Title: Assistant Professor
Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Dr. Gaurang N. Vaidya, MD, Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in cardiology.
In his youth, Dr. Vaidya dealt with some medical issues in the family, leading him to spend much time with medical professionals. He became inspired by their work and desired to serve patients in the same capacity in which he was served. Matriculating at Grant Medical College in his native India, he achieved a Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine by 2012. Dr. Vaidya continued his medical requirements in the United States, including a residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University, a cardiology fellowship at the University of Louisville and an advanced heart failure and transplant fellowship at Cedar Sinai. A fellow of the American College of Cardiology, he is also a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, National Board of Echocardiography and Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.
Spearheading his professional career, Dr. Vaidya excels as an assistant professor in advanced heart failure and heart transplant at the University of Kentucky. Likewise, he practices in the heart transplant and failure department, in which he sees patients, runs diagnostic tests and conducts procedures. For his exceptional contributions, Dr. Vaidya was the recipient of the Postgraduate Award from the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for research on LVAD patients in 2017, which he calls the highlight of his career. Additionally, in 2019, he received a travel grant to represent Kentucky at the National American College of Cardiology Big Sky Conference. Dr. Vaidya attributes his success to his strong ambition and motivation, along with impeccable mentors. Presently, he holds membership with the Southern California ACC, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Alpha Omega Alpha. In the coming years, Dr. Vaidya plans to continue to ensure that all of his patients are being treated appropriately on a case-by-case basis. He also hopes to become a director or chief of a department.
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