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Raja Gopaldas

Raja Rajan Gopaldas, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants - The Doctors of Prairie
619 E Mason Street
Springfield, IL  
United States
(217) 788-0706
(217) 525-2535 (fax)
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Madras Medical College (1995- 2001)
Indian Institute of Science (1997) - Microbiology and Human Genetics Laboratory
Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research (Rajiv Gandhi Scholar)
St Vincents Hospital/New York Medical College ( Internship 2001-2002)
Drexel University Affiliate(General Surgery 2002-2007)
Surgical Education Research Fellow (ASE 2007-2009)
Texas Heart Institute/ Baylor College of Medicine ( Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2007-2010)
Cooley Hands Society (2010) and Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Univ of Missouri (2010 - 2014)
Director of Research, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Univ of Missouri (2011 - 2014)
Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, Springfield IL (2014-


Heart Failure and Heart Transplant
Ventricular Assist Devices
Esophageal Surgery, Esophagectomy, Esophagoscopy
Surgical eduction and mentorship
Regression model and propensity match analysis, Health Care policy and outcomes
Aortic Surgery, Aneurysm surgery, Endovascular Aortic Stent, TEVAR
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Cardiac Surgery, Re-do operations, Complex heart valve reconstruction
Thoracic Surgery, VATS, Lobectomy, Chest wall reconstructions
Peripheral Vascular Surgery

Practice Areas

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Techniques
  • Mechanical Circulatory Assistance
  • ECMO
  • IABP
  • VAD
  • Valve Disease
  • Catheter-Based Treatments
  • Chest Wall
  • Coronary Disease
  • Lobectomy
  • Esophagus