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Meet the Physicians

The physicians at Advanced Cardiovascular Consultants in Chardon, Ohio are highly skilled, board-certified cardiologists who focus on in-depth cardiovascular care. Dedicated to the health and well-being of their patients, they will ensure that your cardiovascular needs are met. Learn more about our physicians below. To schedule an appointment, call us today at (440) 285-2300 or request an appointment online.

Krishnan Sundararajan, MD, MS, FACC, RPVI

Krishnan Sundararajan, MD, MS

Board Certified in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Internal Medicine

After earning his medical degree at the University of Bombay in India in 1989, Dr. Krishnan Sundararajan came to the US to further his medical education. He first completed a graduate degree in biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) in 1991, followed by his internship and residency in internal medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center (an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine). Dr. Sundararajan then pursued a three-year cardiology fellowship at MetroHealth, which he completed in 1997.

Dr. Sundararajan’s accolades include National Talent Scholarship, research awards from MetroHealth and the NIH, and Resident of the Year in internal medicine at Case Western. His clinical and research interests include comprehensive management of cardiovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease.

Dr. Sundararajan is board certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and internal medicine. In addition, he is a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI) as well as a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). Dr. Sundararajan has also achieved advanced training in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology through the American College of Cardiology.

In his spare time, Dr. Sundararajan enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.


Augustus Beck, MD, FACC, RPVI

Board Certified in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, and Interventional Cardiology

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Agustus Beck also earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in 2003 and completed his internal medicine residency through Case Western at University Hospitals in Cleveland.

Following his residency training, Dr. Beck completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Hahnemann University Hospital (Drexel University College of Medicine) in Philadelphia, PA (2009), as well as an interventional cardiology fellowship at John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland (2010).

Dr. Beck is board certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, endovascular medicine, and interventional cardiology, and he is a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI).

Dr. Beck is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (FASNC), and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI). Among his many medical accolades, Dr. Beck was voted “Top Doctor” by Cleveland magazine in 2015.

In his spare time, Dr. Beck enjoys yoga, running, playing the piano, and watching the Cleveland Browns get beat.

David Smith, MD, RPVI

David Smith, MD, RPVI

Board Certified in Cardiology and Internal Medicine

Dr. David Smith is an experienced Cardiologist and a leading vein specialist dedicated to the treatment of Cardiovascular disorders. He is the only physician in the area to be board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and be a diplomats of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. He is also RVPI certified (Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation).

Dr. Smith graduated in 1991 from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He completed his Cardiology fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center and began his medical career as a staff Cardiologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. From 1998-2004, he was Assistant Professor and staff Cardiologist at University Hospitals of Cleveland.

Today, Dr. Smith is the President of Advanced Cardiovascular Consultants and Owner/President of Smith Vein Institute. He resides in Geauga County with his wife and three children. He enjoys basketball, tennis, and photography.