Dr. Sudeep Varma

Consultant Interventional Paediatric Cardiologist & Foetal Cardiologist

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  • Fellow of National Board (FNB) - Paediatric Cardiology - Frontier Lifeline Hospital and International centre for Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences - Dr KM Cherian Heart Foundation Chennai - Tamil Nadu.
  • MD - Pediatrics - Maharaja Yashwanth Rao(MYH) Hospital, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikatsalya (CNBC) Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya (DAVV) Indore-Madhya Pradesh
  • MBBS including Compulsory Internship - Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Medical College Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya (DAVV) Indore - Madhya Pradesh

Merits and Achievements:

  • First to perform neonatal portosystemic shunt closure in India
  • Part of the team who performed first foetal balloon valvotomy in India
  • Performed percutaneous PDA device closure in two of the smallest preterm by weight in India using Piccolo Occluder (750 grams and 800 grams respectively)
  • Performed approximately 3000 paediatric and neonatal procedures including closure of ASD,VSD,PDA,Coronary Fistula, RSOV and stenting of PDA, Pulmonary artery, Coarctation, pulmonary vein, vertical vein and pulmonary vein perforation to name few.
  • Best case award - India Live - Mumbai 2020
  • Best Case Award - First joint conference for CSI and CHD - November 2016, Patna
  • Best Oral abstract award - National conference of PCSI - October 2016, Bengaluru
  • Best Case award-Asia Pacific Paediatric cardiac society APPCS-2014 New Delhi
  • Best Poster-Paediatric cardiac society annual conference - 2012 Thiruvanantpuram
  • Part of the core committee for establishing guidelines and indications for timing for intervention in congenital heart disease in India
  • Organising committee member for annual National Paediatric Cardiac Society of India (PCSI) conference Hyderabad- 2015
  • Organising member for first workshop in India on interventional ventricular septal defect closure -CARE Hospital-Hyderabad -June 2013
  • Certified user for Abott Amplatzer plug 3 for Paravalvular leak

Work Experience:





November 2015 till date

7 years

Consultant Paediatric interventional Cardiologist and Foetal Cardiologist

Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences -KIMS Secunderabad-Telangana KIMS Cuddles-Hyderabad- Telangana

June 2011 - November 2015

4 and half years

Consultant Interventional Paediatric Cardiologist

CARE Hospital

Banjara Hills -Hyderabad- Telangana

June 2012

One month

Fellow Foetal Cardiology

Mediscan centre for Foetal Medicine and foetal Cardiology

Chennai -Tamil Nadu

February 2009-May 2011

2 years

Fellow Paediatric Cardiology

Frontier Lifeline Hospital and International centre for Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences-

Dr KM Cherian Heart Foundation

Chennai -Tamil Nadu

June 2007-February 2009

18 months

Senior Registrar-Pediatric cardiac Intensive care unit (Paediatric Cardiac ICU)

Narayana Hrudyalaya health City -Bengaluru- Karnataka

June 2006 -February


7 months

Registrar - Paediatric Intensive Care unit (PICU)

B. J Wadia Children Hospital Mumbai -Maharashtra

June 2003-May2006

3 years

Post graduate Trainee

Maharaja Yashwanth Rao (MYH) Hospital, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikatsalya (CNBC)- Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya (DAVV)

Indore-Madhya Pradesh


For Abott /St Jude Medical, Lifetech Scientific and Memopart Lepu Medical for device closures in congenital and structural heart disease

Membership and Position Held:

Pediatric Cardiac Society of India(PCSI) - Lifetime member

Cardiac Society of India (CSI)-Lifetime member

Associate editor-Indian Journal of Clinical Cardiology -indexed journal SAGE publications

Selected Paper Publications:

1. Verma S, Gouthami V. Role of echocardiography in balloon dilatation of aortic valve. J Indian Acad Echocardiogr Cardiovasc Imaging 2022;6:197-208.

2. Verma Sudeep, Mathew R, Khan KM, Gouthami V. Allergic myocardial infarction (Kounis syndrome) in a child with scorpion sting. Ann Pediatr Card 2021;14:441-2

3. Dharmapuram AK, Ramadoss N, Goutami V, Verma S, Pande S, Devalaraja S. Early experience with surgical strategies aimed at preserving the pulmonary valve and annulus during repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Ann Pediatr Card 2021;14:315-2

4. Avula SK, Verma S, Ram A, Lankala R. Rare cause of neonatal pulmonary hypertension: Congenital intrahepatic portosystemic shunt through an aneurysm. Ann Pediatr Card 2021;14:220-3

5. Dharmapuram AK, Ramadoss N, Goutami V, Verma Sudeep, Pande S. Early Experience With Pulmonary Root Translocation in Transposition of the Great Arteries With Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2021;12(2):197-203.

