Valmiki Maharaj, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

Valmiki Maharaj

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Mai Xiong

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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

MD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Residency, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Fellowship, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN


Dr. Maharaj is an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant cardiologist. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota, completed internal medicine residency training at Loyola University Medical Center, and came back to the University of Minnesota for general cardiology and heart failure fellowships. His interests include treatment of advanced heart failure, cardiomyopathies, and cardiogenic shock, use of temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support devices, and studying outcomes and complications related to heart transplantation.


  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Heart Transplant

Professional Associations

  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association;


Research Summary/Interests

  • Use of Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Heart Transplant Outcomes and Complications


Academic Interests and Focus

Hemodynamics, Pathophysiology, Temporary Mechanic Circulatory Support


Clinical Interests

Amyloid and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies; Advanced Heart Failure