Dr. Ravinder Singh Rao

Chairman, RHL Heart Centre
Head - Complex Angioplasty - TAVI Program

Monday - Saturday

9:00Am to 5:00Pm


Chairman, RHL Heart Centre
Head - Complex Angioplasty - TAVI Program


Heart Center - Center of Excellence

Brief Introduction

Dr. Ravinder Singh Rao is an accomplished cardiologist who holds the esteemed positions of Vice Chairman at MJ Rajasthan Hospital and Chairman of the RHL Heart Center in Jaipur. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Stanley Medical College in Chennai, where he completed his MBBS degree. Furthering his academic journey, he earned his MD in Medicine and DM in Cardiology from the renowned SMS Medical College in Jaipur.

Driven by a passion for expanding his knowledge, Dr. Rao pursued specialized fellowships to enhance his skills. He completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, USA, and a structural heart disease fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, USA.

Returning to India armed with his extensive expertise, Dr. Rao has been a pioneer in establishing groundbreaking cardiac procedures. He introduced complex angioplasty, TAVI, MitraClip, Impella, and double valve replacement through catheterization, contributing significantly to the advancement of cardiovascular care. He was invited to perform &teach skills of these life saving cardiac procedures in over 50 premier institutions across India, including AIIMS Delhi, PGI Chandigarh, CMC Vellore, Narayana Hrudayalaya Bangalore, and Apollo Chennai.To provide his expertise to sick patients of central &south India, he is providing his services asconsultant at Leelawati Hospital Mumbai one day a week.

Dr. Rao's commitment to improving patient outcomes extends beyond India's borders. His expertise is also sought after by neighbouring Asian countries, including Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Nepal, and Bangladesh, where he both treats patients and trains fellow doctors.

Dr. Rao's involvement in medical innovation is noteworthy. He contributed to the development of an indigenous Indian valve and performed TAVI with valve to prove its effectiveness not only in India but also in several European hospitals, including those in Germany, Denmark, Italy, Poland, and Hungary. He is a trailblazer in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in India, having successfully performed over 700 procedures. He has also taken on the role of training cardiologists nationwide, including at prestigious institutions like AIIMS New Delhi, PGI Chandigarh, and CMC Vellore.

Dr. Rao's dedication to research and publication is evident through his numerous contributions to national and international medical journals. Throughout his career, he has upheld a philosophy of earning his patients' trust by delivering excellent medical care. His commitment to his patients and the community inspired him to establish the world-class RHL Heart Center at MJ Rajasthan Hospital in Jaipur, further solidifying his legacy as a leading figure in cardiovascular medicine.


  • MBBS -  Stanley Medical College & Hospital, Chennai
  • MD -  SMS Medical College, Jaipur
  • DM Cardiology -  SMS Medical College, Jaipur
  • Fellowship Interventional Cardiology -  Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA
  • Fellowship Interventional Structural Heart Disease - Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis


  • Director: TAVR Program
  • Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
  • Structural Heart Disease Specialist
  • Course Director, India Valves
  • Eternal Hospital, Jaipur

Area of Expertise


  • Have Experience of more than 400 TAVR cases.
  • Proctor for TAVR in Asia Pacific
  • Proctored at multiple centers in India and outside India
  • National CO-PI for TAVR trial in India(My Valve)
  • Principle investigator for TAVR studies at the center


  • TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation) (More than 400 TAVR cases till date)
  • Complex Coronary Angioplasty
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Disease Interventions
  • Mitraclip
  •  Melody Valve
  • ASD/VSD/PDA Closure
  • Paravalvular Leak Closure
  • Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure device
  • Paravalvular Leak Closure
  •  Valve in Valve Procedure
  •  PDA Aortic Aneurysm
  • Paravalvular Leak Closure
  •  Coarctation of Aorta
  •  Complex coronary intervention including rotablation
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease intervention
  •  Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty
  • Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Balloon Pulmonary Valvuloplasty