Jayakeerthi Yoganarasimha Rao

Dr. Jayakeerthi Yoganarasimha Rao Consultant Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Heart Failure

Years of Experience : 25

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Languages Known : English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam

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Dr. Jayakeerthi Yoganarasimha Rao completed his MBBS degree and Master’s degree (MD) in General Medicine from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. He studied for three years and qualified with a post-graduate super specialty degree (DM) in Cardiology from St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru, India. To create a competitive advantage in his career, Dr. Jayakeerthi earned another post-graduation in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing and yet another post-graduation in heart failure from UZ Brussels, Belgium, and the University of Zurich, Switzerland, respectively. With the vast experience that he gained while working as a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist in some of the well-known hospitals in India, Dr. Jayakeerthi grew into a highly skilled cardiac specialist with prowess in complex coronary interventions, interventional electrophysiology, and performing some niche procedures like physiologic pacing for the heart, renal denervation, cardiac biopsy, catheter-directed interventions for DVT and intra-arterial thrombosis, among others. Dr. Jayakeerthi has also fine-tuned his administrative capabilities to manage the department’s operations in the specialty

Awards & Achievements

  • ECES-EHRA Certification in Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • HFA Certified in Heart Failure
  • Transplant and Assist Device Observership from German Heart Institute, Berlin

Research & Publications

  • Cryoballoon ablation as index procedure for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: long-term results from a single center early experience.
  • Retrograde trans bioprosthetic aortic valve HIS ablation
  • Premature ventricular contractions from the outflow tract: two sides of the same coin!
  • A look into Lee’s score: perioperative cardiovascular risk assessment in non-cardiac surgeries; usefulness of revised cardiac risk index
  • A rare complication of Myocardial Infarction - a new sign – a case report and literature review
  • Cardiac Manifestation of Lymphoma- a case report and literature review

Education & Training

  • MBBS
  • MD (General Medicine)
  • DM (Cardiology)
  • Post Graduate Course in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing
  • Post Graduate Course in Heart Failure from University of Zurich
  • Switzerland


  • European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)
  • Indian Heart Rhythm Society (IHRS),
  • Cardiology Society of India (CSI)
  • The European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT)