Ratan K. Ahuja, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Dr. Ratan K. Ahuja is a Cardiovascular Specialist; Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology.
He is Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Ahuja is also a fellow of American College of Cardiology and The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Dr. R. K. Ahuja is in practice in Orange City, FL since 2002. He is the Founder and President of Florida Cardiopulmonary Center and Florida Amputation Prevention Institute. He is also the Director of the Central Florida Cardiovascular Laboratory in Lake Mary. Dr. Ahuja is an Interventional Cardiologist and Endovascular Specialist with a keen interest in Coronary Interventions, Vascular Interventions, and Limb Salvage. He believes in providing complete cardiovascular care in his office, taking care of heart as well as vascular problems including peripheral arterial and venous diseases, a one-stop shopping. He started the Florida Amputation Prevention Institute and Central Florida Cardiovascular Laboratory with the goal of saving limbs and prolonging the lives of patients. The Cardiovascular Laboratory is approved by the Florida Department of Health, office-based outpatient, a state-of-the-art laboratory dedicated to performing complex peripheral vascular interventions, using cutting edge technology, without requiring any hospital admission or overnight stay. The convenience of an office-based laboratory, with a focus on individual patient needs and exceptional care, minimal paperwork, with friendly and compassionate staff giving a personal touch, provides a unique experience to the patients and their families. Dr. Ahuja holds the prestige to be Chairman of the Bylaws Committee at Advent Hospital Fish Memorial, Orange City, FL. He has been a Board Member of Southwest Volusia Healthcare Corporation, FL from 2013 to 2018. He was Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (2006-2008), Chairman of Department of Cardiology (2008 to 2012), Vice-Chief of Staff (2013-14), Chief of Staff (2015-2016) and Chairman Credential Committee (2016-2018) at Advent Hospital Fish Memorial, Orange City, FL. Dr. Ahuja has also served as Chairman of the Department of Cardiology (2018) at Central Florida Regional Hospital, Sanford. Before starting his practice in Orange City & Lake Mary, Dr. Ahuja worked as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa. He was the Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa. His primary duties included teaching and training cardiovascular trainee fellows, with an emphasis on performing invasive procedures. After finishing his three-year residency in Internal Medicine from State University of New York, Brooklyn; Dr. R. K. Ahuja was elected to be the Chief-Resident in Internal Medicine. He further continued at SUNY Brooklyn for another three years to undergo subspecialty fellowship training in Cardiovascular Diseases. Dr. Ahuja then underwent another year of super-subspecialty training in Interventional Cardiology at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York. Subsequently, he did additional training in Peripheral Vascular Interventions from Prairie Heart Institute, Springfield, IL.
With an active interest in medical research, Dr. R. K. Ahuja has participated in numerous trials as principal investigator, co-investigator and sub-investigator. He has co-authored several articles written in major peer-reviewed medical journals and a book chapter. He has also presented his research at major international conferences.
Dr. R.K.Ahuja is a medical graduate of the University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. After graduation, he did his post-graduation in Internal Medicine from the University of Delhi. He is a recipient of several prestigious awards. The University of Delhi awarded him Gold Medal and Silver Medals during his medical schooling. He received first place in the clinical research category of Resident’s Research Competition for two consecutive years (1993 and 1994). He was also a recipient of the American College of Cardiology/Bristol-Myers Squibb Affiliate-in-Training Award in 1997 for being amongst the best fellows in the country. Dr. Ratan K. Ahuja is married to Dr. Karuna Ahuja, and the couple has a beautiful daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family. His interests include worldwide travel and information technology.
HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES: • Central Florida Regional Hospital, Sanford • Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Orange City