Dr. R.K. Caroli is a leading Cardiologist in Delhi. He currently consults at Dr. R.K. Caroli Clinic in Delhi.
He served as a former head of the Cardiology Department at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi and a Fellow of the Cardiology Society of India. He was the cardiologist for Jawaharlal Nehru and Lal Bahadur Shastri and served as the personal physician to four presidents of India.
In 1969, he was honoured by the Government of India, with the award of Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award and the government followed it up with Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in 1974.