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Meet the Doctors of Arizona Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
Scottsdale 480-661-0700 | Peoria 623-476-5190

Arizona Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (AzCVTS) is a harmonious and office that houses a team of extraordinary medical and business professionals, featuring three experienced cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons.  Our trio of expert surgeons includes two highly accomplished and awarded surgeons: Dr. Rajeev Kathuria and Dr. Robert Riley.  These cutting edge professionals perform surgeries and see patients in several locations including Banner Boswell Medical Center, Scottsdale Healthcare Hospitals, and AzCVTS locations in Scottsdale and Peoria.

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Rajeev S. Kathuria, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Rajeev S. Kathuria, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Kathuria serves as Managing Partner of Arizona Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon’s.  Banner Boswell Medical Center proudly features the award winning Dr. Kathuria where he is the current CV Section Chief and past Surgery Department Chairman.  In addition to practicing at Boswell Medical Center Dr. Kathuria performs surgeries at Scottsdale Healthcare Hospitals. Prior to opening his practice at Arizona Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons he practiced at the Arizona Heart Institute for 11 years where he served as Medical Director for cardiovascular surgery.

Dr. Katuria is widely published and has delivered many presentations on cardiovascular topics, including “Ventricular Remodeling – New Options for Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure.” and “Advances in Cardiac Surgery”.   He also sits on several committees, including the Peer Review Committee at Boswell Medical Center.


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Robert Riley, M.D.

Robert Riley, M.D.

Dr. Riley is board-certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, the American Board of Surgery, and the National Board of Medical Examiners.  After receiving his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond Virginia he completed his residency in general surgery and followed that up with a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston-Salem North Carolina. He remained on staff at Wake Forest University as an assistant professor of surgery until 2004 when he moved to Arizona.

As a medical director and Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Scottsdale Healthcare, Dr. Riley specializes in thoracic and adult cardiac surgery with an emphasis on valve surgery, including minimally invasive valve repair and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).


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Murali Macherla, M.D.

Murali Macherla, M.D.

Dr. Macherla joined AzCVTS in September 2012 after relocating to Arizona from Cape Griardeau, MO where he was employed by Southeast Cardiac and Vascular Surgery.

He received his medical degree from the University of Madras in India.  He completed his General surgery training at Memorial Medical Center/Temple University in Johnstown, PA. and his Cardiothoracic and Vascular training at the University of New Mexico, the University of Chicago and the Arizona Heart Institute.

Dr. Macherla’s areas of expertise lie within Thoracic and Vascular surgery, including procedures for peripheral and venous diseases.

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EAST & WEST VALLEY LOCATIONS TO BETTER SERVE YOU & YOUR NEEDS:

SCOTTSDALE
8402 E Shea Blvd Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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480-661-0700

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
No Weekends or Holidays

PEORIA
13943 N. 91st Ave. Suite B-101
Peoria, AZ 85381
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623-476-5190

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm
No Weekends or Holidays

 
 
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