6. Ramadoss, N., Dharmapuram, A.K., Goutami V. Sudeep Verma Avoiding use of total circulatory arrest in the practice of congenital heart surgery. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 37, 174–182 (2021)

7. Dharmapuram AK, Ramadoss N, Verma S, Vejendla G, Ivatury RM. Early outcomes of modification of end to side repair of coarctation of aorta with arch hypoplasia in neonates and infants. Ann Pediatr Card 2018;11:267-74

8. Saxena A. Verma S et. al. Indian guidelines for indications and timing of intervention for common congenital heart diseases: Revised and updated consensus statement of the Working group on management of congenital heart diseases. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2019 Sep-Dec;12(3):254-286.

9. Saxena A. Verma S et. al Indian guidelines for indications and timing of intervention for common congenital heart diseases: Revised and updated consensus statement of the Working group on management of congenital heart diseases. Indian Heart J. 2019 May-Jun;71(3):207-223

10. Saxena A. Verma S et. al Indian guidelines for indications and timing of intervention for common congenital heart diseases: Revised and updated consensus statement of the Working group on management of congenital heart diseases. Indian Pediatr. 2020 Feb 15;57(2):143-157

11. Natuva R, Verma S, Padmanabhan TN. An interesting case of normal variant misinterpreted as left atrial mass. J Indian coll cardiol 2020;10(3):142

12. Verma S, Gouthami V, Rao HB. Incessant fascicular ventricular tachycardia in an infant with heart failure.Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 Apr-Jun;13(2):153-156.

13. Anil Dharmapuram, Verma Sudeep, V Gouthami, R Nagarajan, I M Rao. Early outcomes of modification of end-to-side repair of coarctation of aorta with arch hypoplasia from thoracotomy in neonates and infants. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Sep-Dec;11(3):267-274

14. Sudeep Verma, C shanthi, Indrani Suresh Apparent normal arrangement pattern of three vessel view in a fetus with Transposition of great arteries and L-malposed aorta’. Annals of Paediatric Cardiology published 2017

15. Koneti Nageswara Rao, Verma Sudeep. Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Perforation using Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) wire in Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum". Annals of Paediatric Cardiologist published 2017

16. Anil Dharmapuram, Verma Sudeep.Preliminary experience with the use of an extracellular matrix to augment the native pulmonary valve during repair of tetralogy of fallot . World Journal for Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery published 2017

17. Verma Sudeep,Anand Subramanian,R Saileela,Nageswara Rao Koneti.Closure of patent vertical vein after repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection.Ann Pediatr Cardiol Sep-Dec 2015; 8(3): 221-224

18. Sriniwas Murki,Sai Kiran,Deepak Sharma,Nageswara Rao, Sudeep Verma.Congenital ductus aneurysm: an unusual cause of transient neonatal hypertension.BMJ Case Rep 2014 5;2014

19. Nipun Mahajan, Nageswara Rao Koneti, Sudeep Verma, Shweta Bakhru, Pallavi Kathare. Emergency renal artery stenting in acute renal failure in children with Takayasu arteritis .Indian Heart J 2013 Sep-Oct;65(5):600-2

20. Nageswara Rao Koneti, Sudeep Verma, Shweta Bakhru, Karunakar V, Pallavi K,Raghava Raju P, Shakeel Qureshi.Transcatheter transeptal antegrade closure of muscular ventricular septal defects in children.Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2013 Oct 1;82(4):E500-6.

21. Nageswara Rao Koneti, Sudeep Verma, Shweta Bakhru, Pallavi Kathare, B.R Jagannath.Epicardial deployment of right ventricular disc during periventricular device closure in a child with apical muscular ventricular septal defect.Ann Pediatr Cardiol 2013 Jul;6(2):176-8

22. Karunakar V, Sudeep Verma, Johann Christopher, Nageswara Rao Koneti.

Transcatheter closure of large RPA to LA fistula.Ann Pediatr Cardiol 2013 Jul;6(2): 188-190

23. Krishnan Ganapathy Subramaniam, Kulasekharan Marimuthu, Krishna Manohar, Sudeep Verma, Kotturathu Mammen Cherian.Anterior arch translocation for coarctation of circumflex aorta using median sternotomy without cardiopulmonary bypas. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Jun 16;141(6):1543-5.

24. Anuradha Sridhar, Raghavan Subramanyan, Sudeep Verma, Smartin Abraham.Anatomically corrected malposition of great arteries Ann Pediatr Cardiol 2010 Jul;3(2):187-89.

