Dr Jayakeerthi Y Rao

Dr Jayakeerthi Y Rao
Consultant and Super Specialist

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Dr Jayakeerthi Y Rao is currently working as a Consultant and Super Specialist. He has given many oral presentations and has also been acknowledged for preparing the manuscript for many publications. He has performed a large number of cases under the guidance of eminent personalities in the field of electrophysiology during his training. He also performed over 1000 procedures including radiofrequency ablations (both conventional and with 3D mapping), pacemaker implantations, defibrillator implantations, and HF device implantations.


  • Part Time Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Virinchi Hospitals, Hyderabad
  • Part Time Super-Specialist - ESIC Medical College Hospital, Sanath Nagar, Hyderabad
  • Visiting consultant, Sunshine Hospitals


  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Angioplasty
  • Pacemaker Lead Extraction

Achievements and Awards:

  • B-BRAUN Medical Trust Foundation Scholarship, 2007
  • Torrent Young Scholar Award, National First Runner-up, 2008


  • Cryoballoon ablation as index procedure for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: long-term results from a single center early experience. Rao JY, Chierchia GB, de Asmundis C, Casado-Arroyo R, Overeinder I, Sarkozy A, Paparella G, Capulzini L, Sorgente A, Rodriguez-Manero M, Ricciardi D, Namdar M, Brugada P. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2013 Jun 10.
  • Retrograde trans bioprosthetic aortic valve His ablation. Rao JY, Casado-Arroyo R, Wauters K, Brugada P. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2012 Nov;23(11):1262-3.
  • Premature ventricular contractions from the outflow tract: 2 sides of the same coin! Rao JY, Sarkozy A, De Asmundis C, Namdar M, Ricciardi D, Bayrak F, Dalili M, Chierchia GB, Brugada P. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol, 2012 Dec;23(12):1395-7.
  • A look into Lee's score: perioperative cardiovascular risk assessment in non-cardiac surgeries usefulness of revised cardiac risk index. Rao JY, Yeriswamy MC, Santhosh M), Shetty GG, Varghese K, Patil CB, Iyengar SS. Indian Heart J. 2012 Mar-Apr;64(2):134-8.
  • A Rare Complication of Myocardial Infarction- A New Sign - A case report and literature review. Jayakeerthi Y, Lokesh, Ravindranath K S, Manjunath C N Indian Heart J. 2010 Jul-Aug;62(4):357-8
  • Cardiac Manifestation of Lymphoma- A case report and literature review. Aravind Prasad, Jayakeerthi Y, Shivanand Patil, Rangaraj R, Anand H K, Manjunath CN Indian Heart J. 2010 Jan-Feb;62(1):72-3
  • Long-Term Trends in Newly Diagnosed Brugada Syndrome: implications for Risk Stratification. Casado-Arroyo R, Berne P, Rao JY, Rodríguez-Mañero M, Levinstein M, Conte G, Sieira J, Namdar M, Ricciardi D, Chierchia GB, de Asmundis C, Pappaert G, La Meir M, Wellens F, Brugada ], Brugada P.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Aug 9;68(6):614-23
  • Added value of transoesophageal echocardiography during transseptal puncture performed by inexperienced operators Fatih Bayrak; Gian-Battista Chierchia; Mehdi Namdar; Yoshinao Yazaki; Andrea Sarkozy; Carlo de Asmundis; Stephan Andreas Muller-Burri; Jayakeerthi Rao; Danilo Ricciardi; Antonio Sorgente; Pedro Brugada. Europace. 2012 May;14(5):661-5
  • Value of the Electrocardiogram in the Differentiation of Hypertensive Heart Disease, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Amyloidosis, and Fabry Disease Namdar M, Steffel 1, Jetzer S, Schmied C,
  • Hürlimann D, Camici GG, Bayrak F, Ricciardi D, Rao JY, de Asmundis C, Chierchia GB, Sarkozy A, Lüscher TF, Jenni R, Duru F, Brugada P. Am Cardiol. 2012 Feb 15;109(4):587-93.3.
  • Isolating the Pulmonary Veins as First-Line Therapy in Patients with Lone Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation using the Cryoballoon Mehdi Namdar; Gian-Battista Chierchia; Sjoerd Westra;Antonio Sorgente;Mark La Meir; Fatih Bayrak; Jayakeerthi Y Rao; Danilo Ricciardi; Carlo de Asmundis; Andrea Sarkozy; Joep Smeets; Pedro Brugada. Europace. 2012 Feb;14(2):197-203
  • Prevalence, clinical characteristics and management of atrial fibrillation in patients with Brugada syndrome, Rodríguez-Mañero M, Namdar M, Sarkozy A, Casado-Arroyo R, Ricciardi D, de Asmundis C, Chierchia GB, Wauters K, Rao /Y, Bayrak F, Van Malderen S, Brugada P. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Feb 1;111(3):362-7
  • Verification of pulmonary vein isolation during single transseptal cryoballoon ablation: a comparison between the classical circular mapping catheter and the inner lumen mapping catheter Chierchia GB, Namdar M, Sarkozy A, Sorgente A, de Asmundis C, Casado-Arroyo R, Capulzini L, Bayrak F, Rodríguez-Mañero M, Ricciardi D, Rao JY, Overeinder I, Paparella G, Brugada P. Europace. 2012 Dec;14(12):1708-14.
  • Early repolarization ECG pattern in patients with ARVC: normal variant? Rodríguez-Mañero M, Sarkozy A, Namdar M, Rao JY, Brugada P. Heart Rhythm. 2012 May;9(5):e11; author reply e11 2.
  • Pulmonary vein isolation during cryoballoon ablation using the novel Achieve inner lumen mapping catheter: a feasibility study. Chierchia GB, de Asmundis C, Namdar M, Westra S, Kuniss M, Sarkozy A, Bayrak F, Ricciardi D, Casado-Arroyo R, Rodriguez Manero M, Rao JY, Smeets J, Brugada P. Europace. 2012 Jul;14(7):962-7
  • Radiofrequency Ablation Of Accessory Pathways in Children with Complex Congenital Cardiac Lesions: Case Series And A Brief Review. Dalili M, Rao JY, Brugada P. J Tehran Heart Cent. 2013 Apr;8(2):111-5
  • Exercise Testing in Children with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome: What is its value? Dalili M, Vahidshahi K, Aarabi-moghaddam MY, Rao JY, Brugada P- Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]




Consultant and Super Specialist


M.B.B.S, M.D (General Medicine), D.M (Cardiology)

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