KOUSHIK REDDY, MD

Position
Director, Interventional Cardiology

Organization
James A Haley VA Medical Center

Biography
Dr. Reddy is the director of interventional cardiology at the James A Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa, FL. He completed his general and interventional cardiology fellowship training at Winthrop University Hospital in Long Island, NY. After practicing interventional cardiology for ten years, he changed his focus towards cardiovascular health promotion and disease prevention, using lifestyle and nutrition based strategies. He is a member of American College of Cardiology’s working group on nutrition and lifestyle. In addition, he serves as a board of director and the treasurer for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He is the founding Co-Chair of Veterans Health Administration/Department of Defense member interest group and the Cardiology member interest group under the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Reddy is board certified in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Lifestyle Medicine He is closely involved with the department of Whole Health at the Tampa VA hospital. Working in partnership with the local Whole Health leadership, he established two preventive cardiology clinics. HEAL – Healthy Eating and Living – Introductory Program CALM – Comprehensive Approach to Lifestyle Medicine – 6 weeks of multidisciplinary program. He is passionate and is committed to the idea of health promotion and disease prevention, using lifestyle and nutrition related tools. It is with this passion and commitment, he boldly challenges his patients by saying – “I have a carrot and a stent, you pick!”

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