25. Sudeep Verma, Charumathi Dasarathan, R Premsekar, Prashanth Vaijyanath.Off pump coronary artery bypass grafting in kawasaki disease.Ann Pediatr Cardiol 2010 Jul;3(2):190-2

Ongoing Research:

Normal variation on echocardiography and its impact of haemodynamics and cardiac anatomy

Echo evaluation to assess Pulmonary artery development

Portosystemic shunt in children with its effects on cardiovascular system- foetal and paediatric age group


Selected Oral Presentations:

VSD device closure in criss cross heart with NRGA -Frankfurt CSI June 2022

RVOT stent embolisation in an infant -PCSI-2022 Kolkata

Post MI VSD closure-tips and tricks -PCSI Delhi 2021

Unusual congenital coronary artery abnormalities - detected on echocardiographic examination-ECHO India 2020 September

Complex and unusual interventions in Paediatric cardiology- CSI Vietnam 2020 March

Team work in management of PAH-Telangana state CSI 2019

Oxymetry Do and don’t - Annual PCSI Conference Raipur-2018

Closure of Portosystemic shunt as a cause for persistent PAH in a neonate- PAH Conclave Mumbai-2018

Dobutamine stress echo in a child with aortic stenosis and severe LV dysfunction Echo India 2018- Chennai

Tale of Bleeding haemorrhoids in a two year old child posted for liver transplantation- follow up of two years- India Live 2018- Chennai, TN

Nightmare case- how to get out of wire- PCSI 2017 HN Reliance Hospital, Mumbai

Early recognition of VSD in Infancy and medical management- First Joint conference of CSI and CHD - Patna 2016

Bleeding haemorrhoids in a two year old child: posted for liver transplantation: PCSI 2016 - Bengaluru

Congenital complete heart Block- decision making-Annual DNB update- KIMS Hospital 2016

Differential Diagnosis of VSD -PS physiology with CXR and ECG- Annual DNB update- KIMS Hospital 2016

Immediate and medium term outcome of Percutaneous Balloon pulmonary valvotomy in children less than 2 months of age - CSI Asia Pacific -Vietnam 2015

LV dysfunction after pulmonary root translocation: a missing link- PCSI 2015 Hyderabad

Technical considerations in paediatric cardiac interventions- PCSI 2015 annual conference -Hyderabad

RVOT Stenting in children: immediate and medium term outcome - Asia Pacific Paediatric cardiac society annual conference 2014 New Delhi

Immediate recoil and embolization during coarctation stenting: rescue deployment in normal aortic segment- Asia Pacific Pediatric cardiac society annual conference 2014 New Delhi -2014

Transesophageal assessment of Atrial septal defect- ACVS 2014 Hyderabad

First case of LA appendage closure in India-ACVS 2013 Hyderabad

Varied manifestations of ductal aneurysm in neonates - PCSI 2012- Chennai

Clues to heart disease in infants and children - CME - IAP - Vijaywada

Early results of indigenous decellularised porcine xenografts in RVOT reconstruction WSCTS –Chennai 2010

Flash pulmonary oedema following TOF repair – etiology and management considerations WSCTS Chennai -2010

Use of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) neochordae in repair of dysplastic tricuspid valves- WSCTS Chennai -2010

Indigenous conduits in paediatric cardiac surgery – CSI Chennai October 2010

Surgical management of TAPVC- analysis of mortality and contributing factor- PCSI kochi 2008


ACVS India-2018, 2019

Miami PICS- 2013

CSI Frankfurt -2014 June

APPCS 2014 - New Delhi

ACVS -2012,2013 - Hyderabad

PCSI 2015 - Hyderabad

ACVS-2017- Hyderabad

ACT 2017- Chennai

Teaching Experience:

DNB Teacher for e-classes for Paediatric Cardiologist students and paediatrics

DNB examiner for paediatric cardiology in 2021-2022

Training for cardiologists and paediatric cardiologist for Pediatric cardiac interventions

Conducted first ever paediatric quiz in paediatric Cardiology for the postgraduates and fellow students during annual PCSI meeting- PCSI 2015 Hyderabad , did same during PCSI 2016 also

Faculty for annual DNB update- KIMS Hospital - Secunderabad- last3 years

Faculty for annual rhythm conference - KIMS Secunderabad from last 3 years

Conducted various CME's and Workshops for the cardiologists and paediatricians

Actively involved in the teaching for undergraduates medical students, nursing , biomedical , DNB and FNB fellows. This has been in the form of case presentations, ward and ICU rounds , outpatient clinics, clinical case discussions  and lectures

Out Station Experience:

Doing congenital heart disease interventions regularly at places like Indore, Imphal, Nanded, Vizag, Vijaywada, Anantpur, Ongole, Bhubaneshwar

Regular out reach clinics to Nanded, Warangal, Vizag, Nalgonda, Indore

Visiting paediatric cardiologist for neonatal and paediatric units of Hyderabad and Secunderabad (Suraksha, Paramitha and Ankura Hospitals)

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