Vijayendra Jaligam, MD

Gratis Faculty

Section of Cardiology
533 Bolivar Street
Box CSRB 3-42
New Orleans, LA 70112 
504.568.2718  Phone
504.568.2127  FAX


M.D. -- 1994
Osmania University, Hyderabad, INDIA.


Dr. Jaligam completed his residency and cardiology fellowship at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He also completed a fellowship in heart failure and transplant at Ochsner Hospital and LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. 

He is a member of the AMA, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Echocardiography, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and the Louisiana State Medical Society.

Selected Publications

Glancy DL, Jain N, Jaligam VR, Parker JM, Ali MJ, Rochon BJ. Irregular cardiac rhythm immediately after mitral and tricuspid valvular surgery. J La State Med Soc 2009;161(4),

Glancy DL, Jaligam VR, Saye VB, Wilklow FE; ECG of the month. Dyspnea and palpitations 16 years after tricuspid and aortic valve replacement. Atrial tachycardia (possibly slow atrial flutter) with 4:3 type I (Wenckebach) atrioventricular block, right bundle branch block, and left anterior fascicular block. J La State Med Soc. 2006 Jan-Feb;158(1):5-6

Bao L, Jaligam V, Zhang XY, Kutner RH, Kantrow SP, Reiser J; Stable transgene expression in tumors and metastases after transduction with lentiviral vectors based on human immunodeficiency virus type 1. Hum Gene Ther. 2004;15(5):445-56.

Kantrow SP, Gierman JL, Jaligam VR, Zhang P, Piantadosi CA, Summer WR, Lancaster JR Jr.: Regulation of tumor necrosis factor cytotoxicity by calcineurin. FEBS Lett. 2000;483(2-3):119-24.

Seoane, L., Jenkins, MY, Jaligam VR, Caceras, M., Valentine VG., Ritter, T., and Kantrow, SP.; Effect of viral IL-10 on adenovirus mediated transgene expression Poster C82(A35), Am Thoracic Soc Ann Meeting..

Vijay Jaligam, M.D.; David Good, M.D.: Hypertension and Hypokalemia at the 2004 Associates’ Meeting was held January 29, 2004 at the LSU Health Sciences Center and 2004 Mississippi/Louisiana Chapters Scientific Meeting March 11-13, 2004, Beau Rivage Resort