Rajiv Maraj, MD, is a Cardiologist with Sierra Cardiology and has been practicing in Sonora since 2006. Dr. Maraj grew up in South Africa and was inspired by his father, also a physician, to pursue a career in medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He trained at Groote Schuur hospital, which is the hospital where the first successful human heart transplant was performed and also where Dr. Maraj found his interest in Cardiology. Dr. Maraj then underwent further medical training in the United Kingdom, followed by a fellowship in Cardiology Research and a residency in Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. His fellowship in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology were completed at the University of California-Irvine.