Dr. Karunakar Rapolu

Dr. Karunakar Rapolu

Cardiology| 8 Yrs
Doctor Education
MBBS, MD, DM (Cardio)
Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills,Hyderabad
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English, Hindi, Telugu
About Dr. Karunakar Rapolu

With more than a decade of experience, Dr. Karunakar Rapolu is one of the best cardiologists in Hyderabad. He specialises in Tricuspid Valve Repair (Tric valve), Complex Coronary Interventions, Peripheral Interventions, and Device Closures. Some of the conditions he treats are structural heart disease, cardiac tamponade, aortic aneurysm, heart failure, and hypertension.

Dr. Karunakar has served as Faculty for many conferences including the Singapore Live Conference, Cardiocon, and APVIC.

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Detailed Experience

- Consultant at Apollo Hospital Jubilee Hills (2012-present)

- Cardiology DNB Programme trainer and Thesis Guide, Apollo Hospitals

- Dept of cardiology at Osmania general hospital (2010-2012)

- Visiting consultant Apollo Medical College

Awards & Achievements
  • - 1st Runner-up in Asia Pacific Vascular Society, Iron Man Competition
Professional Memberships
  • - Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
  • - Medical Council of India
Research and Publications
  • - Prognostic Significance of Electrocardiographic Changes in Diphtheria Myocarditis: A Cross-Sectional Study; International Journal of Clinical Medicine Vol.5 No.15,  Pub. Date: August 7, 2014 Karnakar Rapolu, Krishna Malakonda Reddy Parvathareddy, Suneetha Karumuri, Srinivasa Polasa, Ashok Thakka JACC Publication 2021 2022
  • Conditions Treated:
  • - Coronary Artery Disease
  • - Peripheral Artery Disease
  • - Chronic Total Occlusion
  • - High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
  • - Heart Failure – Cardiomyopathy, valve disorders
  • - Aortic Aneurysm
  • - Structural Heart Disease – valve stenosis, valve regurgitation, valve prolapse
  • - Ventricular tachycardia complete heart block sick sinus syndrome
  • - Cardiac tamponade
  • - Emergency care – Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Chest pain (angina) presentation
  • Procedures Performed:
  • - Angiogram and Angioplasty (coronary stent)
  • - Primary angioplasty for MI pacemaker
  • - CRT and leadless (Micra) pacemaker implantation
  • - TAVI/ TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation / Replacement)
  • - TMVR (Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation / Replacement)
  • - Complex and high risk (CHIP) angioplasties – multi-vessel stenting, total arterial revascularization, left main stenting, bifurcation stenting, peripheral stenting, carotid stenting, renal stenting, endovascular graft, Rotablation
  • - IVL (Intra Vascular Lithotripsy), procedures with IABP and Impella support
  • - Alcohol septal ablation
  • - Tricuspid Valve Repair (Tric valve)
  • - OCT / IVUS guided angioplasty
  • - Mitraclip
  • MONDAY11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • TUESDAY11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • WEDNESDAYNo slots available
  • THURSDAY11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • FRIDAY11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • SATURDAY11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • SUNDAYNo slots available
  • MONDAY11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • TUESDAY11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • WEDNESDAYNo slots available
  • THURSDAY11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • FRIDAY11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • SATURDAY11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • SUNDAYNo slots available

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Dr Karunakar Rapolu offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills,Hyderabad

Dr Karunakar Rapolu is a Cardiologist with over 8 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MD, DM (Cardio)

Dr Karunakar Rapolu can speak English, Hindi, Telugu.

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