Rigved Tadwalkar MD

Rigved Tadwalkar, MD


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About Rigved Tadwalkar, MD 

Dr. Rigved Tadwalkar is a Consultant Cardiologist with the Pacific Heart Institute. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians, and is Board-Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular CT, Nuclear Cardiology, and Internal Medicine. He provides a full range of non-invasive and invasive diagnostics, as well as conventional and novel therapies. He additionally offers concierge services through an enhanced access program, delivering exceptional personalized care.

With a passion for digital health, Dr. Tadwalkar co-founded the Committee on Technology with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Tadwalkar’s additional clinical interests encompass the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease and include multimodality imaging, interventional echocardiography, diagnostic catheterization, and prevention. His professional interests include practice management, clinical research, medical education, public speaking, social media, and marketing.

Dr. Tadwalkar is an emerging voice in the field, cited by a variety of leading media outlets including U.S. News & World Report, Inside Edition, Healthline, and Huff Post. He serves on the Forbes Health Advisory Board and the Medical Review Board of Prevention Magazine. He is additionally a Medical Reviewer for Insider. Dr. Tadwalkar has been elected to the Super Doctors “Rising Stars” list annually and selected as a Top Doctor by Los Angeles Magazine.

Dr. Tadwalkar received his M.D. from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., M.S. in Physiology & Biophysics from Georgetown University and his B.A. from the University of Southern California in Biological Sciences and Sociology. He finished his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center & the West Los Angeles VA Hospital. He thereafter accepted a faculty teaching position at UCLA as a Clinical Instructor at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Tadwalkar’s enthusiasm for Cardiovascular Medicine throughout his career led him to fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. His accomplishment in this role was highlighted with several awards, including the Excellence in Cardiology Fellowship Award from the Cardiovascular Research Foundation of Southern California. During his final year of training, Dr. Tadwalkar served as Chief Cardiology Fellow, where he managed day-to-day operations for fellows in his program, including educational and clinical activities.

Dr. Tadwalker was very respectful and knowledeable. Despite the fact that this was my first visit, I have full confidence on him already.

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Heart & Vascular


2001 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 360W,
Santa Monica, CA 90404

12555 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 303,
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 829-7678


Medical School
George Washington University School Of Medicine, Washington, DC

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Harbor – UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

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  • 5

Dr. Tadwalkar has earned our trust because he has shown genuine care for us as he is always on top of any small and large things about our health.

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  • 5

I love this office as they listen to everything I need and they're willing to get me to my optimum health

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  • 5

The doctor was very impressive. Presented weel. Knew what he was talking about and addressed my concerns. No Doubt in my mind, Excellent doctor.

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  • 5

Dr. Tadwalkar is an excellent Cardiologist. I am now taking my mother to him for appointments.

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  • 4.94

He provides me the care I need.

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  • 5

I love my doctor. The only issue I have is with the wait, which was about 30 minutes not counting the time I was there early.

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  • 5

Best cardiology

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  • 5

I have always had good experiences and excellent care from Dr. Tadwalker. He is conscientious, thorough, patient, and has always takien the time to answer my questions clearly. He Is a wonderful and empathetic doctor.

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