Cardiology

Out-Patient Specialty Clinic


Service Description

Memorial has three cardiologists and a nurse practitioner who provide care at the Specialty Clinic. Dr. Raffi Krikorian has been a part of the Memorial Hospital Specialty Staff since 1998. He is the founder of Virtue Vein and Lymphatic Center in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Krikorian's practice focuses on vascular health and innovative new treatments for vein disorders. Dr. Krikorian's practice uses and follows European vein techniques, which are often 2-3 years ahead of practices commonly used in the United States. With 25 years of experience in this field, Dr. Krikorian is one of only a few board-certified cardiologists throughout the St. Louis region to also practice in vascular, venous, and lymphatic health. Dr. Krikorian holds outpatient clinics at Memorial Hospital on Tuesdays. Dr. John Groll specializes in cardiology and subspecializes in diagnostic and interventional cardiology. He has been a member of the Memorial Hospital Specialty Staff since 1998 and is on staff at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. ​Dr. Groll holds outpatient clinics at Memorial Hospital on Wednesdays. Physician referrals are required. Dr. Gangadhar R. Malasana joined the Memorial Hospital Specialty Staff in 2018 and his Nurse Practitioner, Caitlin Edwards joined in 2021. Both are providers at Prairie Cardiovascular located in Carbondale, IL. Dr. Malasana specializes in cardiology and subspecializes in interventional, structural heart disease. Dr. Malasana and Edwards hold outpatient clinics at Memorial Hospital on Mondays. To learn more about our specialists call Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic at (618) 826-4581 ext. 1366 Memorial Hospital's Therapy & Sports Rehab Center works with patients who need cardiac rehabilitation. To learn more about the services they provide call 618-826-4588.