About Rigved Tadwalkar, MD
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine, Rigved V. Tadwalkar, MD earned his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He received his M.S. degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University and his B.A. from the University of Southern California in Biological Sciences and Sociology. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, and the West Los Angeles VA Hospital.
Upon completing his residency program, Dr. Tadwalkar accepted a faculty teaching position at UCLA as a Clinical Instructor at the David Geffen School of Medicine. His enthusiasm for Cardiovascular Medicine led him to fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He received several awards, including from the Cardiovascular Research Foundation of Southern California.
During his final year of training, Dr. Tadwalkar served as Chief Cardiology Fellow. In this role, he managed and oversaw day-to-day operations for Fellows in his program, including educational and clinical activities.
Dr. Tadwalkar has a passion for digital health, which he believes will transform the delivery of medical care. To that end, he co-founded the Committee on Technology with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology in 2016. This is the first state-level chapter of a medical specialty organization with a committee of this type. By linking cardiologists with technology leaders, he hopes to implement innovative solutions in the field via tech-based initiatives.
Dr. Tadwalkar is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians. His medical services include Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Internal Medicine. The Super Doctors elected Dr. Tadwalker to the “Rising Stars” list in 2020, an honor bestowed upon only 2.5% of physicians in a particular state or region.
When not with patients, Dr. Tadwalkar enjoys exercising, sampling new cuisines, spending time with friends, and especially traveling with his family.
Dr. Tadwalker was very respectful and knowledeable. Despite the fact that this was my first visit, I have full confidence on him already.Real Patient
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Excellent care, highly knowledgeable I'm confident that I'm in great hands by having him as my cardiologistProvidence Patient
I like this Doctor and we get along well.Providence Patient
Always takes time with me.Providence Patient
Generally goodProvidence Patient
Dr. Tadwalker was very respectful and knowledeable. Despite the fact that this was my first visit, I have full confidence on him already.Providence Patient
Dr Tadwalkar was very professional and thorough in explaining all aspects of the medical advice and testing I required going forward. The hospital staff were also very helpful on arrival and all care was taken in relation to the pandemic ie: hygiene rules / social distancing etc - which was all very impressive. I would highly recommend Dr Tadwalkar and his medical staff together with the office staff.Providence Patient
Dr.Tadwalkar was very knowledgeable, kind, and personable. I felt cared for and importantProvidence Patient
Very good experienceProvidence Patient
Very knowledgeable physician with excellent bedside manner, easy to talk to with an excellent staff.Providence Patient
Excellent physician and staff. Excellent use of technology to make appointment, check in, follow up on recommendations,and making future appointments.Providence Patient