Vinayak Kamath

Section Chief

Vinayak Kamath

Section Chief


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Cardiothoracic

Other Duties

Ellison Distinguished Chair in Cardiothoracic Surg, Surgery, Cardiothoracic

  • (706) 721-3226
  • BA 4300


  • MD, Medicine (MD) University of Indore, 1973


  • PHY State of Georgia, 1982

Awards & Honors

  • Robert G. Ellison Distinguished Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SURG 5100

    Basic Clkshp in Surgery SS
  • RSUR 5000


Teaching Interests

Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cardiac Assisted Devices, Atrirt Fibrillation Surgery


Selected Recent Publications

  • Increased tissue angiotensin-converting enzyme activity impairs bradykinin-induced dilation of coronary arterioles in obesity, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Professional Service

  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • United Way of CSRA 2016 - Present

    Role: Chair
  • American Heart Association 2013 - Present

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past