MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Non-Invasive Cardiology (FIC), Fellowship In Interventional Cardiology
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Dr. Meeraji Rao is an Interventional Cardiologist at Continental Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences – The Heart Center. He has 25 years of Interventional Cardiology experience. He has performed more than 7000 procedures to date. He specializes in Trans-radial Angiography & Angioplasty with a special interest in Chronic Total Occlusions and device closures. He has recognition from prestigious American Professional Societies and was awarded FACC ( Fellow of American College of Cardiology) in 2000 and FSCAI (Fellow of Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions) in 2014. He trained as Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology at RCH, Melbourne, Australia in 2001 and as Fellow in preventive cardiology (World Heart Federation) in Kenya in 2002. Recently, he was on a sabbatical as a Fellow in Interventional Cardiology at AUSL9 (University of Siena) in Tuscany, Italy. He worked as an Assistant Prof. Of Cardiology at PGIMER, India and as an Associate Prof. Of Cardiology at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, India. He has served as President, Cardiology Society of India, AP Chapter, 2007 – 08. He has ample research experience and was an investigator in multiple, multinational interventional cardiology studies. Dr. Rao, until recently worked as Head of Cardiology Department at NMCSH Hospital, UAE (JCI Accredited).He speaks English, Hindi, Telugu and Punjabi.
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My father is a heart patient so we have been consulting Dr Meeraji from past 15 years, he is very nice and the best doctor, he is very friendly with the patients, we are very much satisfied with the doctor treatment and his explanation of the issue
Q: What does a Heart specialist do?
A: Heart specialists or cardiologists diagnose and treat diseses related to heart and blood vessels. They are trained to assess heart health and read electrocardiogram, etc.
Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?
A: You can visit a heart specialist if your physician refers you for symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, changes in heart beat or high blood pressure
Q: What to expect at your first visit to heart specialist?
A: A heart specialist will evaluate your medical history and risk factors for major blood vesel disease. Your heart rate, blood pressure and electrocardiogram will be obtained. You will also go through complete cardiovascular examination.
Q: How do heart-specialist check for blocked arteries?
A: Heart specialists check for blocked arteries with tests like chloesterol screening, electrocardiogram (ECG) chest X-Ray, coronary CT Scan, ultrasound, echocardiogram, and angiogram.
Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?
A: You can go to a heart specialist directly if you suspect there is a risk of genetically related heart disease in your family which means any of your blood relative had an early onset (below age of 55 for men and 65 for women). A heart specialist can help you to assess the risk factor of you getting that disease and give you treatment regarding the same.