Dr. C. Raghu

Clinical Director & Senior Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. C. Raghu

Dr. C. Raghu

MD, DM, FACC, FESC, FSCAI Level 2 Master in Structural Heart Interventions-Pisa University

Department: Cardiology
Designation: Clinical Director & Senior Interventional Cardiologist
Years Of Experience: 25
Location: Secunderabad
Languages: Telugu, English, Hindi
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Dr. C. Raghu is the Clinical Director & Senior Interventional Cardiologist at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • Jan 2020: Structural Heart Interventions, Level II Master’s Course Sant’Anna University, Pisa, Italy
  • 2020: Effective Writing for Healthcare Certificate Course, Harvard University
  • Feb 2001: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud (ICPS), Paris
  • 1996-1998: DM Cardiology, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
  • 1992-1994: MD Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • 1985-1991: MBBS, Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Indiaz
  • Currently working as a Clinical Director & Senior Interventional Cardiologist at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.
  • 2007-2023: Cardiologist and Director, Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad, India
  • 2003-2007: Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
  • 2001-2002: Fellow Interventional Cardiology, Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Paris, France
  • 2000-2001: Cardiologist, Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, India
  • 1999-2000: Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
  • 1995-1998: Senior Resident, Department of Cardiology, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
  • 1992-1994: Junior Resident in Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Services offeredServices offered
  • Structural Heart Interventions
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair (TEER)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR)
  • Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO)
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
  • Device Closure for ASD, VSD, PDA
  • Coronary Interventions
  • Complex High-Risk Indicated Procedure Angioplasty (CHIP)
  • Chronic Total Occlusion Angioplasty
  • Left Main and Bifurcation Angioplasty
  • Heart Failure Therapies
  • Management of Complex Heart Failure with Multiple Comorbidities (Devices and Pacemaker Therapies)
  • Vascular Interventions
  • Revascularization of Lower Limb Arteries (Acute and Chronic)
  • Venous Interventions
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Transcatheter Embolectomy
  • Venous Stent Placement
  • Permacath Insertion
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Complex Cardiac Problems (Medical and Device)
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
  • American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (FSCAI)
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Ananya A, Raghu C, Umar H. Journey of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Severe to Moderate Aortic Stenosis. Is it heading towards mild aortic stenosis? Cardiology Update 2021; Chapter 82.
  • Raghu C, Nehru M, Sreedevi UC, Chellan G. Critical limb ischemia – Preventing needless amputations; RSSDI 2016. Jaypee Brothers.
  • Raghu C. Interventions through the upper limb approach. State of the art angioplasty 2016; Ed Hiremath JS. Jaypee Brothers.
  • Raghu C, Louvard Y. Transradial approach for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting in the treatment of chronic mesenteric ischemia. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2004 Apr; 6: 450-4.
  • Raghu C, Loubeyre C, Obadia E, Morice MC. Primary angioplasty in CADASIL. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.2003; 59: 235-9.
  • Cherukupalli R, Oruganti SS, Pannala KL, Damera SR. Rupture of sinus of valsalva aneurysm and coronary arteriovenous fistula. J Assoc Physicians India. 1999; 47: 12-5.
  • Raghu C, Peddeswara Rao P, Seshagiri Rao D. Protective effect of intravenous magnesium in acute myocardial infarction following thrombolytic therapy. Int J Cardiol. 1999;7: 209-15
  • Misra A, Cherukupalli R, Reddy KS, Mohan A, Bajaj JS. Hyperinsulinemia and dyslipidemia in non-obese, normotensive offspring of hypertensive parents in Northern India. Blood Press. 1998; 7:286-90.
