SARASCHANDRA VALLABHAJOSYULA

Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula

Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula, MD MSc FACP FCCP FCCM FACC FAHA is an Assistant
Professor of Medicine, Interventional and Critical Care Cardiologist at the Wake Forest
University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the Director of
Interventional Cardiology Research for the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical
Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at the Congdon Heart and Vascular Center and
Associate Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at the Wake Forest Baptist Heart
and Vascular Center. He serves as a Core Clinical Faculty and NIH/T-32 Research Faculty for
the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program. He also serves as a Research Faculty with the
Cardiovascular Research Center, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Center for
Biomedical Informatics, the Center for Healthcare Innovation, and the Critical Illness, Injury and
Recovery Center with the Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
He attended medical school at Manipal University in India, trained in Internal Medicine at
Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha Nebraska, Critical Care Medicine at Mayo
Clinic in Rochester Minnesota, Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota,
and Interventional Cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta Georgia. He
also received his Masters of Science in Clinical and Translational Science from the Mayo Clinic
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Rochester Minnesota. He is a quintuple board
certified physician In Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Critical Care
Medicine, Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, and Internal Medicine. He is a clinician and
outcomes researcher whose work encompasses the fields of cardiogenic shock, acute myocardial
infarction, cardiac arrest, high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention, percutaneous mechanical
circulatory support, non-cardiac organ failure, septic shock, septic cardiomyopathy, and
circulatory shock.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians,
American College of Critical Care Medicine, American Heart Association and the American
College of Cardiology. He serves as the current chair of the In-Training Section of the SCCM.
He also serves on the ACC Interventional Cardiology Council, AHA Acute Cardiac Care
Committee, AHA FIT Programming Committee, AHA EPI Statistics Committee, ACC FITs on
the Go Editorial Committee, SCCM Program Committee, and SCCM Mentorship Task Force.
He has been invited as faculty to multiple ACC, AHA and SCCM Congress meetings. He has
mentored over 40 medical students, residents and fellows during the last nine years and taught
many more in over 100 lectures in this period. He is a highly published clinical researcher with
over 220 peer-reviewed publications in high impact journals, 120 peer reviewed abstracts, and
over 200 regional, national, and international presentations. His work has been cited more than
2500 times. He has received multiple awards from the ACC, AHA, SCCM, ACCP and ATS. He
has secured multiple research grants from local and national bodies to further his work in acute
cardiovascular care. He is one among only 100 physicians in this country trained in
cardiovascular medicine, critical care medicine and interventional cardiology.