Vikas Bhalla graduated from a premier medical school in India, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, with a medical degree and a Master of Science in clinical research. He is a board-certified clinician. He also has a Master of Business Administration from Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta.
After serving as an internal medicine specialist at Emory for five years, Dr. Bhalla began to focus his career in cardiology. He completed a cardiology fellowship at Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia, followed by an interventional cardiology fellowship at UK. Dr Bhalla joined UK HealthCare in July 2016.
His clinical, research and business backgrounds have informed his research of helping provide patients with the best care. The overarching goal of his career is to improve the quality of patient care through innovations and by developing an efficient, evidence-based delivery model.
Dr. Bhalla has helped conduct multiple studies in the area of health outcomes research, culminating in more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts/abstracts/book chapters. His publications have been widely cited worldwide.
I want to offer my patients state-of-the-art, evidence-based, compassionate care. My research is focused on outcomes research to create evidence in what works and what doesn’t work for patients. I want to make sure that patients have the best outcomes possible.
Faculty RankAssistant Professor of Medicine
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Delhi
Cornell University Medical College, New York
Cardiology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
Interventional Cardiology, University of Kentucky
Certifications and Special Training
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
National Board of Echocardiography
*Dr. V Bhalla is the BEST.
I had 0 problems with no one, I had a good day.
Fantastic care, one of the bet I've ever had in a doctor's office and I have seen many doctors.
Felt *Doctor Bhalla was very good and knowledgeable about my heart.
From the very beginning I never felt more safe, the professional, caring & kindness. They all showed was more than anyone could imagine. Thank you.Are you happy with the care you received from this provider?
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Cardiac Catheterization & Interventions
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion GGill Heart & Vascular Institute800 Rose St.
Lexington, KY 40536
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