Memberships, Fellowships, Awards, and Affiliations
Member, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (2013).
International member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Chicago, IL, USA. (1999).
Fellow of American College of Surgeons. (Thor1997).
Member, The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (2007).
Elected member of Denton A. Cooley, Cardiovascular Surgical Society, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. (December 1992).
Member, Asian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (2007).
Member, International Advisory Board of Asian Cardiovascular & 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).
Fellow of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons.
Founder member and Fellow of Indian College of Cardiology, Bangalore.
Recipient of 2000MillenniumMedalofHonorawardedbyAmericanBiographical Institute, Inc. Raleigh, NC, USA (1998).
Guest reviewer for The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, Cardiology and Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Indian Heart Journal.
Founder, Cardiac Surgical Forum, Hyderabad (2004).
He was awarded Andhra Pradesh Scientist Award-2007 by the A.P. State Council of Science and Technology.
He is currently working as an Assistant Editor, Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
He is also working as a Section Editor, Cardiothoracic Surgery of Indian Heart Journal.
Guest Faculty for National Conferences
National Faculty-Cardiology update in clinics 2014. Surgical anatomy of the mitral valve and aortic valve. Chennai, 14th -16th March 2014.
National Faculty – Preservation of Annulo-papillary Continuity in Mitral Surgery, National Continuing Medical Education organized by Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons held at Chennai, August 2013.
National Faculty - Radial artery: the controversial conduit for CABG IACTS CTCME 2012 held at Nizam`s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad Nov 2012.
Faculty, Advanced Cardiovascular Solutions INDIA 2012, August 3rd - 5th 2012.
Faculty, IACTS Techno College Held at Ahmadabad May 5th and 6th 2012.
National Continuing Medical Education organized by Indian Association of Cardiovascular - Thoracic Surgeons held at New Delhi, November 2005.
National Continuing Medical Education organized by Indian Association of Cardiovascular - Thoracic Surgeons held at Hyderabad, August 2005.
VI Annual Conference of South Asian Society for Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis held at Hyderabad, Oct 2004.
National Continuing Medical Education organized by Indian Association of Cardiovascular - Thoracic Surgeons held at Chennai, May 2004.
Annual Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation held at Hyderabad, 2003.
International Workshop on Mitral Valve Repair Procedures held at Hyderabad, August 2003.