Vijaykumar S Kasi MD
Member of Orlando Health Medical Group Member of Orlando Health Medical Group

Vijaykumar S Kasi, MD - Interventional Cardiology

Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute

Address: 1222 South Orange Ave
3rd Floor
Orlando, FL 32806

Call: 321.841.6444

Fax: 407.650.1307

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Dr. Kasi is currently the Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab, Director of Cardiovascular Research and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship training program at Orlando Health.

He completed his MBBS at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India and his PhD in 1998 from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. He subsequently did his Cardiology training at Emory University in Atlanta, GA and Interventional Cardiology at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI.

Dr. Kasi specializes in structural heart interventions to treat Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid valve disease and performs procedures such as Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and Mitra-clip. He closes defects in the heart including Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) and Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO). He also performs complex Coronary and Peripheral vascular interventions including lower extremity arterial and carotid revascularization. To achieve the best results, he often employs advanced technologies such as Atherectomy, Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy, Left ventricular assist devices and Robotics.

His research interests include regenerative medicine, stem cell therapy and robotics. He is the primary investigator for several clinical trials. He has won several awards, published in peer-reviewed journals and has been invited to speak nationally and internationally.

Dr. Kasi is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Vascular Medicine.

Board Certifications

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Academic Information

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Medical Education

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

Internship

East Carolina University School of Medicine

Residency

East Carolina University School of Medicine

Fellowship

Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

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Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Our cardiovascular disease specialists offer expert diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart disease throughout all stages of your life.

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Ambulatory Electrocardiography (EKG)

Ambulatory Electrocardiography (EKG)

Our cardiologists may use this simple, painless test to record the electrical activity of your heart over 24 to 48 hours of your daily activities.

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Angiography

Angiography

Angiography is a cardiovascular imaging procedure our doctors perform to diagnose heart disease. We can see where blood flow is restricted and plan treatment for your best outcome.

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Ankle Brachial Index

Ankle Brachial Index

Our cardiologists may recommend this quick, noninvasive test to check for blood flow problems in your arms or legs that could increase your risk for a heart attack or stroke.

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Blood Pressure Screening and Management

Blood Pressure Screening and Management

Our cardiologists may conduct a physical exam, review your family medical history, assess your risk factors and perform diagnostic tests to check for heart disease.

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Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac Catheterization

If you're having chest pain or other symptoms, our cardiologists may recommend this relatively short and low-risk imaging procedure to check for heart disease or defects in your heart.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Our skilled team of cardiovascular disease specialists will develop a personalized plan of exercise, rehabilitation and education to help you improve your heart endurance and quality of life.

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Cardiac Testing

Cardiac Testing

Our cardiologists are skilled in the most advanced cardiac testing procedures, enabling them to pinpoint problems in your cardiovascular system and develop a personalized treatment plan.

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Cardiovascular Catheterization

Cardiovascular Catheterization

If you’re having chest pain or other symptoms, our cardiologists may recommend this relatively short and low-risk imaging procedure to check for heart disease or defects in your heart.

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Cardiovascular Exercise Planning

Cardiovascular Exercise Planning

Our cardiology team may suggest a personalized exercise plan to help control your high blood pressure, treat your heart disease or heart damage, or avoid heart attack or stroke.

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Cardiovascular Imaging

Cardiovascular Imaging

Our cardiology team uses advanced cardiovascular imaging technologies to identify the heart condition that could be underlying your symptoms, from irregular heartbeat to chest pain.

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Cardiovascular Maintenance

Cardiovascular Maintenance

Adopting a healthy lifestyle is crucial to your heart health. Whether you need to lose weight, quit smoking or just eat better, we can help you reach your goals.

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Cardiovascular Nutritional Counseling

Cardiovascular Nutritional Counseling

Our cardiologists and nutritionists can help you make heart-healthy choices about your diet.

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Chest Pain Program

Chest Pain Program

Where your heart is concerned, every minute counts. Our Chest Pain Program is designed to quickly diagnose potential heart attacks and provide you with the most advanced treatment.

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Cholesterol Analysis and Treatment

Cholesterol Analysis and Treatment

Our cardiologists may treat you for high cholesterol, a primary cause of coronary artery disease, and will help develop a personalized program to improve your heart and circulatory system health.

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Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure

Our cardiologists will develop a personalized treatment plan for your congestive heart failure designed to control the underlying causes, reduce your symptoms, and limit further damage.

