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Vijay Jaligam, MD

Vijay Jaligam, MD - Chief Medical Officer, Cardiovascular Care

As I worked with my patients, I realized that this was my dream – to bring compassionate care and healing to those in need.

About Vijay Jaligam, MD - Chief Medical Officer, Cardiovascular Care

When Dr. Vijay Jaligam was in the 10th grade, he witnessed something amazing: his friend, who’d contracted rabies from a dog bite, started healing within three days of receiving therapy. It was this kind of healing transformation that captured his interest and eventually led him into medicine. “I remembered that time during my first days of practice in India,” says Dr. Jaligam. “My mother suggested that I start a free clinic, and so I did. As I worked with my patients, I realized that this was my dream – to bring compassionate care and healing to those in need.

Languages Spoken
  • English
Specialties
  • Cardiology
Education
  • Louisiana State University
  • Ochsner Health System
Associations
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Heart Failure Society of America

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Metairie

3530 Houma Boulevard
70006 LA
United States

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