Dr. Murali Macherla, MD

Dr. Murali Macherla, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Murali Macherla, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Government Kilpauk Medical College in 1986 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

8402 E Shea Blvd Ste 100

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Health Choice of Arizona
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Mercy Care
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Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Unprofessional Conduct (10/4/2017)View details
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Dr. Macherla's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Macherla treats Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Macherla treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Macherla treats Aneurysm more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Macherla treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Macherla performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Macherla performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Macherla's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • da Vinci® Lobectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Murali Macherla, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Government Kilpauk Medical College in 1986 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2008
Arizona Heart Inst
Fellowship Hospital
2006
University of Chicago Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
2005
University of New Mexico / Main Campus
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1986
Government Kilpauk Medical College
Medical School
2008
2006
2005
1999
1986

Languages

  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • English

Dr. Macherla's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Macherla

4.3

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Dr Macherla always took the time to explain things and to answer all questions.
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Dr. Macherla, I would highly recommend to family and friends. Very easy to talk with and a GREAT surgeon. Saved my life.Thank you, John Wilhoit
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Dr Murali has been very efficient and caring every time I met with him.
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Arizona Foundation
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Phoenix Health Plan
Bridgeway Health Solutions
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Health Choice of Arizona
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Health Net
Advantage Platinum HMO
Health Net HMO
Health Net PPO
Medicare HMO
Medicare POS
Medicare PPO
Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
Health Net of Arizona HMO
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Gold
Gold Choice
Gold HMO
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
SCAN Health Plan
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
Choice Plus
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Commercial HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
United Healthcare HMO

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