Rudhir Tandon, MD, FACC, Joins Baptist Health Cardiology Center-Fort Smith

FORT SMITH, Ark.Rudhir Tandon, MD, FACC, recently joined Baptist Health Cardiology Center-Fort Smith.

Dr. Tandon is board certified in interventional, general and nuclear cardiology, as well as echocardiography and vascular interpretation. He has more than 10 years of experience in the management of atherosclerotic arterial disease, advanced heart failure, heart valve problems, cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, stroke, and congenital heart defects in adults.

Dr. Tandon earned his medical degree from Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Rohtak, India. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and later completed fellowship training in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, and advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation at the University of Iowa.  He most recently practiced in Northwest Arkansas.

“On an everyday basis, I enjoy making individualized treatment plans based on meaningful interactions with my patients and find being of service rewarding,” he said. “The hope and grace my sickest cardiac patients show as they fight disease everyday empowers me to develop resilience and compassion, and on the other hand, the excellent outcomes achieved with interventional cardiology and ever evolving cutting edge technology involved, keep me excited.”

When not caring for his patients, Dr. Tandon loves to travel with his wife Anamika and their little boy Amae, exploring new destinations across US and internationally. Dr. Tandon also enjoys watching and playing tennis, cricket and soccer in addition to experimenting with new cuisines when home with family.

Baptist Health Cardiology Center-Fort Smith is located at 1500 Dodson Ave., Suite 60. For more information on Dr. Tandon and other providers at the center, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or visit

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