Dr Vivek Baliga B is a consultant in Internal medicine and cardiologist based in Bangalore. Fondly called Dr BV Baliga, he is a practicing consultant at Baliga Diagnostics Pvt Limited, of which he is the managing partner as well. He is a visiting consultant at Fortis Hospital and Aster RV hospital.
Dr Vivek Baliga completed his medical education in 2001 from the reputed Manipal University (Manipal Academy Of Higher Education – MAHE). Following a short stint of working in India, he moved to the United Kingdom where he worked at a number of different hospitals in the south of England and the middle, including Lister Hospital at Stevenage and Derby Royal Infirmary.
During this time, Dr Vivek Baliga obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in the United Kingdom in 2006.
He proceeded to continue his training in the UK, completing a few years in Internal medicine and cardiology.
Following this, Dr BV Baliga proceeded to complete 4 years of a doctorate, studying the function of certain cells that line the blood vessels. He has also extensively studied lipid management and has a Post Graduate Diploma In Lipid Management (PGDLM) from Middlesex University, UK.
Due to his keen interest in the business of healthcare, Dr Vivek Baliga moved on to complete an MBA from the University of Phoenix in Arizona, USA. This helped him gain a good grasp of business concepts and aids the running of his diagnostic center today.
Recently, Dr Vivek Baliga won the international online contest in echocardiography conducted by 123sonography (attached to University of Vienna) and secured a Diploma in Echocardiography from that University.
After moving to India, Dr. Vivek Baliga noted the need for better education of the public with regards to health and heart disease. He started his venture ‘HeartSense’ which currently has over 400 articles that are written by Dr. Baliga. His articles are received well by his readers, and this has only inspired him to keep on writing more and more.
He is also an official writer for Medlife.com, a popular medicine delivery portal. You can find more of his articles online at sites such as Ezine articles etc.
One day, Dr Vivek hopes to see HeartSense as the ‘go to’ portal for information on health in the future.
As a part of his academic activities, Dr Baliga also participates in clinical trials and is an advisor for medical start ups. One study that Dr Vivek Baliga was recently a part of has been published here.
In addition to HeartSense, Dr Baliga is also the author of Sowkhya Magazine, the official magazine of Baliga Diagnostics Pvt Ltd. This magazine is very popular among patients and their family members and boasts readership in various parts of the world through their online portal.
In this spare time, Dr Vivek Baliga enjoys playing sports and running. The time he enjoys the most is with his son.
You can connect with Dr B Vivek Baliga on LinkedIn here.
Dr Vivek is an expert author on Ezine articles. View his profile on their website.