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John Santosh Murala, MD $$

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Christian Medical College and Hospital (1993)
Christian Medical College, Vellore (1993), Cardiothoracic Surgery
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (2004), Cardiothoracic Surgery
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (2000), General Surgery
University of Michigan (2017), Congenital Cardiac 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
Graduate School
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2021)
Johns Hopkins University (2021)

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
    • Levosimendan for patients with impaired left ventricular function undergoing cardiac surgery. Tokuda Y, Grant PW, Wolfenden HD, Manganas C, Lyon WJ, Murala JS Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery 2006 Jun 5 3 322-6
    • Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery in adults. Murala JS, Sankar MN, Agarwal R, Golla PN, Nayar PG, Cherian KM Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals 2006 Feb 14 1 38-42
    • Anomalous left coronary artery arising from the left pulmonary artery, aortic coarctation, and a large ventricular septal defect. Murala JS, Cooper S, Duffy B, Matbah N, Argent E, Nunn G The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2006 Apr 131 4 911-2
    • Massive hematemesis in a child with undiagnosed aortic coarctation and mycotic aneurysm. Grant P, Murala JS, Kolli R, Numa A, Awad J, Dilley AV The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2006 Dec 132 6 1482-3
  • 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

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