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John Santosh Kumar Murala, MD $$

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English,
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Christian Medical College and Hospital (1993)
Internship
Christian Medical College, Vellore (1993), Cardiothoracic Surgery
Residency
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (2004), Cardiothoracic Surgery
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (2000), General Surgery
Fellowship
University of Michigan (2017), Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Birmingham Children's Hospital (2013), Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Mater Children's Hospital (2011), Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Children's Hospital at Westmead (2007), Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Departments and Programs

Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Research Interests

    • Advanced Cardiac Therapies
    • Lung Transplant Surgery
    • Heart Transplant Surgery
    • Adult Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Publications

    • Porcine small intestine submucosa cylinder valve for mitral and tricuspid valve replacement. Murala JSK, Sassalos P, Owens ST, Ohye RG The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2017 Apr
  • Professional Activities

    • Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (2003), Member
    • World Society of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (2007), Founding member
    • Pediatric Cardiac Society of India (2008), Member
    • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2016), International member
  • Awards and Honors

    • Certificate of honor in General Surgery, ENT, Community medicine and Pathology