Dr. V R Machiraju MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. V Machiraju is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Mercy and UPMC St. Margaret. He received his medical degree from Guntur Medical College NTR and has been in practice for 45 years. He is one of 18 doctors at UPMC Mercy and one of 15 at UPMC St. Margaret who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC St. Margaret

UPMC Mercy

Education & Medical Training

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1976 - 1978

French - Polycl Medical S - Hl Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1971 - 1974

Guntur Medical College NTR
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

How to avoid problems in redo coronary artery bypass surgery.
Machiraju, V.R.

Symposium on redo cardiac surgery in adults: introduction.
Machiraju, V.R.

How to avoid problems in redo coronary artery bypass.
Machiraju, V.R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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