Prof. Vijayaraghavan is one of the senior most medical teachers in this country with 41 years teaching experience in many Medical Universities in India and abroad. He was trained at the Medical College, Trivandrum, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, University of California, Los Angeles, USA and Brompton Hospital, London. He recently retired as the Professor and Head of the Department of Cardiology, Medical College and Hospital, Trivandrum. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London and Edinburgh, a premium golden heart fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) and is a leading figure in the field of Continuing Medical Education in Cardiology in India and Abroad.