Meet Dr. Kartik AgusalaNoninvasive Cardiology Specialist in Dallas
With a strong clinical background in all aspects of general cardiology and special expertise in cardiovascular imaging, Dr. Kartik Agusala expertly evaluates and treats people with a broad range of heart-related conditions and concerns.
These include hypertension, angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, valve disease, and most everything in between.
The patients Dr. Agusala counsels and cares for at UT Southwestern Medical Center are just as varied. Fellowship trained and board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Agusala assesses and treats patients on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
“Part of what I love about cardiology is the ability to make a difference in the lives of a wide range of people – from younger patients who are seeking help to prevent heart disease to the critically ill patients who require the advanced, cutting-edge therapies we offer at UT Southwestern” he says.
Dr. Agusala has a particular focus on echocardiography and nuclear cardiology, in which he holds subspecialty certifications.
Team Approach Gets Results
Dr. Agusala notes that a big part of his job satisfaction comes from working with and contributing to a highly regarded care team involving multiple departments across the institution.
“Being part of this reputable, high-volume academic medical center is not only about delivering the best individual care we can; it’s also about how that care fits into our comprehensive, multidisciplinary system so we can truly improve people’s health and lives,” Dr. Agusala says.
“Our whole cardiovascular team – from our excellent proceduralists and surgeons to our diabetes specialists and cardiac rehabilitation program – makes a big difference in how we can be effective cardiologists.”
The admiration Dr. Agusala has for his team members is evident.
“I’m surrounded by colleagues whom I deeply respect – people who have an honest interest in UT Southwestern’s academic mission and the humanitarian mission of delivering high-quality health care,” he says.