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Vigneshwar Kasirajan

Vigneshwar Kasirajan, MBBS

1200 E Broad Street, West Hospital,PO Box 980068, South Wing, 7th Floor
Richmond, VA  23298-0068
United States
1 804 828 2774
8048271033 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Chief CT Surgery, McGuire Veterans Medical Center, Richmond, VA 2000 to 2005
Director Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support, McGuire Veterans Medical Center, Richmond, VA 2000 to 2007
Director of Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 2002 to 2014
Chair, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA 2003 to 2015
Chair, Department of Surgery, VCUHealth 2014 onwards
Stuart McGuire Professor of Surgery 2014 onwards

Other Interests

arrythmia surgery including maze procedure
coronary surgery including complex re-operations
cardiac surgery critical care
alternatives to transplantation for heart failure
assist devices, artificial heart
heart transplantation
valve repair procedures

Additional Educational Information

Madras Medical College, Madras, India (MBBS, 1987)
Cleveland Clinic Foundation General Surgery (1991-1996)
Cleveland Clinic Cardiothoracic Residency (1996-2000)
Heart failure and Transplantation Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Aorta
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Coronary disease
  • Education
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Critical Care
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Pericardium
  • Transplant
  • Valve disease