Dr. Murali Dharan, MD

Dr. Murali Dharan, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 59
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Dr. Murali Dharan, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Danville, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 120

Danville, CA 94526

Contact Information

(925) 676-2600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Dharan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dharan performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Dharan performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dharan performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Dharan performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dharan performs Lung Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Dharan performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Dharan's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Murali Dharan, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Danville, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1992
    Deborah Heart&Lung Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    Madras Med Coll/Govt Gen Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    P.S.G. Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Dr M.G.R. University / Coimbatore Medical College
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1982
    Dr M.G.R. University / Coimbatore Medical College
    Internship Hospital
    1982

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Dr. Dharan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dharan

4.5

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
84.61538461538461%
(22)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.6923076923076925%
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Excellent surgeon! I had a mitral valve repair done recently, and Dr. Dharan was very patient in answering all my questions and putting me at ease. Prior to the procedure, he walked me through the process and gave me a timeline of what to expect during the recovery period. So far everything has...Read More
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I met with Dr. Dharan for a consultation for mitral valve regurgitation. The moment I met him, I knew this was the doctor for me. Dr. Dharan never talked over my head or down to me. His approach was caring and compassionate. The surgery went off without a hitch, with the condition being...Read More
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Dr. Dharan performed a perfect repair on my Mitral Valve August 8, 2108 using a mani minimally invasive procedure. Not only is he a great surgeon...he also has excellent interpersonal skills. He is a straight talker who cuts to the chase. I highly recommend Dr. Dharan. Leslie Reams
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Dr. Dharan preformed a perfect repair on my Mitral Valve August 8, 2108 using a minimally invasive procedure. Not only is he a great surgeon...he also has excellent interpersonal skills. He is a straight talker who cuts to the chase. I highly recommend Dr. Dharan. Leslie...Read More
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Dr. Dharan is the most compassionate and empathetic physician I have had the pleasure to work with. His caring manner and clear explanations were extremely reassuring to me and my family as we had to decide between a stent or bypass procedure. I chose the bypass and am completely confident it was...Read More
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Aetna HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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