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Ravi Chiyyarath Vallabhan, MD
Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
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About
Dr. Vallabhan is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Vallabhan practices general cardiology with a special interest in complex procedures such as complex/high risk percutaneous coronary interventions and radial artery catheterization and interventions. Dr. Vallabhan also specializes in valvular heart disease including procedures such as Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty for Aortic Valve stenosis (BAV). He also has an interest in new procedures pertaining to all aspects of cardiac care. Dr. Vallabhan is well known for his numerous published articles, presentations, and teaching positions. Dr. Vallabhan sees patients at our Park-Cities, Mesquite, and Baylor Dallas (BHVH) locations. Dr. Vallabhan is Board Certified in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease. He received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Medical School in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his fellowships in General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Vallabhan is a member of the faculty for Cardiology Fellowship Training Program (General and Interventional), Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas and is the program director for the interventional cardiology fellowship program. Dr. Vallabhan is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography & Interventions. He is also a Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine.

Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS | Open Choice PPO
Beech Street of Texas
Beech Street of Texas PPO PPO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Federal Select PPO | HMO Blue Essentials HMO | Medicare Advantage Oncor/Energy Future Holdings Retirees PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc.
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc. PPO PPO | Open Access Plus PPO
First Health
First Health PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare (formerly One Health Plan)
Great West POS POS | Great West PPO PPO | Open Access PPO-Open Access PPO-OA
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care (incl NTHN)
HealthSmart PPO PPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO EPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO GEPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
ChoiceCare Concentric Network SmartNet PPO | Humana Medicare Advantage PPO/HMO | Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
Oscar Health Ins Co of Texas EPO
Private Health Care System
Private Health Care System PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | HMO Network - Group | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Network - Group | TRS - Active Care Participants Network
United HealthCare
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Apr 9, 2018, Ravi Chiyyarath Vallabhan, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Medical School: UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Certifications
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Baylor Heart & Vascular Centers, LLP
Reviews(70)
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Jun 27, 2018
all good.
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Jun 25, 2018
very good
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Jun 25, 2018
Extremely good....Provider and Staff
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Jun 18, 2018
The Doctors and the Staff were very helpful.
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Jun 15, 2018
Dr. Vallabhan and his staff are the best there is!!!
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Jun 15, 2018
Always friendly
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Jun 15, 2018
listened to me .. asked questions... had a good personality
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Jun 8, 2018
Dr. Vallabhan is very caring about my health.
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Jun 6, 2018
Answered all my questions to my satisfaction. Was very concerned he was providing the best care possible for my condition.
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May 30, 2018
waiting time is excessive
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May 25, 2018
I met Dr. Vallabhan 20 years ago. He showed concern then even tho he was not my Dr. because he wasn\'t on my insurance. Years later I chose him as my cardiologist.
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May 21, 2018
Dr. Vallabahn is the best !
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May 21, 2018
he listened to my questions and responded clearly and thoughtfully.
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May 11, 2018
as usual, Dr Vallabhan\'s office is a great experience.
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May 9, 2018
very professional
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May 7, 2018
Dr Vallabahn was very professional, caring and concerned.
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May 4, 2018
Have had serious heart problems and this group of doctors have been wonderful in their care and attention to all of them. Had other doctors in emergency room that were good but nothing compared to these in both competency and care.
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Apr 30, 2018
Very good!
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Apr 25, 2018
very positive
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Apr 25, 2018
Clear and thoughtful path laid out for my situation such that my spouse and I completely understands his reasoning and care suggestions.
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Apr 20, 2018
straight to the point .explained what I needed to do and what he was going to do to help me get to a healthy condition.
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Apr 11, 2018
Everyone was very professional and courteous.
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Apr 11, 2018
Had a very nice visit and he answered all my questions
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Apr 11, 2018
Always great to work with. We have recommended him to others. Awesome knowledge level.
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Apr 11, 2018
very knowledgeable , caring , kind
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Apr 6, 2018
Dr. Vallabhan is the consummate professional and care-giver. His care philosophy and concern for patient well being is amazing. He makes me feel completely at ease to discuss any concerns.
