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Nicholas R. Balaji, MD

Nicholas R. Balaji, MD

Inova Medical Group

Board Certified Specialty: Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Interest: Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Critical Care

Accepting new patients for: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Gender: Male

Languages: English

Physician Group

Inova Medical Group Cardiology

Hospital Affiliations


Dr. Nicholas Balaji is a specialty care cardiologist board certified in interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, cardiovascular disease, and internal medicine. He joins Inova Medical Group with over 10 years of clinical experience. He has a special interest in the management of coronary artery disease and radial artery catheterization for diagnostic and therapeutic coronary interventions.

Dr. Balaji became interested in cardiology because of the continuing technological advances within the field. His goal is to help promote cardiovascular health, and to develop a collaborative treatment plan to prevent future illness, manage chronic conditions, and

improve quality of life for patients and their families.

A native of Rochester, New York, Dr. Balaji currently resides in Alexandria, VA with his wife and two young children. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, jog, and has an interest in photography.

Watch Dr. Balaji's Live Chat where he discusses heart health.


Medical Education:

  • University of Michigan Medical School 2003

Board Certification:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease


  • University of Michigan Hospitals Internal Medicine 6/19/2003-6/30/2006


  • Washington Hospital Center Cardiology 7/1/2007-6/30/2010
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital - GME Interventional Cardiology 7/1/2010-6/30/2011

Areas of Interest

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Critical Care
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