Venkatesh G. Ramaiah, MD, FACSRamaiah Venkatesh

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Venkatesh Ramaiah joined the medical staff of Abrazo Arizona Heart Institute and Hospital in 1999 after a year of private practice in vascular surgery at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. He received his medical degree (MBBS) and Masters in Surgery (MS) from the University of Bombay in India. He is board-certified in general surgery and completed his surgical training at Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Ramaiah also completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at the Arizona Heart Institute.

Dr. Ramaiah specializes in endovascular and vascular surgery. He treats conditions such as complications with blood vessels and intervenes to prevent aneurysms and heart attacks. Additionally, Dr. Ramaiah conducts endovascular research at the Arizona Heart Institute. He is currently the medical director of the Arizona Heart Hospital. He is also the director of Peripheral and Endovascular Research at the Arizona Heart Institute, and is the principal investigator in numerous research studies and protocols.

He is actively involved in many prestigious medical groups both nationally and internationally, serving as faculty and director, and has also published extensively in numerous journals and text book chapters.


  • Peripheral Vascular Interventional/Surgical:
    • Abdominal Aortic Surgery
    • Aneurysm Resection
    • Atherectomy
    • Balloon Angioplasty
    • Bypass Grafting
    • Embolectomy/Thrombectomy
    • Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Lower Extremity Bypass
    • Patch Angioplasty
    • Stent Implantation
    • Sympathectomy
    • Upper Extremity Surgery
    • Varicose Vein Stripping and Injections
  • Endovascular:
    • Carotid Stenting
    • Endoluminal Grafts Protocol
    • Endovascular Angioscopy
    • Intravascular Ultrasound
    • Peripheral Vessel Angioplasty
    • Rotoblator Ablation
    • Thrombolytic Therapy


Abrazo Arizona Heart Institute
1910 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (602) 266-2200
Fax: (602) 604-5032