About Bhanu Krishnan

Dr. Bhanu Krishnan, MD, FACC, is a renowned doctor with a focus on Cardiovascular Disease. Recognized as a Northern VA Magazine Top Doctor in 2020, Dr. Krishnan firmly believes that "Exercise is the best medicine!" and incorporates this philosophy into his approach to patient care.

Dr. Krishnan's journey in medicine began at Madras Medical College in Chennai, India, where she completed her internship in 1982 and earned her Doctor of Medicine degree in 1981. She then pursued a residency in Internal Medicine at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, which was completed in 1989. Further enhancing her expertise, Dr. Krishnan completed a fellowship in Cardiology at SUNY – Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, in 1992.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Krishnan has also held various leadership roles, including serving as Director of the Cardiology Clinic from 1996 – 2000, Director of the Non-Invasive lab at Ben Taub Hospital, and part-time at V.A. Medical Center for Echocardiography. Her contributions to academia include assistant professorships at UTMB, Division of Cardiology in Galveston, TX from 1993 – 2000, and at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX from 1992 – 1993.

Dr. Krishnan holds board certification in Cardiovascular Disease and specializes in Echocardiography, General Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Transesophageal Echocardiography, and Weight Management. She is affiliated with Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Loudoun Hospital, and Reston Hospital Center.

As a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Society of Echocardiology (ASE), and the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV), Dr. Krishnan is committed to staying on the cutting edge of cardiovascular health.

With her vast experience, leadership positions, and dedication to patient care, Dr. Bhanu Krishnan continues to be a pillar in the field of Cardiovascular Disease.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Kannada

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Weight Management

Education

Fellowship

Brooklyn, NY • 1992

SUNY – Downstate Medical Center

Cardiology

Internship and Residency

Chennai, India • 1982 & Brooklyn, NY • 1989

Madras Medical College

New York Methodist Hospital

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Chennai, India • 1981

Madras Medical College

Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate School

India

Women’s Christian College, Madras

Mount Carmel College, Bangalore

Hospitals Affiliated With

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
  • Reston Hospital Center

Professional Associations

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) — Fellow
  • American Medical Association (AMA) — Member
  • American Society of Echocardiology (ASE) — Member
  • Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) — Member

Leadership Positions

Director of Cardiology Clinic
1996 – 2000

Non-Invasive lab at Ben Taub Hospital
Director

V.A. Medical Center for Echocardiography
Part Time

Academic Appointments

UTMB
Division of Cardiology
Assistant Professor
Galveston, TX
1993 – 2000

Baylor College of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Houston, TX
1992 – 1993


About Bhanu Krishnan

Dr. Bhanu Krishnan, MD, FACC, is a renowned doctor with a focus on Cardiovascular Disease. Recognized as a Northern VA Magazine Top Doctor in 2020, Dr. Krishnan firmly believes that "Exercise is the best medicine!" and incorporates this philosophy into his approach to patient care.

Read more

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Weight Management

Education

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Hospitals Affiliated With

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
  • Reston Hospital Center

Professional Associations

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) — Fellow
  • American Medical Association (AMA) — Member
  • American Society of Echocardiology (ASE) — Member
  • Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) — Member

Leadership Positions

Director of Cardiology Clinic
1996 – 2000

Non-Invasive lab at Ben Taub Hospital
Director

V.A. Medical Center for Echocardiography
Part Time

Academic Appointments

UTMB
Division of Cardiology
Assistant Professor
Galveston, TX
1993 – 2000

Baylor College of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Houston, TX
1992 – 1993


LOCATIONS

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

AWARDS

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

EXCELLENT PATIENT EXPERIENCE

“I have been visiting this practice on and off for over 20 years.  The doctors and staff are phenomenal.   They listen to you. Explain the information they develop.  They provide you sound advice on improving your health.  Staff are helpful.  There are no long waits for your appointments.  They are the best!”

— Verified Patient

“Quality organization staffed by the best cardiologists in Northern Virginia. Dr. B listens, assesses and provides his patients treatment options that are sound and achievable in a reasonable period of time. None better!”

— Verified Patient

“I have always had a great experience  at Cardiac Care Associates with their excellent doctors and staff. Dr. Yager has consistently monitored my health and has always provided me the best consultation.”

— Verified Patient

“Dr. Elliot Mahlof is an excellent and caring cardiologist. Thanks to a recommendation from a friend who goes to Cardiac Care, my family found Dr. Mahlof and we are so grateful for his expertise, thoroughness, and attention to detail in caring for my daughter.”

— Verified Patient

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Melissa Wood, PA-C

Nurse Practitioner

Carla Reynoso, FNP

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