Dr. Murali Macherla, MD

Dr. Murali Macherla, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Murali Macherla, MD is a cardiovascular surgery doctor who practices in Scottsdale, AZ. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

8402 E Shea Blvd Ste 100

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Contact Information

(480) 661-0700

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
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Thoracentesis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
high
more than 89% of peers
Aneurysm
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • da Vinci® Lobectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Unprofessional Conduct (10/4/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Arizona
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Macherla has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Macherla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Macherla's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macherla to family and friends
4.3
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Macherla's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Sun City West |
Dr Macherla always took the time to explain things and to answer all questions.
in Surprise, AZ |
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
in Costa Mesa, CA |
Dr Murali has been very efficient and caring every time I met with him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Macherla accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • 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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Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center
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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
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Gilbert, AZ 85297
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HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center
7400 E Osborn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
9003 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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