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Nikhil Nalluri, MD, Cardiology, Desoto, TX, Methodist Charlton Medical Center


Cardiology Desoto, TX

Echocardiography, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology

Interventional Cardiologist & Endovascular Specialist in Dallas & Desoto

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  • Dr. Nalluri was trained in interventional cardiology at the renowned Lenox Hill Hospital, NY before coming to Desoto, Texas. Dr. Nalluri is board certified in interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, cardiovascular disease, and internal medicine.

    His passion for research had driven him to publish a multitude of research articles throughout the years. He was the lead author for more than 40 publications and earned the ‘Fellow Physician Research Award’ at Hofstra University Northwell Health.

    Dr. Nalluri believes that optimal health care is achieved not just by providing the best treatment options but by educating patients on their health conditions and a healthy lifestyle.

    Outside of work he enjoys traveling, photography, hiking, music, and cooking. He is a dog lover and tries to find time to read books.

Clinical Expertise

  • Electrocardiography, Coronary artery disease, Myocardial infarction, Cardiomyopathies, Valvular heart disease, Interventional cardiology, Coronary angiography, Coronary angioplasty, Holter monitoring, Loop recording, Echocardiography, Doppler echocardiography, Stress echocardiography, Nuclear cardiology, Heart failure, Exercise stress testing, Stroke, Transient ischemic attack, Carotid duplex doppler , Varicose veins, Pulmonary embolism, Cardiovascular disease, Cardiology, Deep vein thrombosis, Chronic venous insufficiency , Renal artery stenosis, Ankle brachial pressure index, Cardiac arrhythmias, Diagnostic cardiac catheterization, Pericarditis, Duplex ultrasonography, Peripheral angioplasty, Venous angioplasty, Lower extremity peripheral arterial disease, Upper extremity peripheral arterial disease, Endovenous radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins, Endovenous laser ablation of varicose veins, Internal medicine, Coronary atherectomy, Nuclear stress testing, Peripheral atherectomy, Sclerotheraphy of varicose veins, Carotid artery disease, Renal ultrasonography

Education & Training

  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Lenox Hill Hospital
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Lenox Hill HospitalFellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2018 - 2019
  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Staten Island University Hospital
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Staten Island University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2011 - 2014
  • Siddhartha Medical College NTR
    Siddhartha Medical College NTRClass of 2007

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2019 - 2024
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2019 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Interventional Cardiology
  • Certification Board of Nuclear CardiologyCertification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • National Board of EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow Physician Research Award Staten Island University Hospital at Hofstra University Northwell Health, 2019

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Trends in Outcomes Associated With Percutaneous Coronary Interventions on Bifurcation Lesions  
    Sopan Lahewala, Nirali Patel, Prashant Patel, Byomesh Tripathi, Mihir Dave, Varun Kumar, Smit Patel, Priti Malik, Harshil Shah, Shilpkumar Arora, Amer Syed, and Apurva..., Circulation
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Outcomes in Patients With History of Previous Cardiac Surgery: A National in Patient Sample Analysis  
    Nikhil Nalluri, Varun Kumar, Dixitha Anugula, Nileshkumar Patel, Sainath Gaddam, Deepak Asti, Samer Saouma, Roman Royzman, Gregory Maniatis, Ruben Kandov, Frank Tambur..., Circulation
  • Etiologies and Trends of Readmission in Patients With Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy  
    Vishwa Kundoor, Byomesh Tripathi, Shilpkumar Arora, Nikhil Nalluri, Varun Kumar, Sopan Lahewala, Nirali Patel, Neil Patel, Prashant Patel, Madan Badal, Radha Gopalan, ..., Circulation
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  • TCT-180 Incidence and Outcomes of Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Inferior versus Anterior ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction
    Cardiogenic Shock Ami-cs, Nikhil Nalluri, Varunsiri Atti, Varun Kumar, Deepak Asti, Mir Basir, Roman Royzman, Ruben Kandov, James Lafferty, Donald Mccord, Srinivas Duv..., TCT
  • TCT-179 Trends and Outcomes in the Treatment of Cardiogenic Shock and Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support in The United States
    Nikhil Nalluri, Varunsiri Atti, Varun Kumar, Deepak Asti, Mir Basir, Roman Royzman, Ruben Kandov, James Lafferty, Donald Mccord, Srinivas Duvvuri, William O Neill, TCT
  • Meta-Analysis of Rotational Atherectomy versus Modified Balloons for the Treatment of De Novo Calcified Coronary Lesions
    Viswajit Reddy Anugu, Nikhil Nalluri, Karthik Seetharam, Varunsiri Atti, Bhavi Pandya, Srikanth Yandrapalli, James Lafferty, Roman Y Royzman, Frank Tamburrino, Ruben K..., 2019 Scientific Sessions, Las Vegas, NV
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Other Languages

  • Telugu, Hindi

Hospital Affiliations