Dr. Pillai received his MD from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), India. After completing internship at Coney Island Hospital in New York, he completed residency and fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Massachusetts. He then completed fellowship in interventional cardiology at University of Cincinnati.
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. He is a designated Fellow of both the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) and holds additional certification as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI).
He practices all aspects of interventional and non-invasive cardiology and has a special interest in peripheral vascular disease and chronic venous disease.
Dr. Pillai was involved in clinical research both atUniversity of Massachusetts and Cincinnati and has published his work in scientific journals.