Heart & Vascular Specialists of Oklahoma
Rakesh Shrivastava MD, FACC • Venkat Rajaram MD, MS
Ph 405-622-3063
Toll Free 844-GO-HVSOK
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About Heart & Vascular Specialists of Oklahoma
Dr. Rajaram and Dr. Shrivastava founded Heart & Vascular Specialists of Oklahoma after working as cardiologists in the Oklahoma City metro area for almost 20 years. They combined their expertise in order to bring a higher level of patient care to Oklahoma City, and surrounding areas, such as Shawnee, McAlester, Edmond, Midwest City and more. 

Our mission is to provide patients with state-of-the-art care and careful, individual attention. We strive to ensure that each patient receives the care necessary to maintain a healthy life. As interventional specialists, we not only want your heart to be healthy, but we want to help you stay healthy for years to come. 

Venkat Rajaram MD, MS
Dr. Rajaram is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and internal medicine, and received his medical degree from Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, India. He completed his interventional cardiology fellowship at Temple University Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he completed a three year fellowship in cardiology at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He also completed a cardiomyopathy fellowship program (specialized training for managing patients with heart failure) at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Dr. Rajaram is a member of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. During his career, Dr. Rajaram has authored a number of journal articles and research papers on cardiovascular issues and general internal medicine topics. He has had formal training in research methodology (Masters in clinical research) from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. He plans to pursue clinical research which will provide access to cutting edge technology for our community. Dr. Rajaram specializes in interventional cardiology, coronary artery disease, and peripheral vascular disease. He also brings expertise in prevention, treatment and management of heart failure.   Read More About Dr. Rajaram
​Rakesh Shrivastava MD, FACC
Dr. Rakesh Shrivastava is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and internal medicine. He specializes in interventional cardiology, helping his patients make strides to stay away from surgical repairs. 

Dr. Shrivastava graduated from Patna Medical College and performed his residency Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL. He completed his fellowship in General Cardiology at Lousiana State University Health Sciences, Shreveport, LA. He also completed a fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City. KS.

Dr. Shrivastava is prepared to provide specialized care for the heart and cardiovascular system in patients. Some of the conditions treated by Dr. Shrivastava may include high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, complications of diabetes, heart disease, general chest pains, and other cardiovascular conditions.  Read More About Dr. Shrivastava