360° Diagnostics

Dedicated to providing multidisciplinary medical care and backed by state-of-the-art facilities


Cardiac Science involves analysing known and suspected heart disease. We aim to treat our patients with Expertise, Care and Total Commitment using the latest innovations and techniques making us the best cardiology hospital in Hyderabad. Our goal is to provide patients with exceptional care for heart disorders including crucial diagnosis, monitoring, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. We strive to deliver the best in terms of medical expertise and research, thereby providing a unique experience to our patients and their families. The Institute is composed of some very dedicated and diligent Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Paediatric Cardiologists/Surgeons and Interventional Radiologists. Our interdisciplinary approach means each patient receives the attention of a team of specialists working together to determine the best option for the patient. The hospital gives patients as well as referring physicians across the region, access to this seamless and comprehensive approach to care.


The Cardiology Department of STAR Hospitals imparts exceptional quality care, excellent treatment and improved quality of life for our patients. Our cardiologists diagnose, treat and manage common and rare heart conditions, the symptoms of which are:

  • Chest pain
  • Chest Pressure
  • Shortness of breath or breathlessness
  • Palpitations
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Swelling of feet
  • High blood pressure
  • Speech difficulties
  • Vision changes


Star Hospitals offers a full range of services in every subspecialty of cardiovascular diseases, including:

  • Outpatient department and clinical cardiology.
  • Non-invasive imaging facilities including echocardiogram (3D and tissue doppler), stress testing, CT coronary angio and cardiac MRI.
  • Cardiac catheterization studies.
  • Primary Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Arrhythmia diagnosis and treatment
  • Trans radial Coronary Interventions
  • Complex Coronary Interventions like Bifurcation Lesions, Chronic Total Occlusions, Ostial Lesions, Multi-vessel Complex Angioplasty and Post Bypass Graft Interventions
  • Balloon Valvotomies
  • FFR and IFR tests for borderline coronary lesions
  • Intracoronary imaging, IVUS and OCT
  • Carotid, Renal and Peripheral Interventions
  • Device Closure of ASD, VSD and PDA
  • Endovascular aneurysm repair of abdominal and thoracic aorta (EVAR and TEVAR)
  • Permanent pacemaker implantations (including MRI compatible pacemaker)
  • Electrophysiology studies and Radio frequency ablation (EPS + RFA)
  • Automated intracardiac defibrillator implantation (AICD)
  • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy for weak hearts (CRT and CRT-D)
  • Newer facilities of transcutaneous aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and leadless pacemaker (MICRA) available.

STAR Hospitals’ Cardiology Department boasts of the following:

  • Two latest fully digital flat panel Cardiac Catheterization Labs with MAC labs to enable the Cardiologist to perform the most complex interventional procedures
  • A full-fledged 18 bed ICU equipped to deal with all cardiovascular emergencies manned by highly qualified nurses, resident doctors and Cardiologists round the clock
  • State of the art Treadmill, Holter and Echo machines (with Tissue Doppler imaging, 4D Doppler multiplane imaging and Transoesophageal Echocardiogram)
  • Full-fledged Paediatric Cardiology Unit with dedicated Echo, Lab and ICU facilities


STAR Hospitals is the first in India to use the Octopus Tissue Stabilizer and STAR Fish Cardiac Positioner and also has the distinction of having conducted one of the largest randomized studies in CABG procedures in patients with impaired kidney function undergoing coronary bypass surgery. It is the STAR team that performed the first Robotic Heart Surgery in South India, the second Heart Transplantation in Andhra Pradesh, and has developed and published innovative techniques in using arterial grafts in coronary bypass surgery.


Our cardiothoracic surgery encompasses:

  • Beating Heart Surgery which is an Off pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Mitral valve repair procedures for ischemic mitral regurgitation and left ventricular restoration procedure for left ventricular aneurysm
  • Surgical myocardial revascularization in patients with compromised kidney function
  • Operations for valvular heart diseases – more than 3000 procedures
  • Redo and re-redo surgical operations
  • Entire spectrum of congenital heart surgery from neonates to adolescents (Approximately 5000 cases of congenital cardiac malformations were operated by this team with excellent results)
  • Total arterial revascularization
  • 4 ultra-modern modular operation theatres
  • 14 bedded Cardiothoracic Surgical Intensive Care Unit for post-operative patients
  • Outpatient & Inpatient Services for all Paediatric Cardiac Patients
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Unit & Services
  • Echocardiography including Trans-oesophageal echocardiography with Paediatric TEE probes
  • Foetal Echocardiography
  • Paediatric Cardiac Interventions
  • Device closures of ASD, PFO, VSD, PDA, AV fistula, Aortopulmonary Collaterals, Fontan fenestrations
  • Percutaneous Balloon Value Dilatations -Aortic/ Pulmonary/ Mitral Values
  • Stent implantations – Pulmonary arteries / Coarctation of Aorta, Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • VC filters
  • Neonatal Intervention – Balloon Atrial septostomy, PBPV, PBAV, PDA Stenting
  • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation in Children -Transvenous or Epicardial
  • Routine Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterisation

It is estimated that between 1,30,000 to 2,70,000 children are born with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) each year in India, of which approximately 80,000 new-borns would require intervention during their infancy. The Department of Paediatric Cardiology at STAR Hospitals offers a team-based specialized approach that provides the best care for the tender hearts. Our Paediatric cardiac surgery team includes multi-disciplinary professionals like paediatric cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, critical care specialists and other super-specialists from gastroenterology, pulmonary medicine, who are specially trained in this field. In addition to the multi-disciplinary specialized team, the sophisticated operating rooms and post-operative ICCUs with high-end technological support provide us the infrastructural backup that is required to deliver superlative care. We are proud to be one of the finest hospitals in India who have created a history of developing innovative surgical treatments, offering the best operative skills and post-operative care and thus, setting high standards in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.

Paediatric Heart Care at STAR Hospitals is both an art and science where tender hearts are nurtured and nursed back to health:

  • where our skill and expertise translates into care and compassion
  • where our responsibility begins with the first few weeks of life
  • where we provide children with a brighter future.


  • Loss of Consciousness
  • Palpitation


  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Myocardial Infarction

Dr. Gopichand Mannam

Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Ramesh Gudapati

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr. Dandu Satya Bhaskara Raju

Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Ramesh Babu Dasari

Consultant Paediatrician & Intensivist

Dr. Lokeshwara Rao Sajja

Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Srinivasa Murthy K

Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. K.V.S.S. Sai Kiran

Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Satyendra Nath P

Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. A N Patnaik

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr. Jagadeesh Babu K

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. P V Ramachandra Raju

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr. Naveen Krishna Kamana

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr. B.R.Jagannath

Consultant Pediatric Cardio Thracic Surgeon

Dr. Suman Vyas

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Dr. J.V.K.Kishore

Consultant Paediatric Cardiac Intensivist & ECMO Specialist

Dr. Nitin Rao

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist