Krishna Kishore Gaddam, M.D.

City of origin: Nellore, India
Basic information: Married and has 2 children
Hobbies: Listening to Music, traveling, gardening, sport- basketball, and cricket

Education, Internships, & Fellowships

2012-2014 Electrophysiology Fellowship
Loyola UniversityMedical Center
Maywood, IL
2009-2012 Cardiology Fellowship
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
New Orleans, LA
2008-2009 Fellow in Advanced heart Failure and heart Transplant
Section of Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplantation
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Ochsner Clinic Foundation,
New Orleans, LA
2005-2007 Post – Doctoral Fellow-Hypertension and Vascular Biology
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL
2003-2005 Resident – Internal Medicine
Nassau University Medical Center
East Meadow, NY
2002-2003 Internship-Internal Medicine
Nassau University Medical Center
East Meadow, NY
2000-2002 Clinical Assistant
Challa’s Citrus-Marion Geriatrics Associates
Ocala, FL
1998-1999 Rotating Internship
Kurnool Medical College
AP, India
1993-1999 Kurnool Medical College
Kurnool, AP, India

Professional Experience

2013-2014 Chief Fellow – Electrophysiology
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood IL
2008-2009 Clinical Assistant- Heart Failure
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Ochsner Clinic
New Orleans, LA
2007-2008 Instructor – Hypertension and Vascular Biology
University of Alabama, AL

Certifications & Specialties

2012 Board Certified in Cardiology
2007 Specialist in Clinical Hypertension-American Society of Hypertension
2005 American Board of Internal Medicine
2000 ECFMG Certification

Specific Skills & Medical Interests

  1. Heart Rhythm Problems
    • Arrhythmia
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Ventricular Tachycardia
  2. Cardiac Ablations
  3. Pacemaker / Defibrillator Implant
  4. Heart Failure
  5. Hypertension

Current/Previous Jobs & Titles

2014-Present Electrophysiologist
Heart South Cardiovascular Group, PC
Alabaster, AL
2012-2014 Hospitalist Locums
Edwards Hines VA Hospital
Hines, IL
2012-2013 Hospitalist Locums
Mercy Hospital
Chicago, IL
2007-2008 Hospitalist Locums
Eagle Physicians/ Walker Baptist Hospital
Jasper, AL
1981 – 1989 Primary Care/Critical Care, Internal Medicine
Columbus, Mississippi

Organizations & Societies

  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Andhra Pradesh Medical Association

Honors & Awards

2012 Henry Price award for excellence in Heart Failure and Heart Transplant
2008 American Society of Hypertension Young Investigator Award
2008 American Society of Hypertension Young Investigator Award
2008 ASH Young Investigator Travel Award
2008 SAFMR/SSCI Trainee Research Ward
2007 Joseph Reeves Award for Excellence in Research By a Postdoctoral Scholar- Honorable Mention
2007 American Society of Hypertension- Young Investigator
2007 Southern Society of Clinical Investigator- Young Investigator Award
2006 SAFMR/ SSC Trainee Research Award


  • English
  • Telugu- Native Language
  • Hindi- Indian National Language