Dr. Suma K Rao is a highly qualified and skilled cardiac anaesthetist and intensivist, specializing in minimally invasive cardiac surgery. She obtained her MBBS degree from Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur and pursued MD in Anaesthesia at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. Further enhancing her expertise, she completed a Fellowship in Cardiac Anaesthesia at Fortis Hospitals, Cunningham Road.
With a rich background and extensive training, Dr. Suma K Rao has demonstrated her proficiency in handling Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Operating Theatres (CTVS OT) and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Intensive Care Units (CTVS ICU) independently at various prestigious hospitals. Her focus on minimally invasive cardiac surgery aligns with her commitment to adopting advanced and patient-friendly surgical techniques.
Dr. Suma K Rao’s expertise extends to transesophageal echocardiography, a specialized diagnostic technique crucial in cardiac care. Her interest in research is reflected in her numerous publications, showcasing her dedication to staying at the forefront of advancements in the field.
Specializing in both adult and paediatric cardiac, thoracic, and vascular cases, Dr. Suma K Rao is adept at managing patients intra and post-operatively. Her dedication to the field, combined with her diverse skill set and commitment to minimally invasive approaches, establishes her as a proficient and much sought-after cardiac anaesthetist and intensivist in the medical community.
- Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
- Transesophageal echocardiography
- MBBS – Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur
- MD (Anaesthesia) – Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
- Fellowship in Cardiac Anaesthesia – Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road