Graduated from Guntur Medical College, Guntur, AP in 1980 (M.B.B.S)
Post Graduation in MS (General Surgery) from Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry (1986).
Super Specialisation (M.Ch.) in Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi (1987-1989).
Fellowship in Cardio Vascular Surgery from Texas Heart Institute , Houston, Texas (1992-1993).
Fellow of American College of Surgeons (Thoracic Surgery), in 1997.
Field of Expertise
Comprehensive expertise in a range of surgeries spanning from Coronary Artery Bypass grafting (CABG) including on-pump CABG and off-pump CABG, Mitral valve repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation, redo CABG operations with a success rate of 99.8%.
Specialist in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery using multi arterial grafting
Research & Publications
His research work was quoted in many International Textbooks of Cardiothoracic Surgery like 'Cardiac Surgery in the Adult' published from USA, 'Sabiston & Spencer Surgery of the Chest'. His recommendations were included in guidelines of Coronary Bypass Surgery by the European and American Cardio Thoracic Surgery and Cardiology Associations.
Certifications & Memberships
For his contributions in the field of medicine, he was conferred “A.P Scientist Award of the Year” 2007 by A.P State Council of Science and Technology, Govt. of A.P.
Elected as an Active Member of American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) (2013)
Member of Academic Council of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS
Member of the International Advisory Board of the Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (USA), European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS) and Indian Association of Thoracic and Cardio Vascular Surgeons (IACTS).)