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Medical Director, Congestive Heart Failure Program

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Arizona Heart Institute
1910 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: (602) 266-2200
Fax: (602) 604-5046

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
233 Ratings


  • Medical School: University of Mysore, India
  • Residency: University of Rochester NY
  • Fellowship: University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ
  • MS: School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan

Special Interests

Dr. Kris Vijay is the Medical Director of the Institute of Congestive Heart Failure at Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital and Heart Institute in Phoenix. He has more than 30 years of experience. he is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology, National Lipid Association, Heart Failure Society of America, and a founding member and past President of the Cardio Renal Society of America. he is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of Arizona and Midwestern University.


  • Comprehensive Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure Management
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Complex Lipid Management
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Imaging

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Aug 28, 2020
Dr. Vijayaraghavan and Romelia (Romi) are both lovely and professional and have the interest of the patient in their hearts. The time they commit to me is of interest and full of information to me and also to the two gentlemen training with them- all most respectful! Thank you!
Aug 28, 2020
Dr. Vijayaraghavan sincerely explains all details to me and to the two young gentlemen training with him in a way that they understand and learn- I am very proud to be among such considerate treatment of all inthe room... the perfect way to treat those around him.
Aug 28, 2020
with the incredible treatment and helpfulness of those in the office, Ifeel safe trusting decisions made for me and others I might recommend !Thank you for these feelings of safetyand trust in decisions made here
Aug 17, 2020
great personnel in the front office and Dr. Vijay is brilliant and the kindest man living!
Aug 17, 2020
Dr. Vijay is best physician I've known in my 65-years!
Aug 15, 2020
very professonal
Aug 4, 2020
always a great experience