Rajesh Tota-Maharaj, MBBS,FACP, FACC, is an interventional cardiologist who is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of The West Indies Mt. Hope Medical Campus in Trinidad and Tobago and went on to complete prestigious fellowships at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT, where he served as Chief Cardiology Fellow, and at The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he treated patients requiring cardiac catheterizations and percutaneous coronary interventions. Dr. Tota-Maharaj has won numerous awards for academic excellence and has published a number of studies investigating coronary artery calcium and its relationship to disease risk, mortality and coronary plaque burden. A provider with strong Caribbean roots and equally strong family values, he is passionate about identifying and addressing risk factors to avoid preventable heart attacks.