Dr. Raffi Krikorian, MD, FACC, RVT, RPVI

Dr. Raffi Krikorian is a board certified Cardiologist and also a Diplomat in Venous and Lymphatic Medicine with extensive training and experience in creating a patient-centered Cardiovascular practice. He understands that solving each patient’s problems may require a broader knowledge of medicine, as well as an ability to be creative and “think outside the box.”

As a physician with significant training and expertise, Dr. Krikorian has an on-going interest in learning and practicing beyond the traditional path.  He is ready and eager to listen patient’s problems and to come up with solutions to reach the ultimate goal of balanced patient wellness and beauty. Combining different modalities tailored to the differing needs and desires of each patient is a top priority for Dr. Krikorian and his staff.  Constantly focus on improving the services offered by his practice, Dr. Krikorian stays up to date on cutting edge medical technologies and techniques by attending national forums and receiving one-on-one, hands on training with national experts in the fields of venous and cardiovascular medicine.  He applies this continual learning with his significant experience to bring only the best and most modern medicine to his patients.

Dr. Krikorian believes in the highest standards of treatment and all of his in-office testing is accredited by IAC Vascular Testing. Dr. Krikorian is one of only a few board-certified cardiologists to also have a strong interest in the vascular, venous, and lymphatic medicine components of overall health.  As both owner and medical director of St. Louis Vein & Endovascular, he brings a unique, heart healthy approach to the diverse needs of his patients with the support of his equally competent and concerned staff.


Medical School

Medical Degree

Higher Institute of Medicine – Varna, Bulgaria

Internal Medicine Internship

Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn MI

Internal Medicine Residency

Saint Louis University, Saint Louis MO

Cardiology Fellowship

University of Missouri/Mid-America Heart Institute

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Mid-America Heart Institute

Board Certification

  • Diplomat in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Diplomat in Interventional Cardiology
  • Diplomat in Nuclear Cardiology
  • Diplomat in Echocardiography
  • Diplomat in Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
  • Registered Vascular Technician (RVT)
  • Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)
  • Certificate of accreditation by Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for Vascular Labs [ICAVL]

Proctorships/Training Courses

Dr. Nick Morrison, President American College of Phlebology


American college of Cardiology
Americn College of Phlebology