Dr Raviraju Chigullapally

Dr Raviraju Chigullapally


Sr. Consultant Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgeon

Experience : 7+ Years

Timings : 10 AM - 5 PM


Medicover Out Patient Center,
HUDA Techno Enclave, HITEC City,
Hyderabad, Telangana 500081


About Doctor :

Expertise :

  • Beating heart bypass surgery in low EF
  • Beating heart bypass surgery in calcified coronaries
  • Beating heart bypass surgery total arterial revascularisation
  • Mitral valve repair/ replacements
  • Aortic valve repairs/ replacements
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Aortic aneurysm and Aortic dissection repairs
  • Congenital or Adult heart defects closure
  • Thoracic surgery VATS/OPEN
  • Intracardiac repairs
  • ECMO

Past Experience :

  • Associate Consultant in Cardiothoracic And vascular Surgery.Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Institute Hyderabad, India(2017 -2019)
  • Consultant in Cardiothoracic And vascular Surgery.Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Institute Hyderabad, India(2020)
  • Consultant in Cardiothoracic And vascular Surgery.Apollo spectra Hospitals hyderabad india (2021)
  • Consultant and head of the department in Cardiothoracic And vascular Surgery in Srikara group of hospitals (2021-2022)
  • Senior consultant and head of the department cardiothoracic and vascular surgery in Omega hospitals gachibowli hyderabad india (2023)
  • Visiting consultant in Wellness hospitals, matlis hospitals (2023)

Publications :

  • "Anomalous left pulmonary artery: rare case, uncertain embryology and off-pump approach" Rajanbabu, B.B. & Chigullapally, R. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12055-018-0770-8
  • "The effect of distal pulmonary obstruction or elevated atrial pressures on pulmonary flow and pulmonary vascular disease: A mathematical flow circuit analogy model-based analysis" Balram Babu Rajanbabu, M.Ch; Raviraju Chigullapally, M.B.B.S - Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12055-019-00816-z
  • To study the right minithoracotomy technique for mitral valve replacement, focusing on its efficacy and safety. Dr. Sudheer Gandrakota, Dr. Ch Raviraju. International Journal of Life Sciences Biotechnology and Pharma Research Vol. 11, No. 2, Apr- June 2022
  • To investigate mitral valvular heart disease at tertiary care centres. Sudheer Gandrakota, Ch Raviraju. Journal of Advanced Medical and Dental Sciences Research |Vol. 7|Issue 1| January 2019
  • Published article in cardiology update CSI book 2017 "Short term ventricular assist devices as a bridge to recovery or decision."
  • A presentation on the "Role of post-operative biomarkers FABP in predicting myocardial injury in off and on pump CABG patients and comparing them for myocardial injury."
  • Paper presentation in IACTS2014 regarding our experience with bentalls surgery.
  • Poster presentation at ASCTVS 2019 regarding our experience with LAD endarterectomy

Awards & Achievements :

  • Credited and recognized amongst his peers as the first in the country to start independent practice at very young age ,Under his leadership has established srikara group of hospitals and vinn hospital , Omega hospitals Hyderabad as cardiac surgery centre
  • First in Hyderabad to start fast track in cardiac surgery where patient stay in hospital less than 4 days after surgery
  • Honoured with the APJ abdul kalam award in health and medical excellence in 2023
  • Operated tracheal repair first if its kind in india ,Transported Nigerian Indian from Nigeria in air ambulance (16hr)APOLLO spectra hospitals (2021)

Languages :

  • English
  • తెలుగు
  • हिन्दी