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Charan Mungara, M.D.

Monument Health Heart and Vascular Institute

Member of Monument Health Hospital Medical Staff

Contact Info

Monument Health Heart and Vascular Institute
4150 5th Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
US
Phone:
(605) 755-4300(605) 755-4300
Fax:
(605) 755-0682(605) 755-0682

Gender

  • male

About Charan Mungara, M.D.

Dr. Mungara is a Cardiovascular Surgeon at Monument Health Heart and Vascular Institute. He received his medical degree from the University of Mysore in Karnataka, India. He completed his residency in General Surgery and his fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics in Madison, WI.

Dr. Mungara was named a Top Doc in Milwaukee in 2020. He received the 2004 Scholarship Achievement Award during his General Surgery Residency and the Distinction in Anatomy, Internal Medicine, & Surgery in 2001 and 1995 from the University of Mysore in Karnataka, India. He is a Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Mungara has published papers on Temporary Total Artificial Heart for Destination Therapy and the Impact of Long-Term Continuous Flow on Endothelial and Microvascular Function in Heart Failure Patients Treated with a Left Ventricular Assist Device.

Dr. Mungara is especially interested in beating heart surgery, mitral valve repairs, Afib surgery, complex aortic surgery, TAVR and lung cancer surgery. In his spare time he enjoys traveling with his family and spending time in nature.

Board Certifications

Cardiothoracic Surgery

EDUCATION

M.D.-University of Mysore in Karnataka, India - 2001

FELLOWSHIP

Cardiothoracic Surgery-University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI - 2011

RESIDENCY

General Surgery-University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI - 2011

Distinctions & Awards

Top Doc in Milwaukee 2020
2004 Scholarship Achievement Award, University of Mysore in Karnataka, India
Distinction in Anatomy, Internal Medicine, & Surgery, 2001 & 1995, University of Mysore in Karnataka, India

About Monument Health Heart and Vascular Institute

Cardiologists at Monument Health Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI) are experts in cardiac and thoracic surgery, congestive heart failure, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology and vascular medicine. When they aren't treating patients, our providers are conducting life-changing research studies. In 2017, HVI earned the distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for patient care and outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting procedures. This rating places Monument Health among the most elite for heart bypass surgery in the United States and Canada.
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Monument Health Heart and Vascular Institute Rapid City
4150 5th Street
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
US
Phone:
(605) 755-4300(605) 755-4300
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