Dr. Ashok Muralidaran

Where did you complete most of your training?
Yale University, Connecticut and Stanford University, California

What is your special area of interest?
Surgical correction of birth defects of the heart in children and adults

What is the best thing about working in CHD?
The satisfaction of taking care of people with critical heart conditions that they did nothing to deserve.

What is one thing that you think that all patients with CHD should know?
That there are multiple resources available for you – medical and social, to help with any issues that may arise. You are not alone and to please utilize these resources.

If you weren’t a doctor, what would you be?
Not sure – a pilot in the Air Force?

Do you have any interesting hobbies or talents or pets?
Enjoy listening to different genres of music, play squash, used to love playing cricket but can’t anymore – too old for that!