Ashok Muralidaran, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine


Dr. Ashok Muralidaran is an associate professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine.

He specializes in surgery on children and adults with congenital heart disease. He also does research on patient outcomes after congenital cardiac surgery and on blood conservation in pediatric cardiac surgery.

Dr. Muralidaran earned his M.D. degree from Madras Medical College in India. He completed his residency in general surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. He completed research fellowships at the Fetal Care Research Foundation in Chennai, Indian; in hepatobiliary surgery at the University of Southern California; and in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University. He also completed fellowships in thoracic surgery at the Yale University/Yale New Haven Medical Center and in pediatric and congenital cardiac surgery at Stanford University.

When he's not working, Dr. Muralidaran enjoys spending time with his son, daughter and wife. He loves to read books, hike, work out and play racquet sports.

Education and training

    • M.B.B.S., 1999, Madras Medical College
  • Internship

    • General Surgery, Government General Hospital, Chennai, India, 2001
  • Residency

    • General Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2009
  • Fellowship

    • Research Fellowship, Fetal Care Research Foundation, Chennai, India, 2002
    • Research Fellowship, Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery, University of Southern California, 2003
    • Research Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University, CA, 2006
    • Thoracic Surgery, Yale University/Yale New-Haven Medical Center, New Haven, CT, 2011
    • Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University, CA, 2013
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2012
    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Subspecialty: Congenital Cardiac Surgery, 2014

Memberships and associations:

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Honors and awards

  • Chief Resident of the Year, Maimonides Medical Center, 2009
  • Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology Fellowship Teaching Award, OHSU, 2016
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Faculty Teaching Award, OHSU, 2017
  • Fellows' Faculty Teaching Award for Congenital Cardiac Surgery, OHSU, 2018
  • Fellows’ Teaching Award, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, OHSU, 2019
  • Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology Fellowship Teaching Award, OHSU, 2019


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