Dr. Nagaraj Desai is a distinguished adult interventional cardiologist with a special interest in coronary artery disease. Currently, he is designated Professor and Head of the Department of Cardiology at JSS Medical College and University, Mysore. He holds the concurrent appointment of Head, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Sciences at the recently-opened, multispeciality JSS Hospital, an 1800-bed tertiary care academic centre attached to the same institution. Dr. Desai also visits Namana... [+]



  • Fellow of the Indian College of Cardiology (FICC).
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC).
  • Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (FAPSIC).


  • Member, Association of Physicians of India.
  • American Heart Association accreditation.


Involved in several national and international research studies since last 30 years.


Published more than 100 abstracts, 30 papers, three chapters in textbooks and one monograph.
Many articles in newspapers and magazines. 


MBBS: MR Medical College, Gulbarga. 1974.
MD (Medicine): Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. 1978.

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