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Dr. Sameer R Rao

Dr. Sameer R Rao

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery




Cardiothoracic Surgeon


19 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sameer R Rao is a Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. He completed his MBBS and MS in General Surgery from Nagpur University, M.Ch in CTVS from Christian Medical College, Vellore, and he also holds a Fellowship from St. Vincents Hospital, Sydney. With a wide spectrum of surgical experience spanning over a career of more than two decades, Dr. Rao specializes in neonatal cardiac surgery, valve repairs, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, adult and paediatric cardiac surgery, and general thoracic surgery. Using his diverse experience, he treats conditions like coronary artery diseases, rheumatic heart diseases, degenerative valvular diseases, congenital heart diseases, heart failure treatment, thoracic procedures, aortic diseases, and peripheral vascular diseases. Dr. Sameer R Rao is a Life Member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons and Life Member of Indian College of Cardiology.

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Old Airport Road, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital


98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore

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+ 16

Mon - Sat

09:00 - 05:00

Max. 30 mins wait + Verified details

Awards and Recognitions

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Wide spectrum of Surgical Experience for more than 2 decades
MRS Menon Gold Medal For the best outgoing student in Cardio Thoracic Surgery, KMC Manipal
PUBLICATIONSInferior Mesenteric artery as a free conduit for myocardial revascularization J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg , 1997 : 113 : 210-1
Marsupialization of Intramyocardial Left Anterior Descending Artery: A Novel Approach for Easy Access During Revascularization
A Rare Case of Calcified Right Ventricular Mass, Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia July 2004 Volume 7, Number 2di a Aspergillus Niger Causing


MBBS - Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur, 1983
MS - General Surgery - Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur, 1987
MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery - Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 1993


Life member of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons
Life member of Indian College of Cardiology
Wide spectrum of Surgical Experience for more than 2 decade


Consultant at Manipal Hospital, HAL Airport Road
2010 - 2013 Cardiac Surgery,Senior Consultant at Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals, Bangalore
Cardiac Surgery,Senior Consultant at Global Hospital
Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiopulmonary Transplantation,Fellow at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia(January 2001 to January 2002)
Cardiac Surgery & Heart Transplant,Senior Consultant at Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bomm


59632 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship - St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 1995
Fellowship - Intercollegiate MRCS I & II, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, 1998
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