Sukesh C. Burjonroppa, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Sukesh C. Burjonroppa, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional cardiology
Vascular Medicine
Structural heart disease
Endovascular Interventions

SPECIAL INTERESTS AND PROCEDURES:

Transradial catheterization and interventio Carotid artery stenting with distal embolic protection PFO and ASD closure Mitral balloon valvuloplasty Aortic balloon Valvuloplasty Percutaneous alcohol septal ablation Complex coronary intervention Endovascular interventions (renal, iliac, SFA, below knee interventions and vena cava filter placement) Dr. Burjonroppa joined Fort Worth Heart in Feb, 2010. He comes to Fort Worth from University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX where he served as the Assistant program director of the interventional cardiology fellowship program and Assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine.
He was recognized at the ACC annual convocation held earlier this year in New Orleans (March 2011) with the Young Author achievement award and was presented a plaque at the JACC editors meeting. His manuscript was published in the prestigious JACC interventions. He is actively involved in research and is involved in bringing state of the art treatment to the community in Fort Worth. In keeping with this he was invited as faculty in the recently concluded Dallas Transradial Summit. He has presented numerous abstracts at national and international meetings.
He trained at the University of California San Francisco for his interventional cardiology and at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for his general cardiology. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional Cardiology, vascular medicine, endovascular medicine, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.

LICENSURE & BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

2008- Texas Physician's License
2006- California Physician's License
2004- Pennsylvania Physician's License
Internal Medicine Board Certification, 2003
Cardiology Board Certification, 2006
Echocardiography Board Certification, 2006
Nuclear Cardiology Board Certification 2006
Vascular Medicine Board Certification 2007
Endovascular Medicine Board Certification 2007
Interventional Cardiology Board Certification, 2009

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

Baylor All Saints Fort Worth
Harris Methodist Fort Worth
Harris Methodist Southwes
Huguley Memorial

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American College of Cardiology, Fellow
Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention, Fellow
Tarrant County Medical Society, Member
Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Member

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore India 1991-1997
Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby PA Affiliated to MCP-Hahnemann University 2000-2003 Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center, Cardiovascular Disease, 2003-2006 Fellowship
University of California San Francisco 2006-2008 Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston 2008-2010 Faculty, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

OTHER

ACLS Certified

LANGUAGES

Hindi, Kannada
Dr. Burjonroppa was invited to be faculty at the Dallas Transradial Summit at the Heart Hospital at Plano.
http://transradial-summit.org/node/3
This procedure where left heart catheterization is performed through the radial artery is thought to be beneficial in reducing bleeding complications and reduce patient discomfort in recent studies presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in New Orleans.



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