Dr. Kalaria also served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Indiana University, where he had a rare distinction of receiving both "Teacher of the Year" award and "Best Young Clinician" Award.
He brings a wealth of clinical expertise and experience to Fort Worth medical community. He is actively involved in many national and international clinical trials testing innovative therapies in coronary and peripheral vascular disease and gives research and invited clinical talks at national scientific meetings. He is a fellow of American College of Cardiology and Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions. With highest achievable training in non-invasive cardiology (Level III in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology), interventional cardiology (dedicated two-year clinical fellowship), and vascular medicine (fellowship with board certification), Dr. Kalaria brings a unique perspective to management of complex coronary and vascular patients. He believes in formulating a personalized diagnostic and therapeutic plan for patients with global cardiovascular disease, and compassionate delivery of cutting-edge therapies.

LICENSURE & BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

2005- Current Texas Medical License
2001- Indiana Medical License
1996- New York Medical License
1996- ECFMG Certified
American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases, 1999
American Board of Interventional Cardiology, 2001
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 1999
American Board of Vascular Medicine- Vascular Medicine, 200
American Board of Vascular Medicine- Endovascular Interventions, 2006

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Baylor All Saints Fort Worth
Harris Methodist Fort Worth
Harris Methodist Southwest
HuguleyMemorial Medical Center

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Texas Medical Association
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Medical College of Baroda, Gujarat, India, 1986-1992

Internship & Residency
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- New Jersey Medical School, Internal Medicine 1993-1995

Chief Medical Resident
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- New Jersey Medical School, Internal Medicine 1995-1996

Cardiology Fellowship
Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, New York, Cardiovascular Disease, 1996-1999

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, New York, Cardiovascular Disease, 1999-2001

Vascular Medicine & Endovascular Interventions Fellowship
St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, 2001
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York. 2002, 2003

OTHER

ACLS Certified
Other Languages: Hindi, Gujarati

Personal Interests

Oil Painting, Reading, Travel



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