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Keshava Rajagopal

Keshava Rajagopal, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Houston College of Medicine; Houston Heart-HCA Houston Healthcare
1200 Binz Street
Suite 900
Houston, TX  77004
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of Houston College of Medicine (Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences 01/2020-to date)/Houston Heart-HCA Houston Healthcare
University of Texas-Houston/Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center; Department of Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation (Associate Professor, 09/2018-12/2019; Assistant Professor, 05/2015-08/2018)
University of Maryland Medical Center (Assistant Professor, 07/2012-05/2015)

Other Interests

Adult Cardiac Surgery - Therapies for Heart/Lung Failure, Coronary Artery and Valvular Heart Disease
Cardiovascular Research


Cardiac Molecular Physiology

Cardiovascular Bioengineering

Additional Educational Information

University of Pittsburgh (B.S., Chemistry, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1994)
The University of Chicago Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.; 1994-2002)
The University of Chicago (Ph.D., Immunology (2001) - Laboratory of Jeffrey A. Bluestone, Ph.D.)
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (M.D. with Honors (2002))
Duke University Medical Center General Surgery Residency (2002-2004; 2006-2009)
Duke University Medical Center Cardiovascular Research Fellowship - Laboratory of Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D. (2004-2006)
Duke University Medical Center Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency (2009-2012)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Lung
  • Heart Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Basic science