Santi Yarlagadda, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Santi Yarlagadda, MD, is a cardiologist who specializes in advanced heart failure at National Jewish Health. Dr. Yarlagadda is in the Division of Cardiology. Assistant Professor Division of Cardiology Department of Medicine Castle Connolly & 5280 Top Doctors 2023 (2nd year) Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (2nd year) America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars 102 Patient Ratings 38 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Advanced Heart Failure Program Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology (Adult) News & Videos Cardiologist Dr. Santi Yarlagadda Joins National Jewish Health Education Education 2006 - 2010 Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, MD 2002 - 2006 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, BS, Major in Biology, Concentration in Cell & Molecular Biology Residency 2010 - 2013 Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2017 The University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Fellowship 2014 - 2017 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, LBJ Hospital of Harris County, Houston, TX, Cardiovascular Disease Board Certification 2019: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology 2017: American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease 2017: Level II Training in Echocardiography 2017: Level II Training in Invasive Cardiology 2013: American Board of Internal Medicine Professional Memberships International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant (ISHLT) American College of Cardiology (ACC) American Heart Association (AHA) Publications Higgins JP, Yang B, Herrin NE, Yarlagadda S, et al. “Consumption of Energy Beverage is Associated with Attenuation of Arterial Endothelial Flow-Mediated Dilatation.” World Journal of Cardiology. 2017; 9(2):162-166. Shih MJ, Kakodkar SA, Kaid Y, Hassel JL, Yarlagadda S, Fogg LF, Madias C, Krishnan K, Torhman RG. “Reassessing Risk Factors for High Defibrillation Threshold: The EF-SAGA Risk Score and Implications for Device Testing.” Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 2016; 39: 483–489. Shih M, Kakodkar S, Kaid Y, Hassel J, Yarlagadda S, Fogg L, Madias C, Krishnan K, Trohman R. “Reassessing Risk Factors for High Defibrillation Threshold: The EF-SAGA Risk Score and Implications for Device Testing.” American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 10, 2015, Orlando, FL Higgins JP, Yarlagadda S, Yang B. “Cardiovascular Complications of Energy Drinks.” Beverages. 2015; 1(2): 104-126. Gallichio M, Yarlagadda S., Rainow A, Conti D. “Dialysis Time is a Risk Factor for Long-Term Deceased-Donor Transplant Survival.” Transplantation, supplement 2S, 86:41, 2008 Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. 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Provider showed concern 4.7 Friendliness 4.7 Provider explained things clearly 4.7 Spoke using clear language 4.7 Provider included you in decisions 4.6 Amount of time spent with you 4.7 Confidence in your doctor 4.7 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.7 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2023 *Dr. Yarlagadda is the consummate professional. She is caring, considerate and knowledgeable. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2023 As a patient of National Jewish it's obvious why you are number 1. Your approach to the patient and the level of the treatment is amazing and should be the standard in the medical community. I arrived at National Jewish with lung cancer and emphysema and could not be more impressed. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2023 Dr. Santi Yarlagadda, is fantastic, in every way. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2023 Dr. Yarlagadda was very clear, and allowed me ample time to explain my symptoms that led to being seen in her clinic. She explained her rationale well, and was friendly in her demeanor. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2023 Dr. Yarlagarda is always a good listener & will always attempts to answer my questions or get back to me with an answer. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Dr Yarlagadda is amazing National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 She's friendly and explains things well. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Dr S is constantly personable, concerned, thorough. I have rarely had such positive interaction with a physician National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Dr. Yarlagada is a fantastic doctor. I would recommend her to anyone needing a cardiologist. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 Dr. Yarlagadda is the best medical provider I have ever had the opportunity to see. She is always present, thoughtful in her responses, shares pertinent information in a way that any lay person can understand and most importantly, makes you feel like she is a true partner in your care. I can't say enough about what an extraordinary doctor she is and I have recommended at least 10 people to her in the past 18 months that she's been providing me with care. show more National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Dr. Yarlagadda didn't rush, and took the time to discuss all my questions and concerns National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 We love her. The best doctor I had so far. Thank you! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr. Yarlagadda was outstanding! Her conduct was top notch. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 She is an excellent physician National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr Yarlagadda was great, she was very informative on the condition of my heart and Cardiovascular system.Explained everything and answered all of our many questions. Very helpful. She was Great!!! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 The physician is one of the best that I have ever had contact with. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Very happy w/*Dr. Y. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Very happy w/my experience w/*Dr. Yarlagadda. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 I asked repeatedly to explain the need for a certain procedure, what it entailed and the risk. She shook it off as if it wasn't important only that I needed it according to her. Well I did testing and I did not need that test. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Dr. Yarlagadda is a fantastic physician. She always listens well and gives me the true answer to my questions all of the time. She is very patient with me and spends the right amount of time necessary on any given appointment. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 I could only recommend depending on patient need. I am not the best patient match with this physician. She is pleasant and caring but it is obvious her skills and my symptoms/needs don't match. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 I think you guy have a real modern approach to medicine and communication with patience. Patience don't judgment of lifestyle so there be patience can be honest with doctors or it would a disservice if a patient talk honesty. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 She was fantastic! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 Dr. Yarlagada is an outstanding Cardiologist. I would recommend her to my family because she is so good. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Caring & helpful National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Dr. Yarlagadda barely listened to questions or observations I had. She was not listening to me at all, but simply explaining what was best for me. I didn't disagree with her at all, but there was no two way conversation. I honestly felt I had wasted her time. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Dr. Yarlagadda was excellent. Clear explanations, listened and addressed all of my questions. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Very good experience. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 I think Dr. Yarlagadda is fabulous!! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 I really like My doctor & her PA! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Thoroughly wonderful experience through and through. The Doctor and her team are the best in the business. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Again, I can't say enough about how great Dr. Yarlagadda is... She proactively listens, provides information and choices in a way you can understand, ensures your understanding and makes you feel not only cared for but well informed. And she does it all efficiently and on time while never making you feel rushed or that she's not present during your appt. I've recommended her specifically to five other people, one of which travels from Pueblo to see her because she is so awesome! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 Excellent Doc National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 I was pleased w/my care and follow up by Dr. Santi Yarlagadda National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Care provider experience was outstanding, [Comment about another provider]. National Jewish Health found the problem after 4 visits. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr Y is one of the best physician I've had. She is thorough, kind and very caring. I feel very blessed to be under her care and her PA. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 I'm very pleased to have Dr. YAR LA GADDA as my cardiologist.