With a professional interest in preventive cardiology and complex valvular disease, Dr. Raj Khandwalla is a cardiologist with the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. He maintains a patient base of approximately 2,000 people and offers a full range of imaging services, including ultrasound-assisted stress testing. Dr. Raj Khandwalla received his B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, in molecular cell biology and pursued an M.D. at the Tufts University School of Medicine. His four years of residency training at New York University Medical Center culminated in his assuming the post of chief resident. He subsequently completed medical training through an imaging-focused fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center.
Dr. Khandwalla has conducted extensive research in cardiology and coauthored the paper “Effects of Carvedilol and Metoprolol Succinate on Plasma Norepinephrine Release and Peak Exercise Heart Rate in Subjects with Chronic Heart Failure” (Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2008). He has also presented at a conference of the Heart Failure Society of America. Dr. Raj Khandwalla enjoys outdoor activities such as running, skiing, and touch football in his free time.