Photo of Manu RajachandranManu Rajachandran, M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease; Vascular Medicine

Education

  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Medicine, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences - Los Angeles, California; Interventional Cardiology, The Miami Heart Institute - Miami, Florida; Clinical Fellowship- Vascular Medicine, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center - Bronx, New York
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center - Bronx, New York
  • Medical School: Brown University School of Medicine - Providence, Rhode Island
  • Undergraduate: BA Biochemistry, Brown University School of Medicine - Providence, Rhode Island

About Dr. Rajachandran

Dr. Rajachandran spent his undergraduate years (1981-1985) at Brown University, earning a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry. He then completed medical school at The Program in Medicine at Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, in Providence Rhode Island (1988). He then completed a residency in internal medicine at The Albert Einstein Medical School- Montefiore Hospital in New York City (1992). He subsequently went on to complete a cardiology fellowship at The UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California (1995), followed by an interventional cardiology fellowship at The Miami Heart Institute in Miami, Florida (1996). This was followed by additional specialty fellowship training in Vascular Medicine at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Tufts University Medical School, in Boston, MA (1997). He served on the clinical faculty of UCLA School of Medicine in Cardiology, from 1997 to 1999. He then assumed the role of Chair of Endovascular Medicine at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in New Jersey, and served as clinical associate professor of medicine at UMDNJ-RWJ Medical School (1999-2009).

Dr. Rajachandran comes to El Paso, after having served as chairman of a newly created cardiovascular program at Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania, (2010-2018) which he successfully founded and helmed until 2018. He has a keen interest in research related to peripheral arterial disease, and has participated in many clinical trials in PAD. He has authored both clinical publications, and contributed book chapters in the field of venous and arterial disease.His clinical interests include minimally invasive procedures such as coronary angioplasty and stenting, to treat coronary artery disease, and endovascular intervention to treat periperhal arterial disease and venous disease.

Special Interests

  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Coronary Angioplasty/Stenting
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Arterial and Venous Disorders
  • Critical Limb Ischemia and Limb Salvage
  • Varicose Vein/Venous Insufficiency Therapy