Heart & Vascular Specialists of Oklahoma
Rakesh Shrivastava MD, FACC • Venkat Rajaram MD, MS

​Board certifications
Board certified in Internal Medicine
Board certified in Cardiology
Board certified in Interventional Cardiology
Board certified in Clinical Lipidology

Education / Training
Medical School: Patna Medical College, Patna, India 
Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India 
Internship: Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India
MD: Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India
MS: Rush University, Chicago, IL
Residency: Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL
General Cardiology Fellowship: Lousiana State University Health Sciences, Shreveport, LA
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City. KS.

Honors and Awards
Physician of the Year Award at Midwest Regional Medical Center
Edgar P. Hull Award (Outstanding Cardiology Fellow) at LSUHSC-Shreveport
Outstanding Mentoring Award at Unity Health System, Rochester, NY
Best Teacher of the Year Award at Unity Health System, Rochester, NY
Catherine Kallal Award (Best Senior Resident) at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago
Best Senior Research Project Award at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago
Arthur Ashe Endowment Fellowship (Cornell University Medical Center, New York, NY)

Clinical Focus
Aortic Valve Disorders
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiac Arrhythmia
Cardiovascular Disease
Chest Pain
Cholesterol problems
Chronic Total Occlusions
Congestive Heart Failure

Procedures performed
Transthoracic Echocardiography 
Transesophageal Echocardiography 
Stress Echocardiography 
Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization 
Coronary CT Angiography 
Nuclear stress testing 
Carotid and Peripheral ultrasound interpretation 
Exercise treadmill stress testing 
Holter/Loop monitor placement 
Pacemaker placement
Coronary stent placement 
Peripheral interventions including use of atherectomy devices 
Radial approach 
ASD Closures 
IVC Filter placement 
Atherectomy using Laser ablation and Rotablator 
Use of optical coherence tomography, FFR and IVUS
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm detection and repair
Valvular heart disease management


Interested in learning more?
Office Locations:
Primary Office: Heart & Vascular Specialists (Oklahoma City, OK)
(405) 622-3063
3400 S Douglas Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73150

West Hefner Office
7221 W Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73162
Cross Streets: Between N Rockwell Ave and Mantle Dr
(405) 622-3063

McAlester Office: Heart & Vascular Specialists
(405) 622-3063 or toll free: (844) Go-HVSOK
The Doctor's Building 
727 E. Wyandotte Ave. McAlester, OK 74501
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Meet Dr. Rajaram
➢ Preventive Cardiology
➢ Peripheral vascular disease
➢ Sudden Cardiac Arrest
➢ Supraventricular Tachycardia
➢ Syncope
➢ Tachycardia
➢ Valvular Disorders
➢ Ventricular Arrythmias
➢ Womens Heart Disease
➢ Coronary Artery Disease
➢ Coronary Intervention
➢ Diastolic Dysfunction
➢ Heart Arrhythmia
➢ Heart Attack
➢ Heart Failure
➢ Heart Palpitations
➢ Heart Rhythm Problems
➢ High Blood Pressure
➢ Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
➢ Inherited Heart Diseases
➢ Instent restenosis
➢ Left Ventricular Dysfunction
➢ Long QT-HOCM-Brugada Congenital Disorders
➢ Marfan's Syndrome
➢ Patent Foramen Ovale