Dr Raghavendra Chikatoor

Dr Raghavendrra Chikatoor

Department: Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

Designation: HOD and Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Department of CTVS and Transplant Surgery

Qualification: MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Cardio Thoracic Surgery)

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Dr Raghavendrra Chikatoor has a rich experience of 22+ years in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. He is currently working as HOD and Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon in the Department of CTVS and Transplant Surgery at BGS Gleneagles Global Hospital, Kengeri.

Having been a meritorious student throughout, he cleared his MS in General Surgery in 1998, securing two gold medals. After completing MCh in CVTS in 2004 from Sion Hospital, Mumbai, he worked as a lecturer until 2008 and then moved to BARTS & The London NHS Trust, UK, to fine-tune his skills.


22+ Years of experience
  • Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Miller’s Road, Bangalore
  • Director of Cardiac Sciences and Senior Cardio-thoracic Surgeon at People Tree Hospitals, Bangalore
  • Consultant Cardio-thoracic Surgeon,Apollo Hospital, Bannerghatta Road
  • Associate Professor at Jayadeva Institute, Bangalore

Areas of Interest

  • Off Pump CABG
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Paediatric Heart Surgery for Congenital Heart Diseases
  • Heart Transplant
  • Lung Transplant

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