Doctor Profile

Dr. Thiagaraja Murthy MS.,FRCS.,

20 Years Of Experience

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

MON- SAT | 08:00 AM – 4:00PM

Experience Since MBBS:

MBBS 1993 Coimbatore Medical College, India

MS General Surgery, University of Pune, India 1997,

FRCS General Surgery,Glasgow 1998.

FRCS in Cardiothoracic Surgery Oct 2004

Work Experience:

SHO Cardiothoracic Surgery, Bristol Royal Infirmary,UK 1998-99

Registrar, Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Edinburgh, UK.1999-2000

Specialist Registrar, Thoracic Surgery, Norwich, UK. 2000

Specialist Registrar, Thoracic Surgery, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, UK 2000.

Specialist Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK 2001.

Specialist Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry, UK, 2002.

Specialist Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent.UK 2003-2004

Senior Registrar in Aortic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham, UK 2005

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Frontier Lifeline, International Centre for Cardiothoracic Surgery.2005/06

Current position:

Chief CT surgeon post in Ramakrishna Hospital Coimbatore,India.

Chief Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Billroth hospital, Chennai. From 2006 to 2016

Performed over 5000 adult cardiac surgeries.

Personal interest:

1.Minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS)- Valve replacement, congenital, Bypass surgeries

2.Beating heart surgery, Total arterial revascularization- one of the few surgeons in the city performing Total arterial revascularization with LIMA-RIMA Y graft

3.Aortic surgery

4.Lung cancer surgery and VATS

5.MICS- Minimally invasive cardiac surgery

Conducted Audits in the NHS (National Health Service, UK) while working in the major university hospitals in cardiothoracic surgery.

International publications: over 10 international publications in major cardiothoracic journals.

1: Codispoti M, Sundaramoorthi T, Saad RA, Reid A, Sinclair C, Mankad P.

Optimal myocardial protection strategy for coronary artery bypass grafting

without cardioplegia: prospective randomised trial.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2006 Jun;5(3):217-21. Epub 2006 Jan 12.

PMID: 17670550 [PubMed]


2: Vaidyanathan RK, Byalal JR, Sundaramoorthi T, Sankar NM, Thomas JM, Meenakshi

NA, Cherian KM.

Rapidly progressive coronary ostial stenosis after aortic valve replacement in

relapsing polychondritis.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Jun;131(6):1395-6. No abstract available.

PMID: 16733177 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]


3: Vaidyanathan KR, Sundaramoorthi T, Byalal JR, Krishnan GS, Sankar MN, Cherian

SM, Cherian KM.

Lower extremity compartment syndrome after off-pump aortocoronary bypass.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 May;131(5):1173-4. No abstract available.

PMID: 16678609 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]


4: Sundaramoorthi T, Hashim S, Dillon P, Ramachandra R, Collins FJ, Rosin MD.

An unusual cause of breathlessness after lobectomy for lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Jul;78(1):e13-4.

PMID: 15223490 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]


5: Ascione R, Williams S, Lloyd CT, Sundaramoorthi T, Pitsis AA, Angelini GD.

Reduced postoperative blood loss and transfusion requirement after beating-heart

coronary operations: a prospective randomized study.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Apr;121(4):689-96.

PMID: 11279409 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]


6: Sundaramoorthi T, Behranwala AA, Codispoti M, Mankad PS.

Asymptomatic congenital oesophageal cyst infiltrating the lung: an unusual


Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2000 Jul;18(1):117-9.

PMID: 10869950 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]


7.Thiagarajamurthy S, Levine A, Dunning J. Does prophylactic tranexamic acid safely reduce bleeding without increasingthrombotic complications in patients undergoing cardiac surgery?Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2004 Sep;3(3):489-94.PMID: 17670294 [PubMed]

20 Years Of Experience
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