Dr Meeraji Rao Dandangi | Sr Consultant - Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology

Dr Meeraji Rao Dandangi

Department: Cardiology

Designation: Sr Consultant - Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology

Qualification: MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Cardiology), FACC, FSCAI, FICC

Experience: 35 years

Languages known: English, Hindi, Telugu

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Dr Meeraji Rao Dandangi is the Senior Consultant for Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad. An alumnus of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research in Chandigarh, Dr Meeraji holds a DM in Cardiology and completed his fellowship in cardiology from Melbourne, Australia and Tuscany, Italy.

He is recognized as a fellow in cardiology by the American College of Cardiology and by the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, USA. Overall, he has close to four decades of clinical experience and is considered one of the best cardiac surgeons in Hyderabad.

Dr Meeraji has performed over 13000 procedures, which include angioplasties and valvuloplasties amongst others.  In addition to his clinical and surgical experience, he has been involved in academia. His teaching experience includes – faculty at PGIMER, Chandigarh and NIMS, Hyderabad. As part of his research, he was the Principal Indian Investigation for various multinational interventional trials such as SHINE, SEPIA and TIMI25.

Academic Qualification

  • 2014: Fellowship in Cardiology, AUSL 9, Tuscany, Italy
  • 2000: Fellowship in Cardiology, RCH, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1987: DM (Cardiology) – PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • 1984: MD (Internal Medicine) – PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • 1990: MBBS – Sri Venkateshwara University, Hyderabad


  • Clinical Cardiology

  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Trans Radial Coronary interventions

  • Device closures – ASD, VSD, PDA & LAA

  • Pacemaker & AICD – single & dual chamber

  • Balloon Valvuloplasties including TAVI/TAVR


  • More than 10 thousand Cath lab/interventional procedures
  • Decade of international work experience
  • Extensive academic & research experience
  • Past president of cardiology society of India, Hyderabad chapter


  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (USA) 2000
  • Fellow of Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions (USA) 2014
  • Life member, Cardiological Society of India.
  • Life member, Pediatric Cardiac Society of India.
  • Fellow, Indian College of Cardiology

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