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Riverside Medical Group Welcomes Cardiologist, Shiva Shashidharan, MD

Dr. Shashidharan is Now Accepting Patients at Riverside Heart & Vascular Institute in Kankakee

KANKAKEE, IL (August 10, 2018) - Riverside Healthcare is pleased to welcome Cardiologist, Shiva Shashidharan, MD. Dr. Shashidharan is now accepting patients at the Riverside Heart & Vascular Institute, Cardiology Specialists located at 500 N. Wall Street in Kankakee, IL.

Dr. Shashidharan completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, located in Bellary, India. He then continued his training through an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, located in Pittsburgh, PA and completed a Fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, IL. 

Dr. Shashidaran is board-certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also board-certified in Echocardiography through the American Society of Echocardiography and board-certified in Nuclear Cardiology by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.

In addition to his education, Dr. Shashidharan is a member of the American College of Cardiology Fellows in Training and the American  Medical Association.

To learn more about Dr. Shashidharan and the Riverside Heart & Vascular Institute, visit doctors.riversidehealthcare.org.


Riverside Healthcare is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of individuals and communities throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. As part of the system, Riverside Medical Center, a 312-bed hospital, provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care and is a nationally recognized, award-winning Level II Trauma hospital with nationally-leading programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. Its reputation for nursing excellence has made Riverside the area's only Magnet® Recognized hospital. Because Riverside's clinical performance ranks them among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide, Healthgrades has named them a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award, and Truven Health Analytics presented them with the 100 Top Hospitals® award. Riverside also operates several community, primary and specialty health centers throughout the region. Learn more about Riverside Healthcare at www.RiversideHealthcare.org.