Raghav Murthy, M.D.


3020 Children's Way
MC 5078
San Diego, CA 92123


Cardiothoracic Surgery


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

Bangalore Medical College


Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Board Certifications





Dr. Raghav Murthy is a board-certified cardiac surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor of surgery at UC San Diego.

Dr. Murthy was born in Bangalore, India. After completing medical school at the prestigious Bangalore Medical College, he pursued his general surgical residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He went on to complete his cardiothoracic surgery residency at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (St. Paul Hospital, William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital, VA North Texas Medical Care System, Children's Medical Center, Dallas). He joined the Pediatric Cardiac Surgery division at Rady Children's in August 2015.

Dr. Murthy has authored and co-authored more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals, six book chapters, eight published abstracts, more than 10 surgical videos and more than 45 oral and poster presentations at national and international meetings. His clinical and research interests are focused on surgical management of congenital heart disease in people of all age groups, complex neonatal and infant heart surgery, robotics in thoracic surgery, mechanical assist devices and transplantation of thoracic organs.

When not working, Dr. Murthy enjoys swimming, watching movies, traveling, reading books and comedy in all forms.


Mixed Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return With Ascending and Descending Vertical Veins.
Clarke NS, Karamlou T, Vaughn G, Lamberti J, Murthy R

Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava: Incidence and Management in Patients Undergoing Repair of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
Clarke NS, Murthy RA, Guleserian KJ

Coxiella burnetti-associated thoracic endovascular stent graft infection.
Clarke NS, Reznik SI, Jessen ME, Murthy R

Esophageal Bronchus.
Murthy R, Lamberti J, Saenz N

Intraoperative Three-Dimensional Mapping of Supraventricular Tachycardia in a Young Fontan Patient.
Perry JC, Williams MR, Shepard S, Bratincsak A, Murphy C, Murthy R, Ebrahim M, Lamberti JJ

Single-Center Experience With the Senning Procedure in the Current Era.
Ferro G, Murthy R, Sebastian VA, Guleserian KJ, Forbess JM

Scimitar syndrome with atrial fibrillation: Repair in an adult.
Clarke NS, Murthy R, Guleserian KJ

A Novel Method for Epicardial Defibrillator Lead Placement in Young Children: Coil Between the Great Arteries.
Murthy R, Williams MR, Perry JC, Shepard S, DiBardino D

Aortoesophageal Fistula in a Child With Undiagnosed Vascular Ring: Life-Threatening or Lethal?
Clarke NS, Murthy R, Hernandez J, Megison S, Guleserian KJ

Selective Use of the Blalock-Taussig Shunt and Right Ventricle-to-Pulmonary Artery Conduit During the Norwood Procedure.
Murthy R, Sebastian VA, Huang R, Guleserian KJ, Forbess JM

Invited Commentary.
Murthy R, Lamberti J

Heart Xenotransplantation: Historical Background, Experimental Progress, and Clinical Prospects.
Murthy R, Bajona P, Bhama JK, Cooper DK

Early Outcomes With HeartWare HVAD as Bridge to Transplant in Children: A Single Institution Experience.
Ferro G, Murthy R, Williams D, Sebastian VA, Forbess JM, Guleserian KJ

A man with COPD, fever, and leucocytosis.
Murthy R, Kernstine K

The RNA-binding protein Musashi 1 stabilizes the oncotachykinin 1 mRNA in breast cancer cells to promote cell growth.
Nahas GR, Murthy RG, Patel SA, Ganta T, Greco SJ, Rameshwar P

Management and outcomes of heterotaxy syndrome associated with pulmonary atresia or pulmonary stenosis.
Sebastian VA, Brenes J, Murthy R, Veeram Reddy S, Dimas VV, Nugent A, Zellers T, Huang R, Guleserian KJ, Forbess JM

Thoracic aortic endografting facilitates the resection of tumors infiltrating the aorta.
Murthy R, DiMaio JM

Ringed polytetrafluoroethylene (Gore-Tex) tunneled "chimney" graft for pediatric use of Impella 2.5 axial flow pump.
Murthy R, Brenes J, Dimas VV, Guleserian KJ

Utilization of the Impella 2.5 micro-axial pump in children for acute circulatory support.
Dimas VV, Murthy R, Guleserian KJ

Impact of continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support on right ventricular function.
Morgan JA, Paone G, Nemeh HW, Murthy R, Williams CT, Lanfear DE, Tita C, Brewer RJ

Left ventricular reverse remodeling with a continuous flow left ventricular assist device measured by left ventricular end-diastolic dimensions and severity of mitral regurgitation.
Morgan JA, Brewer RJ, Nemeh HW, Murthy R, Williams CT, Lanfear DE, Tita C, Paone G

An indirect role for oncomir-519b in the expression of truncated neurokinin-1 in breast cancer cells.
Navarro P, Ramkissoon SH, Shah S, Park JM, Murthy RG, Patel SA, Greco SJ, Rameshwar P

Effect of the new standards for case logging on resident operative volume: doing better cases or better numbers?
Murthy R, Shepard A, Swartz A, Woodward A, Reickert C, Horst M, Rubinfeld I

Metastatic breast cancer cells in the bone marrow microenvironment: novel insights into oncoprotection.
Patel SA, Dave MA, Murthy RG, Helmy KY, Rameshwar P

Octogenarian abdominal surgical emergencies: not so grim a problem with the acute care surgery model?
Rubinfeld I, Thomas C, Berry S, Murthy R, Obeid N, Azuh O, Jordan J, Patton JH

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