Dr. Ram Dandillaya is a Clinical Chief in the Division of Cardiology at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology, cardiac computed tomography, echocardiography, and internal medicine.

Dr. Dandillaya has a clinical interest in preventative cardiology, peripheral vascular disease, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET).

In addition to being a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Dandillaya is a member of numerous societies, including the American Heart Association’s Council on Clinical Cardiology, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the Society of Vascular Ultrasound, the Los Angeles and American Society of Echocardiography and the American College of Physicians. In 2009, Dr. Dandillaya was elected to a two-year term as Vice President of the Cedars-Sinai Alumni Association.

Dr. Dandillaya’s research has been published in major scientific journals and he has presented abstracts at many national meetings, including annual sessions of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. He is also actively involved in the teaching of fellows and residents at Cedars-Sinai Hospital.

Dr. Dandillaya’s more recent research interests include issues related to percutaneous aortic valve replacement, the role of 64-slice computed tomography and coronary calcium in coronary artery disease, and the prevention of atherosclerotic heart disease.


Medical School – George Washington University

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Residency)

Harbor-University of California Los Angeles

Medical Center (Fellowship)

Hospital Affiliations

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Languages Spoken English

Awards and Publications

Standing Ovation Award, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Consumer’s Research Council of America – Top Cardiologists

Patients’ Choice Award 2010

Circle Of Friends, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center