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Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD

Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Dr. Vallabhajosyula is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Cardiac Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2009
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Dissection Repair
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Stent Graft
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Septal Defect Closure
  • Cardiac Surgery in Elderly
  • Cardiopulmonary Disease
  • Complex Valve Repair
  • Congenital Heart Disease in Adult
  • Connective Tissue Repair
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)
  • Coronary Surgery - Minimally Invasive, Hybrid
  • Endovascular Aortic Valve Therapy
  • Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Replacement in Elderly
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Ischemic Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Valve Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Off-Pump Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Partial Sternotomy Aortic Surgery
  • Patent Foramen Ovale Closure
  • Pulmonary Endarterectomy
  • Pulmonary Vein Isolation Ablation
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Transcatheter Valvular Therapy
  • Ventricular Assist Device

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for Thoracic Surgeons, National American Heart , National American Society of Transplantation, National International Society for Extracellular Vesicles, International Society of Thoracic Surgeons, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Vallabhajosyula is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P: Anatomic considerations Catheter Based Valve & Aortic Surgery : 2017 (in press).

Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY: Anatomic considerations Catheter Based Valve & Aortic Surgery : 2017 (in press).

Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY: Anatomic considerations Catheter Based Valve & Aortic Surgery : 2017 (in press).

Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY: Acute type B dissection (endovascular repair) Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice : 2017 (in press).

Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY: Acute type B dissection (endovascular repair) Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice : 2017 (in press).

Vallabhajosyula P, Hirakata A, Weiss M, Griesemer A, Shimizu A, Hong H, Habertheuer a, Tchipashvilli V, Yamada K, Sachs DH: Effect of the diabetic state on islet engraftment in a large animal model of islet-kidney transplantation Cell Transplantation : 2017 (in press).

Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY: Mechanical valves and conduits Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice : 2017 (in press).

Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY: Mechanical valves and conduits Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice : 2017 (in press).

Sultan I, Habertheuer A, Siki M, Wallen T, Williams M, Vallabhajosyula P: Statewide outcomes with implementation of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy post-acute type A aortic dissection Journal of Cardiac Surgery : 2017 (in press).

Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P: In patients with Type A dissection that originates distal to left subclavian artery, can you treat like a type B? Difficult Decisions in Vascular Surgery: An Evidence Based Approach : 2017 (in press).

Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY: In patients with Type A dissection that originates distal to left subclavian artery, can you treat like a type B? Difficult Decisions in Vascular Surgery: An Evidence Based Approach : 2017 (in press).

Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY: In patients with Type A dissection that originates distal to left subclavian artery, can you treat like a type B? Difficult Decisions in Vascular Surgery: An Evidence Based Approach : 2017 (in press).

Sultan I, Habertheuer A, Wallen T, Siki M, Szeto W, Bavaria JE, Williams M, Vallabhajosyula P: The role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenator therapy in the setting of Type A aortic dissection Journal of Cardiac Surgery : 2017 (Epub).

Sultan I, Siki M, Wallen T, Szeto W: Management of coronary obstruction following transcatheter aortic valve replacement Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery : 2017 (Epub).

Sultan I, Siki M, Wallen T, Szeto W, Vallabhajosyula P: Management of coronary obstruction following transcatheter aortic valve replacement Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery : 2017 (Epub).

Sultan I, Siki M, Wallen T, Szeto W, Vallabhajosyula P: Management of coronary obstruction following transcatheter aortic valve replacement Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery : 2017 (Epub).

Patel PA, Bavaria JE, Ghadimi K, Gutsche JT, Vallabhajosyula P, Ko HA, Desai ND, Mackay E, Weiss SJ: Aortic regurgitation in acute type-A aortic dissection: A clinical classification for the perioperative echocardiographer in the era of the functional aortic annulus Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia : 2017 (Epub).

Patel PA, Bavaria JE, Ghadimi K, Gutsche JT, Vallabhajosyula P, Ko HA, Desai ND, Mackay E, Weiss SJ, Augoustides JGT: Aortic regurgitation in acute type-A aortic dissection: A clinical classification for the perioperative echocardiographer in the era of the functional aortic annulus Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia : 2017 (Epub).

Patel PA, Bavaria JE, Ghadimi K, Gutsche JT, Vallabhajosyula P, Ko HA, Desai ND, Mackay E, Weiss SJ, Augoustides JGT: Aortic regurgitation in acute type-A aortic dissection: A clinical classification for the perioperative echocardiographer in the era of the functional aortic annulus Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia : 2017 (Epub).

Liang JJ, Betensky BP, Muser D, Zado ES, Anter E, Desai ND, Callans DJ, Deo R, Frankel DS, Hutchinson MD, Lin D, Riley MP, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Santangeli P, Acker MA, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Marchlinski FE, Dixit S: Long-term outcome of surgical cryoablation for refractory ventricular tachycardia in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy Europace: European Pacing, Arrhythmias & Cardiac Electrophysiology : 2017 (Epub).

Liang JJ, Betensky BP, Muser D, Zado ES, Anter E, Desai ND, Callans DJ, Deo R, Frankel DS, Hutchinson MD, Lin D, Riley MP, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Santangeli P, Acker MA, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Marchlinski FE, Dixit S: Long-term outcome of surgical cryoablation for refractory ventricular tachycardia in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy Europace: European Pacing, Arrhythmias & Cardiac Electrophysiology : 2017 (Epub).

Academic Contact Info

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
3400 Spruce Street
6 Silverstein

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2957
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)