Vijaiganesh Nagarajan, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Cardiac Risk Reduction, Cardiac Health, Cardiac Interventions, Vascular Interventions, Amputation Prevention
- Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, 2003
The University of Texas Medical Branch, 2017
University of Virginia Medical Center, 2016
John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 2010
Dr. Vijaiganesh Nagarajan (VJ) values patient feedback and offers personalized care based on each patient’s needs and lifestyle. He treats adult and senior patients with compassion and values their health care experience. He generally sees patients for a wide variety of cardiovascular conditions, diseases and interventions.
Born in Southern India, he moved to England to complete his medical training. After completing this residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, he worked as an assistant professor at the Cleveland Clinic, a world-renowned cardiac care hospital. Dr. VJ has received numerous awards for teaching and patient care. See the additional information tab to view the list.
As part of his dedication to learning, Dr. VJ maintains professional memberships with several physician organizations. He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MCRP) in the United Kingdom, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), and a Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI).
In his spare time, Dr. VJ enjoys tennis, ping pong, cricket, movies and reading on the latest gadgets.
Honors and Awards
AHA Young Investigator Award by American Heart Association, 2012
American College of Cardiology (ACC) Jeopardy Virginia State Winner, 2015
Clinical Skills and Scholarship Award, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 2008
Clinical Skills and Scholarship Award, Cook County Hospital, 2010
Mulholland Resident and Fellow Teaching Award, University of Virginia, 2016
Humanitarian Resident Award, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 2010
Student Education and Teaching Award, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 2009
Member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP UK)
Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP)
Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI)