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Harikrishna Makani, MD

4.6 out of 5 (143 Ratings)
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
Hindi, English
Primary Address | Office Details
18310 US Highway 18
Suite B

Apple Valley, CA 92307

Phone: (760) 998-2312

Fax: (760) 242-3371

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Premier Healthcare
  • St. Mary High Desert Medical Group
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  • Experience was god but took too long to get appointment
    Dr Makani was referred by my Primary Health Care Provider - my initial impression was very positive.
    Came in the see Dr. Makani for enlarged heart concerns, he explained all the issues I might have and ordered tests to be done. He was helpful and courteous
    I was very pleased with the professionalism and kindness displayed by Dr. Makani and all the staff not only with my direct contact but also my observation of how all patients were treated with kindness. I've never had an appointment with a cardiologist so this appointment was not routine for me. I appreciated Dr Makani very much for his assurance, thoroughness, and his approachability that made me feel as though I could speak openly about my health and concerns. Additionally, the tech who administered my EKG (unfortunately did not get her name) was wonderful. I enjoyed our conversation so much that the EKG was completed before I even knew it had been started. I have the utmost confidence in Dr Makani and his staff to care for me and that is the highest of compliments especially because it relates to heart health. Thank you Dr Makani and staff for all you do!
    He attended me. I notice that he rush in his comment about my heart, x-rays. He also said my medicine was working and he stay for a few seconds in the room and left the door...
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  • Meet The Provider

    Dr. Harikrishna Makani is a board certified Interventional Cardiologist with St Mary High Desert Medical Group serving patients at St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Makani brings a strong background in the field of Hypertension, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (thick heart muscle disease), stress echocardiography and advanced interventional cardiology techniques to St. Mary High Desert Medical Group.

    Dr. Makani is an internationally recognized name in the field of hypertension. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 journal publications, book chapters and abstract publications in top medical journals like Journal of American College of Cardiology, British Medical Journal and European Heart Journal. He has also received numerous awards like Young Investigator Award in American Society of Hypertension meeting, Best research award at Annual research fair award at St. Luke’s Roosevelt hospital to name a few, for his research accomplishments. His research focus mirrors his clinical practice: He looks at care of patients with hypertension, coronary artery disease, heart attack or chest pain, heart failure, complex angioplasties, and peripheral vascular disease.

    A specialist in cutting-edge minimally invasive procedures such as transradial angioplasty to treat coronary artery disease, Dr. Makani offers procedures that, while still less common at many U.S. hospitals, promise quicker recovery compared to standard methods. For example, he performs transradial angioplasty, which uses a patient’s wrist instead of the groin as the incision point and has a much lower rate of bleeding and faster recovery time.

    Dr. Makani is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography and is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation.

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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology
    Other Specialties
    Other Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
    Associations Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest
    Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      B J Medical College, Gujarat University - 2005
    • Internship
      St. Luke's Roosevelt - 2007
    • Residency
      St. Luke's Roosevelt - 2008
    • Fellowship
      St. Luke's Roosevelt - 2010
  • Primary Location

St. Mary High Desert Apple Valley