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Dr. Vijaiganesh Nagarajan MD

Dr. Vijaiganesh Nagarajan MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
(281) 344-0865


Dr. Vijaiganesh “V.J.” Nagarajan was born in Southern India and completed his medical training in England before moving to the United States. Following his residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, he served as an assistant professor at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic. Additionally, he completed fellowships at the University of Virginia Medical Center and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and has received numerous awards for teaching and patient care.

Board certified in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and internal medicine, Dr. Nagarajan has clinical interests in cardiac risk reduction, cardiac health, cardiac and vascular interventions and amputation prevention.

Known to his colleagues and patients as Dr. VJ, he sees adult and senior patients and offers personalized care based on each patient’s individual needs and lifestyle. He treats all of his patients with compassion and values their feedback.

As part of his dedication to learning, Dr. Nagarajan maintains professional memberships with several physician organizations. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MCRP) in the United Kingdom, a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), and a fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI).

In his spare time, Dr. Nagarajan enjoys playing tennis, ping pong and cricket, attending movies and reading up on the latest gadget.

Honors and Awards

AHA Young Investigator Award by American Heart Association, 2012
American College of Cardiology (ACC) Jeopardy Virginia State Winner, 2015
Clinical Skills and Scholarship Award, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 2008
Clinical Skills and Scholarship Award, Cook County Hospital, 2010
Mulholland Resident and Fellow Teaching Award, University of Virginia, 2016
Humanitarian Resident Award, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 2010
Student Education and Teaching Award, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 2009

Physician Details

Medical Education
Thanjavur Medical College, 2003
Internships & Residency
John H Stroger Jr Hospital Cook County - Dept of Internal Medicine, 2010
University of Virginia - Interventional Cardiology, 2016
University of Texas at Galveston - Interventional Cardiology, 2017
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Stafford


ZIP Codes Served
77031, 77053, 77071, 77072, 77082, 77083, 77085


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp