Cardiothoracic Surgery


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of Alberta School of Medicine


University of Alberta


Medical University of South Carolina




Prior to joining Rady Children’s, Dr. Ganta completed his fellowship training in pediatric and adult congenital cardiac surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. Along with congenital cardiac surgery, his specialty interests include heart and lung transplantation, coronary artery surgery, valve surgery, adult cardiac surgery and electrophysiology/pacemakers.

Dr. Ganta earned his undergraduate degree in honors in biochemistry and his medical degree at the University of Alberta with special training in research distinction. He then completed a six-year integrated residency in cardiothoracic surgery at the Mazankowski Heart Institute and Stollery Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Ganta’s research interests include heart and lung transplantation, mechanical cardiac assist devices, tetralogy of Fallot, Kawasaki disease, adult cardiac surgery, single ventricle palliation and numerous other adult and congenital cardiac surgery topics. He has presented at international conferences and has been invited to present at the American Association of Thoracic Surgery and Western Thoracic Surgery Association conferences.

Outside of the operating room, Dr. Ganta enjoys staying active, traveling, listening to live music and spending time with his niece and baby nephew.


Staged Repair of Van Praagh Truncus Type A3
Srujan Ganta, Nicole Duster, Howaida El-Said, John Artrip, Rohit Rao, Ian Golding, Kirsten Dummer, John J Nigro

Repair of Anomalous Single Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery (ASCAPA)
Srujan Ganta , John Artrip , Eleanor L Schuchardt , Wyman Lai, Justin Ryan , John J Nigro

Autologous Patch Angioplasty of a Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm and Coronary Stenosis in Kawasaki Disease
Ganta S, MD: Kavarana MN, MD

Repair of Anomalous Right Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery Using the Modified Trapdoor Technique
Ganta S, MD, Kavarana MN, MD

Nine-Year Experience With the Arterial Switch Operation With Closed Coronary Transfer
Jennie Kwon, Sarah Chen, Srujan Ganta, Khaled Shorbaji, Konrad Rajab, Scott Bradley Minoo Kavarana

Neonatal Myocardial Infarction: A Proposed Algorithm for Coronary Arterial Thrombus Management
Hannah El-Sabrout, Srujan Ganta, Peter Guyon, Kanishka Ratnayaka, Gabrielle Vaughn, James Perry, Amy Kimball, Justin Ryan, Courtney Thornburg, Suzanne Tucker, Jun Mo, Sanjeet Hedge, John J Nigro, Howaida El-Said

Successful recycling of a previously transplanted heart: another option for limited resources
John C Mullen , Emily J Kuurstra , Mohamad S Burhani , Srujan Ganta , Lucille Lalonde

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