Ramesh K. Adiraju
Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology501 Bath Road Bristol Pennsylvania, 19007
Ramesh K. Adiraju, MD, FACC, serves Lower Bucks Hospital in Bristol, PA, with an adjacent private practice. Dr. Adiraju specializes in endovascular and cardiovascular medicine, treating diseases of the heart and major blood vessels. An author of 16 publications, he has also worked for the research institute of Lower Bucks since 2005. He has pioneered and developed diagnosis and novel treatment approaches for dysautonomia disorders and complex endovascular problems.He has also developed a novel approach to treat and potentially reverse Insulin requirements in Type-ll diabetes. He founded RENU-CA research Institute to pursue these goals in 2005 which he directs and administers patient care. He can also be found working at Lankenau Hospital, where he also completed his cardiology fellowship in 1993.
Education and Training
Kasturba Medical College
Kasturba Med Coll- Mysore Univ- Mangalore- Karnataka- India 1985
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences 1985
American Board of Internal Medicine- Internal Medicine
Ramesh K. Adiraju Other's Expert Contributions
Cardiac catheterization is a procedure that is performed to assess coronary artery blockages. Catheterization is done by passing catheters to the heart and injecting dye and take video pictures of the heart arteries. It is a simple procedure and has less than 5% risk. If catheterization shows blockages, then additional procedure may be required to fix the blockages that can be more risky. READ MORE
Yes, diabetes is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease that causes heart attacks. Dr. Adiraju READ MORE
-Regular exercise. -Well-balanced diet with ample fiber content, Green vegetables and fruit daily. -Avoid smoking and excess alcohol consumption. -Yearly routine check-up after the age of 45. READ MORE
Yes. Diabetes is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease that causes heart attacks. READ MORE
Heart attack pain can be experienced anywhere from left side of the neck, Jaw and chest. It can also cause epigastric pain - area just under the ribcage and is usually associated with nausea. READ MORE
Slower heart beat particularly when sleeping can be a marker of sleep apnea syndrome that is common in overweight people. It is indicative of excess vagal tone that can be due to Hiatal hernia also. You should get checked out. READ MORE
There is no particular way to sleep to avoid heart attack. READ MORE
ECHO - ultrasound of the heart, shows the causes for a heart murmur READ MORE
Yes. Sometimes one can have silent heart attacks, particularly if you are a diabetic. READ MORE
NO. READ MORE
Low salt, Low cholesterol diet. Avoid fried food and red meat. 30% of you diet should contain fruits and green vegetables. High fiber content. More than diet regular intermediate intensity exercise is more important. READ MORE
Atrial septal defect is a hole in the heart.Yes it can be fixed by catheter based procedure or surgery. READ MORE
If the chest pain is associated with excess sweating, nausea, shortness of breath, dizziness, and feelings of tiredness or faint, you should make the person lie down and give 3 or 4 81mg aspirins to chew and swallow and call 911/ambulance. READ MORE
You are very young to have coronary artery blockages. So, yes, you have a risk for heart attack even after bypass surgery. Stress is the leading cause for coronary artery blockages. You should modify or change your jb and also have close followup very 3 months with your cardiologist. There is also a condition called dysautonomia that is induced by stress that causes vascular problems and Dmll. You should get evaluated for this. READ MORE
Coronary artery spasm is a difficult problem to diagnose. It can be diagnosed by combining EKG tracing and an investigative technology called CS100 that I research. CS100 demonstrates coronary arterial blood flow. READ MORE
Regular sinus rhythm is the normal rhythm of the heart. READ MORE
Yes. Heart valve replacement is a major surgery. READ MORE
Yes. If it is persistent. READ MORE
It could be an arrhythmia - irregular heart beat or can be stress response. READ MORE
Yes. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Participated in TCT Symposium, 1999-2000 -
- JIM- Joint Interventional Meetings in Rome - 2013 -
- ACVS Cardiovascular Symposium in Hyderabad, India -2013 -
- Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course - APVIC 2014, 2015; TCTAP 2015 in Seoul Korea -
- Heart Disease
- Venous Insufficiency
- Coronary Artery Disease (cad)
- Vascular Disease
- Frankford Hosptial
- Lankenau Hospital
Articles and Publications
- 14-16 publications
What do you attribute your success to?
His desire to find the best cardiovascular results in medicine and constant inspiration from his wife
Hobbies / Sports
- Playing sports with his Son, Tennis, Basketball, Classical Music
Favorite professional publications
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Ramesh K. Adiraju's Practice location
Bristol, Pennsylvania 19007Get Direction
Ramesh K. Adiraju's reviewsWrite Review
Patient Experience with Dr. Adiraju
- Vitamin E May Not Prevent Heart Failure in Women
According to a new study, vitamin E supplementation may not reduce the risk of heart failure in women. This study is the first of its kind, focusing on the effectiveness of vitamin E supplementation in the prevention of heart failure. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps to protect the body from...
- What is the Impact of High Blood Pressure?
What is High Blood Pressure?High blood pressure is a condition whereby an individual’s blood vessels become strained due to high pressure by the blood flowing in them. It’s a dangerous condition not because it has any negative side-effects on its own but because of the potential health problems...
- What Is a GI Cocktail?
Introduction A GI cocktail or gastrointestinal cocktail is a mixture of liquid antacid, viscous lidocaine, and an anticholinergic agent. A GI cocktail is primarily used to treat dyspepsia.There are a wide variety of GI cocktail recipes nowadays. One popular recipe is a mixture of viscous lidocaine,...
- Do I Have Hypertension?
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, refers to the increased pressure exerted on the walls as blood passes through arteries. Normal blood pressure is measured as 120/80 mm Hg. Pressure in the range of 120/80 and 139/89 mm Hg is referred to as pre-hypertension, and those above the higher...
- What are The Signs and Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation?
What are The Signs and Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation?Atrial fibrillation also called A-Fib is a condition of the heart which causes irregular heartbeats or arrhythmia. It causes abnormal vibrations in the atria chamber of the heart and also the ventricle chamber. In a healthy human heart, the...
- Digoxin and Common Brands
Generic Name: DigoxinBrand Names: Cardoxin, Lanoxin, Digitek, LanoxicapsWhat is digoxin?Digoxin is derived from the digitalis plant leaves. It helps in making the heartbeat stronger along with a more regular rhythm pattern. Digoxin is mostly used for treating individuals who suffer from heart...
- Robert A. Watson III M.D.1235 Old York Rd Abington PA 19001
- Harvey Andrew Snyder MD210 W Atlantic Ave Haddon Heights New Jersey 08035
- Gilbert Grossman MD700 COTTMAN AVE PHILADELPHIA PA 19111
- Edward Cooper M.D.6710 Lincoln Dr Philadelphia PA Philadelph
- Richard Leshner D.O.Capital Health - Mercer Bucks Cardiology Yardley PA 19067
- Renee Bullock-Palmer M.D,200 Trenton Road Browns Mills New Jersey 08015