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Apr 4, 2018
Dr, Vallabhan is the very best.....
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Apr 4, 2018
Doctor is outstanding over a long period of time.
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Apr 4, 2018
Can\'t ask for a better doctor. Dr. Vallabhan always takes great care of me. He is the best.
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Apr 2, 2018
very good
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Mar 30, 2018
This Doctor & staff are the best.
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Mar 30, 2018
excellent
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Mar 28, 2018
Dad and I are both his patients. He allows me to be in the exam room with my Dad so I can hear his explanations and plans for Dad\'s care. This is very important to us as we help with his medical care
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Mar 28, 2018
very good
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Mar 16, 2018
all things at the clinic and provider met my expectations.
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Mar 16, 2018
Seeing Dr. Vallabahn is always a very helpful and encouraging experience. several years ago, he saved my husband\'s life. And, he has been my cardiologist for several years, skillfully treating my chronic atrial fibrillation.
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Mar 16, 2018
the best
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Mar 12, 2018
I received very prompt and professional service.
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Mar 9, 2018
The Dr. and Nurse and lady out front greeted me and called me by name as I walked in the front door. That means so much to me. They are very nice.
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Mar 9, 2018
DR VALLABHAN HAS ALWAYS TAKEN TIME TO GO OVER EVERYTHING AND NEVER MAKES YOU FEEL HURRIED. HE IS A VERY CARING.
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Mar 7, 2018
I have been seeing Dr. Vallabahn for about 5 years now. I am more than satisfied with the efficiency, professionalism, and genuine concern he shows. I am glad that I found him.
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Mar 7, 2018
my experience was excellent. it all went smoothly.
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Mar 5, 2018
He is an excellent provider, and always explains any changes in my health, and what to do about it.
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Mar 5, 2018
breaks the information down so I can understand.
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Mar 2, 2018
change from one Dr. at downtown office to Mesquite saves me time on the road and transfers me to a Dr. who saved my brother (and my sister in law) many times from life threatening illnesses.
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Feb 28, 2018
gives good explanations of issues.
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Feb 26, 2018
Very knowledgeable and through.
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Feb 26, 2018
Very good and friendly
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Feb 21, 2018
Excellent advice and treatment
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Feb 21, 2018
the friendliness & bedside manner of all is wonderful. i always enjoy my visits. i am always treated extremely well.
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Feb 21, 2018
Good results communicated in very professional manner!
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Feb 19, 2018
Very good
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Feb 19, 2018
Every contact I have had with the physicians and staff of Cardiology Consultants of Texas has been both pleasant and professional. Everyone takes an extra-special effort in explaining procedures and recommendations.
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Feb 16, 2018
excellant
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Feb 16, 2018
great!
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Feb 9, 2018
Excellent care!
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Feb 9, 2018
The doctor shows interest to get to the bottom of problem to see what maybe causing my problem
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Feb 7, 2018
As always very good!
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Feb 7, 2018
he explans every thing to you where you can understand
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Feb 5, 2018
Friendly, concerned, knowledgeable.
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Feb 5, 2018
yes was extremely satisfied with my Dr. and his staff. His receptionist was very professional.
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Feb 5, 2018
It was a great experience
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Jan 31, 2018
Good care and attention to my issues. I thought the way to get an appointment with Dr. Vallabhan was unusually long.
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Jan 31, 2018
He reviews everything and takes his time.
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Jan 26, 2018
He seems to be very caring about his patients.
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Jan 24, 2018
first time visit he provided was very engaged & concerned about my Moms ELG results & offered solutions to possible dehydration. He also ensured we follow up with his PA in one week to review BP record and find solutions
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Jan 22, 2018
Excellent experience except for the wait time in the lobby past the appoint time (about 45 min).
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Jan 22, 2018
they are all very friendly, knowledgeable and competent personnel.
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Jan 22, 2018
Caring, one of the very few times I\'ve had a Doctor personally call me for follow-up after my appointment.
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Jan 17, 2018
I\'ve been treated by this "care Provider (Dr. V) for some years now. I\'m very satisfied with his concern for my health and my long-term health. Note: I had heart surgery in January 2006.
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