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Dr.Meeraji Rao D

Dr.Meeraji Rao D

MBBS,Compulsory Rotatory Internship,Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Internal Medicine,Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Cardiology,Fellow in Cardiology,Fellow in Interventional Cardiology


25 years experience

Dr. Meeraji Rao is a 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 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. You can book an instant appointment with Dr. Meeraji Rao D on

  • Gachibowli, Hyderabad

    Continental Hospitals

    Plot Number 3, Road Number 2, IT and Financial District, Nanakramguda Landmark : Near Hyatt Hyderabad Hotel Gachibowli, Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh, 500035

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    Mon - Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM

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  • MBBS - Kurnool Medical College- 1980
  • Compulsory Rotatory Internship - GGH- Kurnool- Andhra Pradesh.- 1981
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Internal Medicine - PGIMER-Chandigarh- 1984
  • Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Cardiology - PGIMER-Chandigarh- 1987
  • Fellow in Cardiology - Royal children’s hospital- Melbourne- Victoria.- 2001
  • Fellow in Interventional Cardiology - Ospidale Misericordiae- Grosseto- Italy- 2014


  • Cardiologist
  • Interventional Cardiologist
  • Pediatric Cardiologist
  • Vascular Cardiologist

Awards and Recognitions

  • Published 24 extracts & one original article in national medical journals. -

  • Participated in national registries of India : CREAT & INDEX -

  • Participated in OASIS II registry by Prof Salim Yousef. -

  • Investigator in the multinational interventional trials such as SHINE- SEPIA- TIMI25 conducted by Prof Eugene Braunwald and Prof Eric Topol. -


  • Life member
  • Cardiological Society of India.
  • Life member
  • Paediatric Cardiac Society of India.
  • Fellow
  • Indian College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions


  • (9)2010 - 2014-Specialist Cardiologist & Head- Dept of Cardiology at JCI- NMC specialty Hospital- UAE
  • 2004 - 2010-Senior Consultant Cardiologist & Head of Cardiology: at Yashoda Hospital
  • 2002 - 2004-Consultant & Director cardiac cath Lab at Medwin Hospitals
  • 1996 - 2002-Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital- Male'- Republic of Maldives
  • 1995 - 1996-Consultant Cardiologist at Medwin Hospitals
  • 1993 - 1995-Associate Professor of Cardiology: at NIMS
  • 1990 - 1993-Assistant Professor of Cardiology at PGIMER
  • 1988 - 1990-Specialist Cardiologist at Qatif Central Hospital- Saudi Arabia
  • 1987 - 1988-Cardiologist at BHEL- General Hospital


  • 13797-Andhra Pradesh Medical Council- 1981
  • TMR 051-Maldives Medical Council-
  • Specific-Medical practitioner’s board of Victoria- Australia-- 2001
  • GD10333-Specialist in Cardiovascular disease by HAAD- 2009
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