Doctor Profile

Dr. Raghuram Sekhar

Consultant, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

MS, FRCSEd, FRCSGlasg, FVSI

  • Clinics: Diabetic Foot Clinic, Varicose Vein Clinic
  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 29 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Hindi, English, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil
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Biography

Dr Sekhar leads the most complete & Comprehensive vascular health programme in the city of Mumbai. He is also the most experienced clinician in treating vascular diseases in the city and has been accredited by some of the most prestigious institutions in the world.

My Mantra

Honest, practical, humane yet scientific approach to vascular disease

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Peripheral Vascular Disease and Diabetic Foot complications, Non healing leg wounds, Deep Vein thrombosis, Varicose veins solutions, especially in previously failed cases

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

All open and endovascular procedures for peripheral vascular conditions

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Bypasses, Angioplasties, Thermal ablation for varicose veins including laser, RF ablation, glue, microwave therapy, sclerotherapy, Thrombolysis for acute arterial and venous thromboembolism including the largest number of pharmacomechanical thrombectomies using Angiojet in the country, Deep venous reconstruction including venous stenting using Intravascular Ultrasound(IVUS), Medical management of various autoimmune and allied vascular diseases

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Travelling Fellowship, Cologne, Germany
    • European Vascular Society fellowship, Madrid, Spain

    Certifications

    • The Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    • University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    • EVF certification, Hisperia Hospital, Italy
  • National Award Winner Government of India 2009
  • Has mentored several trainee vascular surgeons in India & abroad.
  • Largest volume of independent work in endovascular(keyhole) procedures by a vascular surgeon in Mumbai and only vascular surgeon in Mumbai certified in Advanced vascular surgery and endovascular procedures by The Royal College of Surgeons, UK.

Dr. R Sekhar is one of the few accredited Vascular Surgeons in India with over 29 years of experience in surgery and 18 years in vascular surgery. He is been trained extensively in both open and endovascular (keyhole) techniques of managing vascular diseases.

Publications:

More than 600 national and international presentations and 60 publications .Editor in Chief of the Yearbook of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2016,2018,2020(in press). Editotial board member of the Indian Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery.

Professional Memberships

  • Vascular Society of India (National Faculty)
  • Society of Vascular Surgery, USA
  • Association of Trauma Surgeons of India
  • Diabetic Foot Society of India
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Sudha Malviya, Mumbai

    They pulled my husband back from disaster, performed carotid artery surgery with outstanding expertise

Procedure Total individual experience No in KDAH International yardstick KDAH score sheet
Carotid
Endarterectomy
More than 200 cases 46 Intraoperative stroke rates <2% 1.6%
Thermal ablation for varicose veins More than 5000 cases More than 1000 Recurrence 3% - 5% 3% - 5%
Leg angioplasty for limb ischemia More than 2000 More than 800 Target lesion revascularization : 20%
Major amputation:
less than 5%
Less than 20%
Less than 5%
DVT/Pulmonary Embolism catheter More than 500 More than 150 Mortality : 2%-5% Cerebral bleed : 2.7% Less than 2%
thrombolysis   150 Cerebral bleed : 2.7%  
Acute limb ischemia procedures More than 500 More than 200 Upto Stage IIb : 80% >80%
Dialysis access surgery More than 2000 More than 300 Success to dialyze(Native) : 75% 
1 yr Patency(grafts) : 40%
75%
>50%
Arterial aneurysms More than 150 More than 50 Perioperative mortality : less than 2% Less than 2%

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