Dr. Kishor Vora,MD, FACC, FSCAI

Dr. Vora is a native of India, and has practiced Owensboro, Kentucky since 1992. He lives in Owensboro with his wife Beena and their three children.

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Science: University of Bombay, Grant Medical College  in Bombay, India 
  • Internship & Residency: Veterans Administration Medical Center/Affiliated Hahnemann University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship in Congestive Heart Failure & Heart Transplants: Oregon Health  Science University in Portland, Oregon
  • Fellowship in Invasive & Interventional Cardiology: Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan

Board certifications:

  • Board Certified in internal medicine, 1989 
  • Board Certified in cardiovascular disease, 1991, 2012 
  • Board Certified in interventional cardiology, 1999, 2009 
  • Board Certified in endovascular medicine 2005 
  • Board Certified in vascular medicine 2005 
  • Board Certified by the Certification Council of Nuclear Cardiology 1992 
  • Diplomat of the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 2009 

In addition to his academic achievements, he was the first cardiologist in the area to:

  • Insert drug-eluting stents, that reduce the rate of recurring coronary artery blockage. 
  • Perform radial (wrist) artery approach for catheterization in 1996.  
  • Offer External Counter Pulsation for angina patients. 
  • Perform rotational atherectomy of coronary stenosis and peripheral arteries 
  • Start the coronary and peripheral arterial LASER procedure. 
  • Offer a non-surgical closure treatment for varicose veins. 

Procedure Expertise:

  • Cardiac (Stents, Atherectomy/ LASER):  Greater than 7,000 procedures
  • PAD, Peripheral Artery Disease (Stent, Atherectomy / LASER):  Greater than 3,000 procedures
  • Vein / VNUS Closure:  Greater than 2,000 procedures
  • Dr. Vora performs numerous cardiac procedures at local hospitals and he is also  active in Clinical Research 
    Trials.  His most recent participation in the clinical study “Improve-IT” just recently made national headlines with Vytorin  
    being positive for heart attack prevention.