Dr. Raghu Motaganahalli, is a Professor of Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine and an attending Surgeon at the Indiana University Methodist Hospital. He is the Division Chief of Vascular Surgery and the Program Director of vascular surgery training programs.
He completed his medical school education and surgery residency in India, followed by visiting fellowships at the Cardiovascular Institute in Buenos Aires with Dr. Juan Parodi. In addition, he completed his general and vascular surgery residency training at the St Louis University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri. He is a distinguished fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and an Associate member of the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators.
He served as the President of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (2021-22) besides serving as the President of the Indiana State Chapter American College of Surgeons. He serves SVS, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery, and the American Board of Surgery in various committees.
He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Vascular Surgery, Annals of Vascular Surgery, and Vascular Endovascular Surgery. He is the principal investigator of over 30 clinical trials in vascular surgery at The Indiana University School of Medicine and served as the US National Principal Investigator for DW-MRI Transcarotid revascularization. Dr. Motaganahalli has over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and abstracts. He routinely presents his work at several national and international medical conferences.