Dr. Lokeswara Rao Sajja-Cardio Thoracic Surgeon in Hyderabad

Dr. Lokeswara Rao Sajja


Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Professional Statement

Dr. Lokeshwara Rao Sajja is a very senior, and leading Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgeon in India with more than 3 decades of experience in the surgical management of many types of heart disease. Dr. Lokeshwara Rao Sajja did his MBBS from Guntur Medical College, Guntur, and his MS General Surgery from JIPMER, Ponicherry. He then did MCh in Cardiothoracic Surgery from AIIMS, and later obtained Fellowship in Cardio Vascular Surgery at the Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA, and a Fellowship at the American College of Surgeons in Cardiothoracic Surgery. His illustrious career included working at prestigious institutes such as JIPMER, AIIMS, Madras Medical Mission, and he has also received many national awards and international nominations for his work related to cardiothoracic surgery and bypass graft operations. He has been an active member of many societies and organizations including the American Association of Thoracic Surgery, European Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, and Asian Society for Cardio Vascular Surgery. Dr. Lokeshwara Rao Sajja is currently the Incharge Director and Senior Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgery at Star Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.

  • Cardio Thoracic Surgeon / CT Surgeon
  • MBBS - Guntur Medical College - 1980 - Guntur
  • MS - General Surgery - JIPMER - 1986 - Pondicherry
  • MCh - Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery - AIIMS - 1989 - New Delhi
  • Fellowship in Cardio Vascular Surgery - Texas Heart Institute - 1992 - Houston, USA
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons (Thoracic Surgery) - 1997 - USA
  • Junior Resident Department of Surgery JIPMER - Pondicherry - 1983 - 1986
  • Senior Resident Department of Surgeon JIPMER - Pondicherry - 1986 - 1986
  • Senior Resident Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery JIPMER - Pondicherry - 1986 - 1986
  • Senior Resident Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery AIIMS - New Delhi - 1986 - 1990
  • Senior Registrar Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Apollo Hospital - 1990 - 1991
  • Junior Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Apollo Hospital - 1991 - 1991
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon Apollo Hospital - 1993 - 1996
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon Citi Cardiac Research Centre - Vijayawada - 1996 - 1999
  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Madras Medical Mission - Chennai - 1999 - 2000
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon Medwin Hospitals - 2000 - 2001
  • Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon CARE Hospital - 2001 - 2008
  • Head of the DNB Program Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery CARE Hospital - 2005 - 2008
  • Head of the DNB Program Cardiothoracic Surgery STAR Hospitals - 2011 - 2013
  • Incharge Director and Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon Star Hospitals - Banjara Hills - 2008 - Currently Working
  • 13711 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council 1981
Awards and Recognitions
  • Andhra Pradesh Scientist Award - 2007 by A.P. State Council of Science and Technology.
  • Conducted First Indian Survey on Use of “Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting during CABG in India”.
  • Elected in May 2013 as an Active Member in the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)
  • Delivered Dr.C.S.Sadasivan Memorial Oration at 60th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons held at Kovalam- Trivandrum- from 20th – 23rd Feb 2014 on "The Journey of Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease in India: Adoption- Customization and Innovation".
  • Nominated for Techno-College Innovation Award of European Association - Cardiothoracic Surgery 2012
  • Member American Association for Thoracic Surgery - 2013
  • International member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Chicago IL USA -1999
  • Member The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery - 2007
  • Elected member of Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society Houston Texas U.S.A - 1992
  • Member - Asian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery - 2007
  • Member International Advisory Board of Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2002
  • Member of Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia
  • Member - Executive Committee of Indian Association of Cardiovascular –Thoracic Surgeons 2004-2007
  • Member Executive Committee of the Heart failure Society of India - 2007
  • Founder member and Fellow of Indian College of Cardiology Bangalore

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Road. No. 10

Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

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