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DesignationSenior Consultant Cardiologist
QualificationMD General Medicine, DM Cardiology
TrainingProf. Damera Seshgiri Rao graduated from Andhra Medical College, Vishakapatnam in 1980.He trained in general medicine (MD General Medicine) from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada in 1985. He received his Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Cardiology training from Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad in 1992
ExperienceHe was the senior professor and head of the Department of Cardiology at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences till October - 2017.
Specialist TrainingHe underwent interventional training in Tolouse, France and Roven, France. He was one of the first few people trained in Intravascular Ultrasound in South India.
Awards & RecognitionDr.Seshgiri Rao performed five procedures using new devices for the first time in the country. He was among the first few cardiologists in the country to use ASD and other closure devices for device closure of congenital and acquired cardiac defects. He also has vast experience in percutaneous opening of total aortic occlusions and in percutaneous opening of totally occluded carotids in aortoarteritis.
ResearchHe has several publications in international and national journals to his credit. He has delivered lectures in several academic meetings in India and abroad
AcademicsDr.Seshgiri Rao is a popular teacher and several of his students are successful cardiologists.