Harish Seethamraju

Harish Seethamraju, MD

  • SENIOR FACULTY | Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • SENIOR FACULTY | Cardiovascular Surgery

Specialties:

Pulmonary Medicine (Lung), Critical Care Medicine

Harish Seethamraju, MD, is the Medical Director for the Mount Sinai Lung Transplantation Program. He is recognized as an international expert in lung transplantation and advanced lung failure. Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Seethamraju was the Medical Director, Lung Transplantation at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. In his early career he was an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and previously served as the Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Houston Methodist Hospital / Baylor College of Medicine.

He earned a BS from Little Flower Junior College in Hyderabad, India, and an MBBS from Gandhi Medical College, University of Health Sciences (Osmania University), Hyderabad, India, where he also completed his internship. He completed his residency at the Indian Institute of Child & Maternal Health at Niloufer Hospital at the Osmania University of Medical Sciences; and served as a resident and fellow at the Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn. He completed his fellowship in pulmonary medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Seethamraju’s research has been published in high impact medical journals including the Texas Heart Institute Journal, Pediatric Transplantation, Chest, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

He is a member of the American Society of Transplantation, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant. He was twice awarded Best Attending of the Year at Baylor College of Medicine, Pulmonary Section. Dr. Seethamraju is a frequent lecturer and has presented at many national and international conferences.

Certifications

Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MBBS, Gandhi Medical College, Osmania University

Residency, Internal Medicine, Interfaith Medical Center

Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, Interfaith Medical Center

Fellowship, Critical Care, Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Baylor College of Medicine

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