Dr. Pondicherry's Bio

Dr. Roja Pondicherry-Harish graduated Summa Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia going on to receive his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. His Residency brought him here to “The Gator Nation” with his Fellowship taking him to Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Pondicherry joined The Cardiac & Vascular Institute in 2018. He holds board certifications in Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Echocardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Internal Medicine. His clinical interests include coronary artery disease, valvular and structural heart disease, and peripheral artery disease.

In addition to his various publications and presentations, Dr. Pondicherry is the recipient of numerous academic honors. In his leisure time, Dr. Pondicherry enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.

Board Certification

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Echocardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana


  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Medical School

  • Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia