R. Ramana, D.O.

My goal is to provide the most accurate and up-to-date cardiovascular care to my patients and their families. I am determined to spend the time to understand each of my patient's beliefs, environments, goals and concerns.

Dr. Ramana graduated from the University of Michigan with Class Honors in 1998. He received his medical degree from Midwestern University in 2002 when he was named Internal Medicine Student of the Year. Subsequently, he completed his internal medicine residency, cardiovascular medicine fellowship and interventional cardiology fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center where he served as Associate Chief Resident and Chief Fellow.

Dr. Ramana specializes in coronary diagnostic and interventional procedures using both standard and newer adjunctive techniques and technology. He is board-certified in general cardiovascular medicine, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and the interpretation of cardiac CT Angiography.

He was extremely active in the development of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR / TAVI) Program at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Currently, he serves as the Medical Director of the TAVR and Interdisciplinary Valve Program at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

He has published 12 peer-reviewed original manuscripts and two comprehensive book chapters in cardiovascular medicine textbooks. Dr. Ramana has served as faculty and presented at national cardiovascular meetings including TCT, AHA, and SCAI.

Dr. Ramana joined Heart Care Centers of Illinois in 2009.


Phone Number: (708) 274-3278

Currently seeing patients at our Palos Park, Merrionette Park and  Mokena Facilities.
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