Dr. K. Sarat Chandra
He is a Top Cardiologist in Hyderabad. He is currently working as a Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist in the Department of Cardiology at Virinchi Hospitals – The Top Cardiology Hospital in Hyderabad. He has more than 35 years of experience in interventional cardiology. Dr. Chandra was Editor of Indian Heart Journal – the prestigious Cardiology Journal of India from 2012 to 2014. He was also the President of the Cardiological Society of India at the national level in 2018.
Dr. Sarat Chandra has performed thousands of interventional procedures to date. He specializes in treating advanced cardiovascular diseases with special interest and expertise in interventional cardiology–coronary angioplasty and stenting. He is one of the top interventional cardiologists in Hyderabad. Prior to joining Virinchi Hospital, he worked as a Consultant Cardiologist in Hyderabad in the Department of Cardiology at Apollo Hospitals and at Indo US Superspeciality Hospital, Hyderabad, respectively. Dr. Chandra has also worked as an Assistant Prof. of Cardiology in the Department of Cardiology at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. He has been performing coronary angioplasties for the last 30 years. Dr. Chandra has a special interest in rotablator which is an advanced technique for treating cases of coronary artery disease with lots of calcification. He also has experience and expertise in mitral valvuloplasty and various other procedures – including the one that has of late become increasingly popular, that is, TAVR (Transcatheter aortic valve replacement). It is also called TAVI (Transcatheter aortic valve implantation).
The top cardiologist in Hyderabad, Dr. Sarat Chandra treats the following conditions: Atherosclerosis, Coronary artery disease (CAD), Heart Attack, Heart valve disease (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, Pulmonic), Peripheral arterial disease/peripheral vascular disease, Chronic angina/chest pain, Unstable angina, Acute Myocardial infarction, Ischemic cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and Cardiogenic shock.
Dr. Sarat Chandra served as President, Cardiological Society of India, AP Chapter in the year 2001 – 2002 and also, as a Co-Editor for the journal “Specialist in Cardiology” –published from Bangalore on recent advances in cardiology.
Dr. Chandra served as Editor on Indian Editorial Board for the South Asian Edition of FEIGENBAUM’S ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (7TH EDITION) Published by Wolters Kluwer in the Year 2010. He has ample research experience and was an investigator in multiple, multinational interventional cardiology studies.
For his outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Dr. Sarat Chandra received the “Lifetime achievement award” by World Congress on Clinical, Preventive & Geriatric Cardiology during its annual congress held in 2009 at New Delhi, India. He has also been awarded the “Vaidya Siromani” award by Thyagaraja Gana Sabha for being the top cardiologist in Hyderabad Telangana.
Dr. Sarat Chandra received the most prestigious APJ Abdul Kalam Award.
Dr. Sarat Chandra has been recently awarded the Dr. Abdul Kalam award for being the eminent medical person on 20th March 2021 for the year 2020 at a function at Hitex City, Hyderabad.
He speaks English, Hindi, and Telugu.
- MBBS, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam
• M.D. (Medicine), PGI, Chandigarh
• Registrar (MED), PGI, Chandigarh
• D.M. (Cardiology), PGI, Chandigarh
• Cardiological Society of India
• Indian College of Cardiology
• Founder member of “CAD”
(Coronary Artery Disease in India a forum consisting of many Senior
Cardiologists in India and abroad)
• American College of Cardiology
• Association of Physicians of India
• Indian Medical Association
• Cadaver Transplantation Advisory Committee – Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad
Dr. Sarat Chandra Performs TAVR
Dr. Sarat Chandra is the top cardiologist in Hyderabad to perform TAVR. He has successfully performed the first Hydra Aortic Valve Implantation Procedure on a 74-year-old lady in Hyderabad
According to Dr. Sarat Chandra TAVR using Novel Hydra Valve Implant is the best for Aortic Stenosis Treatment. The procedure was a huge success as the old lady recovered well after being discharged from the hospital.
Dr. Sarat Chandra says – emergency situations come suddenly and drastically hit middle-class families. Many people remain clueless under tremendous emotional and financial stress.
The use of newer technologies like Hydra Valve – a newer generation implantable valve comes to the rescue of such grief-hit families.