Professional Biographies

Sophia Thiyagarajan, NP

Primary Specialty: Cardiology

Years With Optum: 3

  • Undergrad School:

    Grand Canyon University - Arizona

  • Graduate School:

    Walden University - Minneapolis, MN

Special Interests:

Prevention of cardiac diseases by patient education and other preventive measures, especially in women.

I like the challenges in health care and job satisfaction with the work when done with perfection.

Previous Employment:

Heart Hospital of New Mexico @Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM
Registered Nurse & Charge Nurse in Cardiology

National University Hospital, Singapore
Registered Nurse and Relieving Charge Nurse

Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, India
Registered Nurse

St. Isabel Hospital, Chennai, India
Registered Nurse

BLS and ACLS Certification
Lead ECG Training
IABP Training
National Stroke Association
Member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Member of American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Member of Student Nurses Association of India

How do you think people see you?

I am friendly and compassionate.


Reading books and cooking healthy recipes


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