A research professional focused on cardiology, Dr. Vivek Baliga received his medical training at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education in Bangalore, India. Presently, Dr. Vivek Baliga is pursuing a PhD in cardiovascular research at the University of Leeds in Great Britain. Beyond his work in research, Dr. Baliga donates his time and resources to several charitable organizations, including the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society and the Greater Ormond Street Hospital Charity.
For the third consecutive year, the Greater Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Charity is preparing to host the 2013 Barclays ATP World Tour Open Finals Gala on Nov. 2, 2013 at the Natural History Museum in London. The evening will feature a cocktail reception, dinner, live and silent auction, and live musical entertainment. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet some of the world’s top tennis players, celebrate the launch of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, and raise money for a worthy cause.
Established in 1852, GOSH treats more than 220,000 patients each year. The hospital is recognized as a pioneer in pediatric care, having uncovered medical breakthroughs with regard to leukemia, heart conditions, and birth defects, among other areas. Starting out as a 10-bed facility and originally known as the Hospital for Sick Children, GOSH has grown to become one of the leading children’s hospitals in the world.