Sagar Ranka

M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I., R.P.V.I.

Seeing patients in The Villages, Leesburg, Brownwood and Lady Lake locations

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Echocardiography
  • Certificate Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Board Certified in Interventional Cardiology
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation(RPVI)


  • State of Florida

Society Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • Society of Sigma Xi

Education & Training

  • Medical School: MBBS, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, India
  • Post-Doctorate Research Fellow: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency (Internal Medicine): John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship (Cardiovascular): University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
  • Advanced Fellowship (Interventional Cardiology): Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Honors & Awards

  • Speaker, Structural Challenging Case Semifinals Competition at Cardiovascular Innovations Conference, Denver, CO (2018)
  • Moderated presentation on Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy at the Heart Failure Society of America Conference, Nashville, TN (2018)
  • Moderate presentation on Acute Myocardial Infarction at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics, San Francisco, CA (2019)
  • Speaker & Fellow representative at the Kansas ACC Chapter Conference (2020)
  • Member, Wellness Committee at John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County (2017-2020)
  • Planning committee member for the Kansas Chapter of American College of Cardiology (2021)
  • Interventional Fellow Award, Mount Sinai Medical Center (2023)


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Heart Attack/Myocardial Infarction/Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Cardiac Catheterization/Angiography/Stenting
  • Aortic Stenosis/Valvular Heart Conditions
  • Vascular Medicine/Lower Extremity Pain or Wounds
  • Shortness of Breath/Chest Pain/Cardiovascular Stress Testing
  • Atrial Fibrillation/Cardioversion/Rhythm Management
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Syncope and Cardiac Rhythm Management ( Holter/Loop Recorder Implantation)
  • Vein Disease/Ablation/Stenting

Selected Publications

  • Ranka, S., Mastoris, I., Kapur, N.K., Tedford, R.J., Rali, A., Acharya, P., Weidling, R., Goyal, A., Sauer, A.J., Gupta, B. and Haglund, N., 2021. Right Heart Catheterization in Cardiogenic Shock Is Associated With Improved Outcomes: Insights From the Nationwide Readmissions Database.Journal of the American Heart Association10(17), p.e019843.
  • Ranka, S., Mohananey, D., Agarwal, N., Verma, B.R., Villablanca, P., Mewhort, H.E. and Ramakrishna, H., 2020. Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension-Management Strategies and Outcomes.Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia34(9), pp.2513-2523.
  • Ranka, S., Lahan, S., Chhatriwalla, A.K., Allen, K.B., Verma, S. and Villablanca, P., 2021. Network Meta-Analysis Comparing the Short and Long-Term Outcomes of Alternative Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.medRxiv, pp.2021-09.
  • Ranka, S., Reddy, M. and Noheria, A., 2021. Artificial intelligence in cardiovascular medicine.Current opinion in cardiology36(1), pp.26-35.
  • Rali, A.S., Ranka, S., Butcher, A., Shah, Z., Tonna, J.E., Anders, M.M., Brinkley, M.D., Siddiqi, H., Punnoose, L., Wigger, M. and Sacks, S.B., 2022. Early blood pressure variables associated with improved outcomes in VA-ECLS: The ELSO registry analysis.Heart failure10(6), pp.397-403
  • Pahuja, M., Ranka, S., Chehab, O., Mishra, T., Akintoye, E., Adegbala, O., Yassin, A.S., Ando, T., Thayer, K.L., Shah, P. and Kimmelstiel, C.D., 2020. Incidence and clinical outcomes of bleeding complications and acute limb ischemia in STEMI and cardiogenic shock.Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions: Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions97(6), pp.1129-1138.

For a complete list of publications, please visit Dr Ranka’s Google Scholar profile