Dr. Sameer R Rao is one of the best Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon in Bangalore and has an experience of 19 years in this field. Dr. Rao specializes in neonatal cardiac surgery, valve repairs, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, adult and pediatric cardiac surgery, and general thoracic surgery. Dr. Sameer R Rao is a Life Member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons and Life Member of Indian College of Cardiology.
Manipal Hospital HAL Airport Road
Dr. Sameer R Rao has an experience of 19 years in this field.
A 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, Marsupialization of Intramyocardial Left Anterior Descending Artery: A Novel Approach for Easy Access During Revascularization
MBBS in 1983, MS - General Surgery in 1987, MCh - Cardio-Thoracic Surgery in 1993
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Cardiothoracic surgery is concerned with the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax and above the abdomen. It generally involves the treatment of conditions of the heart, esophagus, and lungs. The surgeon who follows this field of medicine is called the cardiothoracic surgeon.
Cardiothoracic surgeons operate on conditions that occur in the organs inside the chest and in the bony structures that form the chest cavity. As well as performing surgery, they are involved in the treatment and management of the many different diseases within their specialties, such as lung cancer, tumor, and cysts, collapsed or infected lungs, and chest-wall deformities.
Cardiovascular surgery focuses on the heart and great vessels while general thoracic surgery treats diseases of the lungs, esophagus, mediastinum, and chest walls. Cardiothoracic surgeons operate on the organs in the thorax which are heart, lungs, esophagus and great vessels.
The major subspecialties of cardiothoracic are cardiac, thoracic and congenital.