Dr. Murali Macherla, MD

Dr. Murali Macherla, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Murali Macherla, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Government Kilpauk Medical College in 1986 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

8402 E Shea Blvd Ste 100

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Contact Information

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

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

5  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*

47  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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51  Procedures


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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.


  • 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

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Media & Publications

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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
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Macherla's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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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