K. Ramani, M.D.

My philosophy in taking care of my patients is the "holistic" approach. Except in the few instances of genetic predisposition, health is not an accident of fate but rather can be modified by our preventive interventions. To quote Hippocrates: "A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illness". I emphasize lifestyle modification in addition to medication to restore health as needed...

Dr. Kishin Ramani completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He subsequently attended Fellowship in Cardiology at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois under the tutelage of the renowned Dr. Robert Bonow. He pursued additional training in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. His research contributions include seminal work done on contrast MRI in the assessment of myocardial viability in patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure. He has also published basic research in myocardial ischemia in the aging heart. His particular interests include coronary artery disease, risk stratification by nuclear stress testing, congestive heart failure and lipid management.

Dr. Ramani joined Heart Care Centers of Illinois in 1997 and serves as the Director of Nuclear Cardiology at MetroSouth Medical Center, Blue Island and Heart Care Centers of Illinois. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He has additional qualifications in noninvasive imaging: Certification from the National Board of Echocardiography and Diplomat of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.

Dr. Ramani is a recipient of several awards including the American Heart Association Post Doctoral Research Fellowship award and the American College of Cardiology (Illinois Chapter) prize for clinical and research competition.


Phone Number: (708) 783-2055

Currently seeing patients at our MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn Facility.
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