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Coumadin Clinic

Coumadin Clinic

Our doctors can help you monitor your use of this important blood-thinning medication and manage its side effects, helping you prevent heart attacks and strokes.

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Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Services

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Services

If you have diabetes, you may be at increased risk for a heart attack or stroke. Our cardiologists will educate you on your particular risk and help you manage your blood sugar levels.

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Diagnostic Cardiology

Diagnostic Cardiology

Our cardiovascular experts can perform tests and procedures that provide insights into how well your heart and blood vessels are working, as well as the best way to treat your cardiac condition.

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Diet Management

Diet Management

Our cardiologists may suggest a personalized diet plan to help control your high blood pressure and avoid coronary heart disease, damage to your heart and heart attack or stroke.

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Directional and Orbital Atherectomy

Directional and Orbital Atherectomy

Our cardiologists may be able to improve the flow of blood from your heart with this advanced, minimally invasive procedure that cleans out clogged arteries.

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Echocardiography

Echocardiography

Our cardiology team uses this painless sonogram test to detect many cardiovascular diseases and develop the best treatment plan for your individual needs.

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Education Cardiology

Education Cardiology

Our doctors and specialists can teach you about heart disease, the risk factors for developing and treating various conditions, and steps you can take to improve or maintain your heart health.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)

Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)

Our cardiologists can measure and evaluate your heart's electrical activity with an electrocardiogram, then use that information to diagnose abnormalities and diseases.

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Heart Care for Women

Heart Care for Women

Our cardiologists are devoted to promoting women's heart health and helping you avoid debilitating diseases. We will teach you how to identify a heart attack and what to do if it happens.

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Holter Monitor

Holter Monitor

Our cardiologists may have you wear this painless device around your neck to see how your heart responds to new medicine or to diagnose your abnormal heart rhythm, chest pain or other symptoms.

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Imaging and Diagnostics Services

Imaging and Diagnostics Services

Our cardiologists use the latest imaging technologies and techniques to identify your heart condition and develop the best plan for treating your symptoms, from chest pain to arrhythmia.

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Impella Device Implantation and Education

Impella Device Implantation and Education

Our cardiologists can help your heart pump more blood to the rest of your body by using minimally invasive surgery to insert this device. The procedure will minimize your pain and recovery time.

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Inpatient Cardiology

Inpatient Cardiology

If you are having any signs of a heart attack, you should see our doctors immediately. We may admit you to the hospital to make sure you receive the most thorough, individualized care.

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Interventional Angiography

Interventional Angiography

Our cardiologists may use this minimally invasive procedure to determine if you have cardiovascular disease, the extent of your condition and the best way to treat you.

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Interventional Cardiac Catheterization

Interventional Cardiac Catheterization

Our cardiologists will use interventional cardiac catheterization to insert a catheter into the chamber of the heart and diagnose and treat your heart condition.

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Lesion Specific Stents and Endografts

Lesion Specific Stents and Endografts

If your coronary artery is blocked, we may recommend inserting a stent into your artery to restore blood flow. An endograft repair may be best if you suffer an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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Lipids Screening

Lipids Screening

Our cardiology team can perform this test to measure the lipids, or fats and fatty substances in your blood, which may lead to coronary artery disease, heart attack or stroke.

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Management of Heart Valve Disease

Management of Heart Valve Disease

Our cardiologists develop a personalized plan to treat and manage your heart valve disease. We may recommend medication, lifestyle changes or surgery.

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Minimally Invasive Cardiology Surgery

Minimally Invasive Cardiology Surgery

Our cardiologists are experts in the latest minimally invasive options for treating your heart disease, offering treatment with less pain, scarring and recovery time than traditional open heart surgery.

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Non-Invasive Cardiology

Non-Invasive Cardiology

Our cardiologists are experts in the most advanced noninvasive technologies for diagnosing and treating your heart condition.

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Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine

Our cardiologists are skilled at using the most advanced nuclear medicine technology to take pictures of your heart and develop the best plan for treating your heart disease.

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Outpatient Cardiology

Outpatient Cardiology

Our cardiologists can perform many procedures for testing and treating your heart on an outpatient basis to help you avoid unnecessary hospital stays.

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Outpatient Monitoring Cardiology

Outpatient Monitoring Cardiology

Our skilled cardiology team will develop a personalized outpatient program to help you recover from a heart attack, heart surgery or other cardiac treatment.

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Percutaneous Trans Angioplasty/Stent

Percutaneous Trans Angioplasty/Stent

Our cardiologists may recommend this minimally invasive procedure that uses a catheter, a balloon and, if necessary, a stent to open your blocked blood vessel or artery.

