As a Surgeon at Arizona Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons in Phoenix, Dr. Murali Macherla performs surgical interventions for a variety of conditions. He focuses particularly on treating Lung Cancer , Esophageal cancers as well as Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Aneurysms of the Thoracic, Abdominal, and Visceral arteries. Experienced in performing Endovascular Aneurysm repair, Dr. Murali Macherla also performs video-assisted Thoracoscopic and Robotic surgeries.
Board certified in General and Thoracic surgery, Dr. Murali Macherla completed an Endovascular fellowship at Arizona Heart Institute. He graduated from Thoracic Residency program at the University of New Mexico and the General surgery Residency program at Temple University's Memorial Medical Center.
Dr. Murali Macherla further stands out as the recipient of first-place honors in a resident paper competition for his work on the use of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in cases of blunt trauma during is General Surgery training.He also co-authored a chapter on Destination Therapy in a Heart Failure textbook.