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Dr. Raghu C - Best Cardiologist in Hyderabad

Dr. Raghu C

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Cardiology)

Heart Specialist

About Dr. Raghu

Dr. Raghu is a heart specialist in Hyderabad and consultant cardiologist at Aster Prime Hospital. He has completed MBBS from Guntur Medical College, Guntur in 1990 and MD in General Medicine from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1994. Later, in 1998, Dr. Raghu obtained DM in Cardiology from Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad in 1998.

Dr. Raghu is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Physicians of India, Cardiological Society of India (CSI), Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Foundation, and Asia Pacific Society for Interventional Cardiology.

Work experience

Dr. Raghu is the best cardiologist in Hyderabad and started his career as an Assistant Professor Cardiology at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences between 1999 to 2000. Later he was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist at Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Malakpet between 2000 to 2001. He joined fellowship for Interventional Cardiology at CPS from Paris between 2001 to 2002. He was also appointed at Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda as a consultant cardiologist and director at cath lab between 2002 to 2007.

Area of expertise

His areas of expertise are cardiac catheterisation, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (Icds), patent ductus arteriosus device closure, balloon mitral valvuloplasty, complex angioplasty procedures (performed more than 13,000 angioplasties), trans-radial coronary angiography (performed nearly 30,000 procedures), post bypass graft angioplasty, rotablation angioplasty for complex cases, non-surgical closure of ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus, stent procedure for aortic aneurysm and dissection, renal denervation for resistant hypertension novel therapy for hypertension, pacemaker implantation-single chamber, dual chamber, implantable cardioverter defibrillator for ventricular tachycardia, cardiac-resynchronization therapy for heart failure, carotid, subclavian, mesenteric & celiac, renal arteries’ stenting, lower limb angioplasty – stenting for claudication and gangrene, Below knee angioplasty, and scientific and empathic decision making for complex cardiovascular situations.         

 Awards and achievements

  • Dr Raghu has won many recognition for his achievements in Interventional Cardiologist as Best Young Interventional Cardiologist (Less than 40 years) in 2007 at Singapore Live based on a competitive evaluation of angioplasties performed.

  • As a general Cardiologist: Sri Krishna Memorial Gold Medal for the best clinical research work compassionate resident towards his patients in 1992 at the All India Institute of medical sciences

  • Public Health Education on cardiac ailments Best health analyst award in 2008 for Electronic Media Awards

  • Rising Star Award under Cardiology Category by the Times of India in 2017