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About Dr Rakesh Wahi MD

Charleston, West Virginia-based Rakesh Wahi, MD, serves as a thrombosis consultant at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois, and the director of clinical research at the Center for Vascular Medicine in Greenbelt, Maryland. Additionally, Dr. Rakesh Wahi has operated a private practice in Charleston since 1999. His previous experience includes work with Ramanthan Sampath, MD, in Charleston, and the operation of a private practice in Chicago.

Prior to receiving his MD from GSVM Medical College in his native India, Dr. Wahi completed his pre-medical education at Christ Church College, Kanpur. He received his postgraduate training not only at GSVM Medical College but also university-affiliated hospitals in Chicago and Toronto, among other places. He completed his most recent fellowship in cardiac surgery through Chicago’s Cook County Hospital and Rush University.

Since staff surgeon appointments at hospitals throughout West Virginia during the 1990s, Rakesh Wahi, MD, has received board certifications from the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Work experience

Feb 2013Present

Medical director non-invasive lab

center for vascular medicine


Jul 1990Jun 1991

cardiac surgery

mayo clinic
Sep 1986Dec 1988

Thoracic surgery

University of toronto
Sep 1987Mar 1988

thoracic oncology

md anderson hospital