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Peripheral Vascular Interventional Services

Peripheral Vascular Interventional Services

Our cardiologists can develop a personalized plan that may include minimally invasive procedures to improve the blood flow to your heart and extremities.

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Peripheral Vascular Testing

Peripheral Vascular Testing

Our cardiologists may assess risks to your heart by checking the blood flow in your arms and legs with blood pressure monitoring and sonogram technology.

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Post-Open Heart Surgery or Coronary Artery

Post-Open Heart Surgery or Coronary Artery

Your response to open heart surgery and other major coronary artery procedures will be individual. We will monitor your condition closely following surgery and regularly after you return home.

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Pre-op Clinic Cardiology

Pre-op Clinic Cardiology

Our cardiology team will schedule you for a preoperative clinic appointment that will confirm all information about your upcoming cardiovascular procedure and help you prepare for it.

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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension

Our cardiologists are experienced in protecting your heart from this rare lung disorder and will develop a personalized treatment plan that may include medication, lifestyle changes and surgery.

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Pulmonary/Cardiac Rehab

Pulmonary/Cardiac Rehab

If you're recovering from a heart or lung disorder, we can develop a personalized program of exercise and education to help speed your return to your normal activities.

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Rapid Diagnosis and Treatment

Rapid Diagnosis and Treatment

If you have chest pain or discomfort, our cardiology team can quickly determine if you are having a heart attack and immediately begin the most effective treatment for your condition.

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Risk Factor Analysis

Risk Factor Analysis

Our prevention and wellness team will help you lower risk factors that may lead to coronary artery disease through clinics, medicines and strategies personalized to treat your condition.

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Smoking Cessation Program

Smoking Cessation Program

One of the best things you can do for your health is stop smoking. Our cardiologists can recommend various steps to help you kick the habit, including our free five-week smoking cessation program.

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Specialized Balloon Angioplasty

Specialized Balloon Angioplasty

Our cardiology team will determine if you are a candidate for this minimally invasive procedure that can remove blockage in your artery, restore proper blood flow and eliminate chest pain.

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Stents

Stents

If you suffered a heart attack or chest pain, our cardiologists may recommend opening clogged arteries by inserting stents, or mesh tubes, which can increase blood flow from your heart.

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Stress Test

Stress Test

Our cardiologists are skilled in a variety of stress tests, which let them study how your heart functions during rest and exercise and help them diagnose the source of your chest pain or other symptoms.

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Tilt Table Testing

Tilt Table Testing

If you are fainting for unknown reasons, our cardiologists may use tilt table testing to find the cause of your blood pressure changes and develop the best treatment plan for your condition.

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Titration of Medication for Hypertension

Titration of Medication for Hypertension

Our cardiologists can use titration methods to systematically adjust dosage or add new medications in the treatment of your high blood pressure.

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

If your heart valve is failing, our cardiologists may recommend replacing it using this minimally invasive technique that avoids traditional open-heart surgery.

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Transcatheter Melody Valve Program

Transcatheter Melody Valve Program

Our cardiology doctors may be able to replace the defective valve between your heart and lungs with a transcatheter Melody® valve, using minimally invasive surgery to speed your recovery.

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Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement/Repair

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement/Repair

If you have moderate to severe mitral valve regurgitation, minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) may be an option for you. It’s an innovative way to repair a leaking mitral valve.

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Transthoracic Echocardiogram

Transthoracic Echocardiogram

Our cardiologists may order this painless test to get pictures of your heart so we can accurately diagnose your heart condition and help develop the best treatment plan for you.

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Valvuloplasty

Valvuloplasty

Using minimally invasive surgery, we will insert a catheter and balloon into your heart to open a stiff or narrowing heart valve, restoring blood flow and avoiding open heart surgery.

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Venous Ablation

Venous Ablation

Our cardiovascular specialists can treat or eliminate varicose veins with this venous ablation, a minimally invasive procedure that reduces your pain, bruising and recovery time.

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Venous Doppler

Venous Doppler

Our cardiologists may use this noninvasive test to examine the blood flow in your arms and legs and check for problems that could put you at risk for a heart attack or stroke.

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Weight Reduction Program Cardiology

Weight Reduction Program Cardiology

Maintaining a healthy weight is crucial for maintaining a healthy heart. Our cardiology team can develop an eating and exercise plan to help you achieve your goals.

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