Dr. Raffi Krikorian, MD, FACC, RVT, RPVI
Dr. Krikorian is a board certified Cardiologist, and is also a Diplomat in Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and Obesity Medicine and extensive training and experience in Cosmetic Medicine who has built a well-known patient-focused Anti-Aging and Cardiovascular practice. He understands that solving each and every patient’s problems may require broad knowledge as well as the ability to think “outside the box.”
As a physician with significant training and expertise, and an on-going interest in learning and practicing beyond the traditional path, he is ready and eager to listen to patient problems, and to come up with solutions with the ultimate goal of balanced patient wellness and beauty. Combining different modalities tailored to the areas of each patient is a top priority for Dr. Krikorian and for each staff member.
Understanding how nutrition, hormones, life-style, toxins,illness and health affect external appearances contribute for achievement of the best long-term results. On-going education, attending national forums combined with one-on-one hands-on training with national experts in venous and aesthetic treatment has shaped Dr. Krikorian’s practice.
Dr. Krikorian believes in the highest standards of treatments and all his in-office testing is accredited by ICA. Dr. Krikorian’s one of very few board-certified physicians in Bariatric Medicine, who also has a strong interest in the anti-aging component of overall health. Dr. Krikorian is currently doing a Fellowship in Anti-Aging.
Regenerative and Functional Medicine with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. As both owner and medical director of St. Louis Body Balance and Weight Loss @ Comprehensive Cardiovascular Consultants, he brings a unique, heart-healthy approach to the diverse needs of his patients with the support of his equally diverse and competent office staff.
Dr. Krikorian earned his Medical Degree at the Higher Institute of Medicine in Varna, Bulgaria.
Internal Medicine Residencies
Dr. Krikorian served his internal Medicine residency at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, MI, and at St. Louis University Medical Center in St. Louis, MO.
Dr. Krikorian completed his Cardiology fellowship at the University of Missouri/Mid-America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO.
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
In addition, Dr. Krikorian also completed his Interventional Cardiology fellowship at the Mid-American Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO.
Dr. Krikorian is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology