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Dr. Vijay G. Kalaria


Name and credentials: Vijay G. Kalaria, MD, FACC, FSCAI


Title: Cardiologist





Interventional Cardiology

Areas of Research Interest

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 Intervention
(Arterial and Venous including inferior vena cava filter placement)

Board Certifications

1996- New York Medical License

1996- ECFMG Certified  American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases,

1999- American Board of Interventional Cardiology

1999- American Board of Vascular Medicine- Vascular Medicine,

2001- Indiana Medical License2000- American Board of Vascular Medicine

2001- Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology,

2005- Current Texas Medical License

2006- Endovascular Interventions


Medical Education and Training

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

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

October-December 2001

Advanced Peripheral Vascular and Carotid Intervention Training:  St. Elizabeth Medical Center.  Boston, MA 

(Preceptor: Kenneth Rosenfield, MD)


2001- June 2001-

Interventional Cardiology Fellow

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. January


February- March  2003

Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY.

(Preceptor: Gary Roubin, MD, PhD)


1984-1986-Undergraduate Education-

Kendriya Vidyalaya Rajkot, Rajkot, Gujarat India. 


March 1993-Graduate Education-

Baroda Medical College, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, Gujarat, India, 1986-1992 -Degree: Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (M.B.B.S.)


May 1993-June 1995-Internal Medicine Internship & Residency. 

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ-NJMS), Newark, NJ.


July 1995-June1996-Chief Resident-

Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.                                         


July 1996-December 1999- Instructor in Medicine

Non-invasive laboratories, Cardiology Unit, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. 


July 1996-June 1996-Instructor and Fellow in Cardiovascular Diseases

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.






Honors and Positions (Current)

Training & Education

Distinction in Biochemistry in first M.B.;B.S. 1998


Gold medal in Medicine in final M.B.;B.S. (First rank medicine in university graduating medical school class)


Rank in top one percent in medical school class.


Winner Clinical Vignette Competition.  American College of Physicians, New Jersey Chapter Scientific meeting. New Brunswick, New Jersey.  January 1996. 


Winner American College of Cardiology/Bristol Myers Squibb Affiliate in                Training Travel Award, American College of Cardiology meeting, 1998

Teaching Award

The Charles Fisch ‘Teacher of the Year’ Award- Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.  June 2002


Clinical Service

Outstanding Young Clinician Award, Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana. May 2004


Languages spoken

English,  Hindi, Gujarati


Invited Lectures

Invited  for clinical talks at national scientific meetings

Summary Research Activities/Contributions


Contact Information for Research

Meagan King- Research Nurse  817-922-2583

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