Moving forward. Making a difference.
Andre Artis, MD Cardiology Merrillville 219-884-9180
M. Kamran Aslam, MD Cardiac Electrophysiology Merrillville 219-738-5330
Vijay B. Dave, MD Cardiology Merrillville 219-756-1400  Gary 219-887-5480
Venkatrama Garlapati, MD Cardiology Merrillville 219-884-9180
Mihas Kodenchery, MD Cardiology Merrillville 219-884-9180
Thach Nguyen, MD, FACC, FACP Cardiology Merrillville 219-756-1400  Knox 574-772-6363
Harish A. Shah, MD, FACC Cardiology


Methodist Physician Group cardiovascular specialists are committed to providing the best heart and vascular care in Northwest Indiana. We use the most advanced medical procedures to diagnose and treat even the most complex cardiovascular conditions.

Our goal is always to return patients to healthy, productive lives using the least invasive procedures necessary.

Our experienced, caring cardiac specialists consider a patient’s medical history, progression of their heart disease and other pertinent factors in determining the best treatment.

Methodist Physician Group cardiovascular specialists utilize the most advanced diagnostic tools, including:

  • 12-lead EKG
  • Holter Monitor
  • 30-day Arrhythmia
  • Echocardiography
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Aortic Ultrasound
  • Stress Testing
  • 64-Slice CT, Cardiac Angiogram
  • Angiography

Our cardiovascular specialists offers state-of-the-art treatments for peripheral vascular disease, deep vein thrombosis and heart disease.