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Medical Director, Congestive Heart Failure Program

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1910 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (602) 266-2200
Fax: (602) 604-5032

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.7 out of 5
172 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.
Provider showed concern
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
CP spoke using clear language
Provider explained things clearly
Provider included you in decisions
Patients' confidence in CP
Likelihood of recommending this provider


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
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Jun 19, 2020
asked questions, listened to me.
Jun 19, 2020
Always professional and kind.
Jun 19, 2020
Dr. Viijay is above any cardiologist I have had in the past in his knowledge and care. I attribute Dr. Viijay to saving my quality of life and my health conditions at the present time.
Jun 19, 2020
I have recommended my Grandson to this practice with complete confidence in his care.
Jun 19, 2020
Always a good experience.
Jun 6, 2020
Dr. Vejay has been great, drawing diagrams and explaining. I feel he is part of a team to help me.
May 7, 2020
Dr. Vijay is very knowledgeable, and his patient care/manner is most excellent. I'm glad I found him.
Apr 9, 2020
Everyone was very professional yet also very nice!
Mar 3, 2020
dr VJ is excellent...wonderful and caring service.
Mar 3, 2020
Mar 3, 2020
Feb 28, 2020
i love Dr. VJ. I feel very comfortable and confident in him.
Feb 25, 2020
My provider, excel my expectations in a very positive ways. I was very comfortable.
Feb 25, 2020
Great services.
Feb 24, 2020
*Dr. Vijay is amazing. He listens and shows genuine concern.
Feb 12, 2020
Dr. Vijay is incredibly brilliant and responsive. He is one of the finest physicians I have ever been treated by and I feel extremely fortunate. I drive 45+ minutes one-way and feel privileged that he is my cardiologist!
Feb 12, 2020
I have recommended many patients to Dr. Vijay and I believe they feel lucky to have him as their physician.
Feb 12, 2020
Dr. Chris Vjay was very professional and explained everything to my wife and I so we could understand my situation.
Feb 4, 2020
Very good.