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Education

  • MBBS – Guntur Medical College, Nagarjuna University, Guntur (1978-1982)
  • MS (General Surgery) – Andhra University, Vizag (1984-1986)
  • MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery) – Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (1990-1992)
  • Post Graduate In General Surgery Andhra Medical College Visakhapatnam - A.P (1984-1986)

Past Positions

  • Asst Professor (General Surgery), King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam (1988-1989)
  • Senior Resident (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow (1989)
  • Resident (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (1990-1992)
  • Trainee (Thoracic Surgery), Military Hospital, Pune (Oct 1992)
  • Asst Professor (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh (1993 – 1994)
  • Consultant (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Mediciti Hospital, Hyderabad (1994-1997)
  • Consultant (Cardiothoracic Surgery), CARE Hospitals, Nampally, Hyderabad (1997-2001)

Skills/Expertise

  • Ischemic Mitral Valve Repairs (Over 200 Repairs)
  • Rheumatic and Myxomatous Mitral Repairs (Over 70 Repairs)
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Valve Replacement Surgery
  • Minimal access CABG and valve surgery (more than 30)
  • Surgery for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Septal Myomectomy (HOCM)
  • Chronic pulmonary thromboendarterectomy
  • Ventricular aneurysm repairs
  • Bentall's procedure

Publications

  • Operative findings in failed button device closure of ASD. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1995; 59
  • Role of radial artery in coronary bypass surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1996
  • Internal thoracic artery hematoma management with radial artery extension. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1997
  • Closed mitral valvotomy for mitral stenosis in mirror image dextrocardia. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Annals 1995; 3:75-77
  • Extrafascial harvesting of radial artery for coronary artery grafting. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Annals 1997; 7:252-3
  • Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the bronchus with extensive calcification. Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences 1993; 35 (4): 191-95
  • Sub epicardial dissecting hematoma with epicardial rupture — a rare complication of suction stabilizers. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2007
  • Post infarction ventricular septal defect patch repair with infarct exclusion. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals 2008; 16
  • International
    1. Annals of Thoracic Surgery.1995;59; Operative Findings in Failed Button Device Closure of Asd.
    2. Annals of Thoracic Surgery: 1996. Role of Radial Artery in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    3. Annals of Thoracic Surgery: 1997. Internal Thoracic Artery Hematoma Management With Radial Artery Extension.
    4. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Annals: 1995; 3: 75-77.closed Mitral Valvatomy for Mitral Stenosis in Mirror Image Dextrocardia.
    5. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Annals: 1997;7: 252-3.extrafascial Harvesting of Radial Artery for Coronary Artery Grafting.
    6. Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences: 35,4: 1993: Pp 191-95. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Bronchus With Extensive Calcification.
    7. Clinical Proceedings of Nims: 1992. Role of Intra Aortic Balloon Pump in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    8. Clinical Proceedings of Nims: 1992. Surgical Management of Partial Atrio-ventricular Canal Defect.
    9. Clinical Proceedings of Nims: 1991. Open Cardiac Surgery Without Homologous Blood Application of Blood Conservative Techniques in Cardiac Surgery.
    10. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: 2007; Sub Epicardial Dissecting Hematoma With Epicardial Rupture – a Rare Complication of Suction Stabilizers.
    11. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals: 2008; 16. Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect: Patch Repair With Infarct Exclusion.
    12. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: 2016; Minimal Access Coronary Artery Bypass in High Grade Aorticatheroma Utilising Left Axillary Artery for Proximal Anastomosis.
    13. Ctsnet Jan 2017; Submitral Aneurysm Repair.
    14. Surgical Management of Diffusely Diseased Coronary Arteries Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research Presentation

  • 2nd International Conference on Pulmonary Autograft and Homograft Workshop, Held in Marsielle, France Feb 7th 1995.
  • 1st Minimally Invasive Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery Held in Hongkong. 1996.
  • 12th European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons Held in Brussels, Belgium. Sep 25th 1998.
  • International Workshop on Pioneering Technicians in Cardiac Surgery; Leipzeg, Germany. Nov 28th 1999.
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (Sts) Conference, Florida, Usa, 2004.
  • 17th Biennial Congress of Association of the Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia, Nov 20, 2005, Manila,philippines.
  • 20th European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons Held in Sweeden, 2006.
  • 16th Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons Association, Singapore 2008.
  • 11th Intensive Mitral Valve Repair Course at Chest Disease Institute, Thailand by Dr.taweesak Chotivatanapong –april 2011.
  • 19th Amvar Workshop at Heart Institute-hcm City, Vietnam by Dr. Nguyen Van Phan Between 15-18 June 2015.

Memberships

  • Editorial Board Member for Enliven: Surgery and Transplantation.

Award and Recognition

  • STARR – AHMED Fellow: (Year 2000): Awarded by Indian association of Cardiovascular Thoracic surgeons, which Facilitated to visit and trained in St. Vincents Hospital, Portland; Oregon, USA. (Dec 2000 – Feb 2001).