Jai Varma, M.D.“There is nothing better than the ability to help people feel better.”
~Jai Varma

Dr. Jai Varma joined Advanced Heart Care in October 2012. Prior to joining, he was Assistant Professor and Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Louisiana State University, Shreveport. After obtaining his medical degree from India, Dr. Varma did his Internship at St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago and then his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Louisville. Subsequently, he completed his fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston. Dr. Varma is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Varma has special interest in preventive cardiovascular medicine, coronary and peripheral interventions and structural heart disease. He has authored investigator-initiated studies and has been Principal and sub-investigator of various clinical trials.

When not practicing medicine, Dr. Varma enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, Maahi as well as golfing.

Medical Education

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
  • Internship in Internal Medicine: St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago IL
  • Residency in Internal Medicine: University of Louisville, Louisville KY
  • Fellowship in Cardiovascular disease: University of Louisville, Louisville KY
  • Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology: Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston MA

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sub-Specialty Board of Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Sub-Specialty Board of Interventional Cardiology

Licensure

  • State of Texas
  • State of Oklahoma
  • State of Kentucky
  • State of Louisiana

Hospital Appointments

  • Heart Hospital at Baylor Plano
  • Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano
  • Baylor McKinney
  • Hopkins County Memorial Hospital
  • Paris Regional Medical Center

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Louisiana State University, Shreveport LA.
  • Chief Cardiology Fellow, University of Louisville 2005-2006

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions
  • Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator Award 2009
  • Chief Cardiology Fellow, University of Louisville

Publications

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