  • Oruganti SS, Cherukupalli R, Pannala KL, Damera SR. Arrhythmogenic Right ventricular dysplasia. Circulation. 1999; 99(17): E8
  • Sai Satish O, Raghu C, Ramachandra VS, Reddy GR, Kapardhi PL, Rao DS. Anomalous origins of right coronary and left anterior descending coronary arteries: angiographic profiles. J Assoc Physicians India. 2000; 48:256-7
  • Satish OS, Raghu C, Lakshmi V, Rao DS. Routine screening for HIV and Hepatitis B in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization: the need to make it mandatory. Indian Heart J. 1999 May-Jun; 51(3): 285-8
  • Satish OS, Raghu C, Kapardhi PL, and Rao DS. A family with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia. Indian Heart J. 1999; 51(2): 200-2
  • Raghu C, Rao PP, Kumar AV, Kapardhi PL, Rao DS, Kumar PV, Jaishankar S. Safety of thrombolytic therapy following acute myocardial infarction in patients above 65 years. Indian Heart J. 1998; 50: 163-5.
  • Handa R, Wali JP, Singh RI, Modi G, Cherukupalli R, Ahluwalia G, Sood R, Meena HS. Albright’s hereditary osteodystrophy with hypoparathyroidism. J Assoc Physicians India. 1996; 44:143-4
  • Handa R, Cherukupalli R, Agarwal S, Mukhopadhyaya S, Gupta R, Sood R, Meena HS, Wali JP. Abdominal pain in a young girl. Postgrad Med J. 1996; 72:123-5.
  • Gunasekaran S, Cherukupalli R. Radial Artery perforation and its management during PCI. J Invasive Cardiol. 2009; 21(2): E24-6.
  • Davis S, Raghu C. Trans Catheter Closure of Peri-membranous Ventricular Septal Defects with Cocoon Ductal Occluder Devices. Amer J Cardio. 109; 7: S25; April 2012
  • Raghu C, Miro S, Movva S, Patil P, Gajiwala N, Thakkar A, Double Intervention in Single Sitting: Percutaneous Device Closure and Permanent Pacemaker Implantation in a patient with Atrial Septal Defect. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2014, 5, 1311-1315
  • Davis S, George T, Sharma AB, Raghu C. High Risk PAMI. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 67(16); 57 April 2016
  • Davis S, Sharma AB, Raghu C. Stent the LAD Kiss the Circumflex. 2014; Journal of the American College of Cardiology 63: S95.
  • Raghu C, Sengottuvelu G, Mukharjee MSS, Bhambhani A. Trans radial primary angioplasty. Indian Heart Journal 2008; 60;72-5.
  • Sengottuvelu G, Raghu C. Technical tips to handle challenging cases by radial approach-case reports. Indian Heart Journal 2008; 60: 60-6
  • Louvard Y, Patel T, Raghu C, Sengottuvelu G. Trans radial approach for interventions. Indian Heart Journal 2008; 60: 10-14.
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • Second Best Research Paper at the Cardiological Society of India Meeting 2021-Machine Learning Models for the Diagnosis of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Andreas Gruntzig Award for the Best Chronic Total Occlusion Angioplasty Case at the Fourth Indo Japan CTO Meet, Kochi 2016
  • Best Peripheral Angioplasty Case Award at the 7th Asia Pacific Vascular Society Meeting, New Delhi 2015
  • Best Young Interventionalist Award at the Singapore Live 2007, 1st Prize
  • Sri Krishna Memorial Gold Medal for the Best Research Work for the year 1999 at the CSI-AP Chapter Meet, Hyderabad
  • Smt. Kirpal Kaur Memorial Medal, awarded in 1992 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for being most compassionate towards patients

Frequently asked questions   FAQ'S

  1. 1. Why do patients frequently visit Dr. C. Raghu?

    Patients visit Dr. C. Raghu to receive treatment for various cardiovascular diseases.

  2. 2. What is Dr. C. Raghu's educational qualification?

    Dr. C. Raghu holds the following qualifications: MD, DM, FACC, FESC, FSCAI, Level 2 Master in Structural Heart Interventions-Pisa University.

  3. 3. What does Dr. C. Raghu specialise in?

    Dr. C. Raghu is a Clinical Director & Senior Interventional Cardiologist who specialises in the treatment and management of complex cardiac problems.

  4. 4. Where does Dr. C. Raghu practice?

    Dr. C. Raghu practices at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.

  5. 5. How can I book Dr. C. Raghu’s appointment?

    You can schedule an appointment with Dr. C. Raghu for both an Online Video Consultation and an OPD Consultation by visiting his profile on Yashoda Hospitals.

  6. 6. How many years of experience does Dr. C. Raghu have?

    Dr. C. Raghu has over 25 years of experience as an Interventional Cardiologist.

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