Dr. Nageswara Rao Koneti ,M D DM Cariology,Fellowship, Paediatric cardiology

Profile and Area of Expertise

Dr. Nageswara Rao Koneti is a well known Cardiologist with experience of more than 30 years. He is adept in performing complex interventional procedures such as: neonatal valvotomy, Stenting of the duct, Closure of the abnormal vessel (coronary AV fistula, Collaterals etc.) and Hybrid procedures like per-ventricular device closure etc.

He is a recipient of numerous awards which include: Highest Innovation ranking award by American College of Cardiology, “S T Achar Endowment Award” for best paper at IAP, Kolkata in 2004 and Dr YR Reddy Gold Medal for best paper presentation at IAP conference in 1993.

He has participated in various conferences, conducted workshops and delivered guest lecturers in them.

The doctor is a member of several prestigious associations including Cardiological society of India, Indian Academy of Echocardiography and Paediatric Cardiology Society of India.

Dr. Koneti takes keen interest in research and has published scientific papers in National and International journals.

Area of Expertise:

  • Neonatal and Infant cardiac surgeries
  • Complex congenital heart surgeries
  • TAPVC – Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Repair Arterial Switch
  • Single Ventricle Defects Surgery
  • ECMO Support
  • Device Closure- ASD VSD
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty – Aortic
  • PDA Device Closure
  • Aortic Valve replacement – Mechanical Valve
  • Aortic Valve replacement – Tissue Valve
  • Mitral Valve replacement – Mechanical Valve
  • Mitral Valve replacement – Tissue Valve
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • PDA Ligation
  • Arrhythmia Treatment with Ablation and Pacemakers
  • Coronary Artery Surgery
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Treatment
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • PTCA-Percutaneous Transluminal
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Aortic Stent Grafting
  • EPS-Electrophysiological
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant – Single Chamber
  • Biventricular Pacing
  • AICD
  • PTMC – Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • CRT – D (MRI Compatible)
  • CRT – D (MRI Non-Compatible)
  • CRT – P
  • Transarterial Radioembolization – TARE
  • heart disease
  • Balloon Septostomy
  • Pulmonary and Mitral
  • Fetal Echocardiogram
  • Off Pump beating CABG LV restoration
  • surgery
  • Valve Repair Replacement
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Ross Procedure
  • Cardiac Tumour Treatment
  • Aortic Dissection Repair Surgery
  • Minimal access surgeries for valves
  • ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure
  • Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • VSD Closure (Adult) Surgery
  • Heart Double Valve Replacement
  • PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant – Double Chamber
  • CRT- D Implant (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
  • Single Bypass and Valve Replacement
  • Valve Replacement
  • Congenital Heart Disorder CHD
  • Heart Bypass – Minimally Invasive CABG
  • Heart Implants
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Redo CABG
  • Angioplasty – 1 Stent
  • VP Shunting – Programmable Device
  • AV Canal repair
  • Bentall procedure
  • Cardiac OPD Procedures
  • ECG-Treadmill Test TMT
  • 24 Hour Holter Monitoring
  • Ambulatory BP Monitoring (ABPM)
  • Echocardiography with Color Doppler
  • Stress Echocardiographyn
  • Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test
  • Thallium Test – Nuclear Stress Test
  • 64 Slice CT Angiography
  • PET Scan
  • Peripheral Angiogram
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty – 2 Stent
Experience (Current Position & Previous Positions)

Current Position:

  • Senior Consultant, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad

Previous Positions:

  • Cardiac Surgeon, Safe Children Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Cardiac Surgeon, Janapareddy Hospital, Suraksha Children’s Hospital
  • Care Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Education & Certificates
  • MBBS, 1988, Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati
  • MD, 1990, Paediatrics, Kurnool medical college, Andhra Pradesh
  • DM, 1999, Cardiology, Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum, Kerala
  • Fellowship, Paediatric cardiology, Children’s hospital at Westmead, Sydney
  • Highest Innovation ranking award by American College of Cardiology
  • S T Achar Endowment Award” for best paper at IAP, Kolkata in 2004
  • Dr YR Reddy Gold Medal for best paper presentation at IAP conference in 1993
Publications & Presentations

Research papers:

  • Associated with research and has several publications to his credit in noted medical journals. These are: Retrograde trans-catheter closure of Perimembranous Ventricular Septal defects in children using ADO II: JACC
  • Retrograde trans-catheter closure of ventricular Septal defects in children using the Amplatzer Duct Occluder II, Cath Card Inv
  • Transcatheter transvenous ante-grade closure of muscular ventricular Septal defects in infants and young children
  • Symptomatic congenital Ductus Arteriosus aneurysm in neonates
  • Re-screwing of Immobilized Duct Occluder by Modified sheath in sheath technique
  • Epicardial deployment of right ventricular disk during hybrid per-ventricular device closure
  • Transcatheter Closure of Multiple Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defects with Septal Aneurysm Using Two Overlapping Amplatzer Duct Occluders II Cardiac Hydatid cyst
  • Catheter interventions for “double steal” from isolation of the sub-clavian artery associated with patent arterial duct
  • Incessant ventricular tachycardia due to multiple cardiac rhabdomyomas in an infant with Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Emergency renal artery Stenting in acute anuric renal failure in children with Takayasu’s arthritis
  • Unexpected difficulty during trans-catheter device closure of Atrial Septal defect associated with right aortic arch
  • Hybrid muscular ventricular septal defect closure: Surgeon or physician
  • Endovascular Stenting of the obstructed vertical vein in a neonate with supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous return
  • Mutational analysis of JAG1 gene in non-syndromic tetralogy of Fallot children
  • Application of the comet assay for assessment of oxidative DNA damage in circulating lymphocytes of Tetralogy of Fallot patients
  • Correction of anomalous drainage of right superior vena cava to left atrium
  • Surgical strategies for the management of multiple ventricular septal, defects
  • Outcomes of surgical closure of large, ventricular Septal defects with severe PAH in older children
  • Medium term follow-up after balloon dilatation of congenital aortic Stenosis (AVBD) in children
  • Dr.Nageswara Rao is a member of several prestigious associations including Cardiological society of India, Indian Academy of Echocardiography and Paediatric Cardiology Society of India
  • English, Telugu

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