Dr. Sudish Murthy is a Thoracic Surgeon in the Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery at The Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic and a Professor of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He holds the Daniel and Karen Lee Endowed Chair in Thoracic Surgery, is the Section Head of General Thoracic Surgery, Surgical Director of the Center of Major Airway Disease, and Associate Program Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Murthy is approaching over 10,000 operations throughout his lengthy and distinguished career.
Dr. Murthy earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and a PhD in pathology from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. At Columbia, he received the Janeway Prize for top achievement in his graduating class, the Robert F. Loeb Award for excellence in Clinical Medicine, the Merck Award for outstanding scholarship, and several other awards.
Dr. Murthy completed his internship and residency in surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard University, Boston. He continued there for a residency in cardiothoracic surgery. As a Harvard University Clinical Fellow, he was selected as the Whitman Traveling Scholar and served as the surgical emissary for Harvard Medical School in the Department of Esophageal Surgery at Queen Mary Hospital Medical Center at the University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Murthy is a dedicated researcher and prolific writer. He is the Thoracic Associate Editor for the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and has authored or co-authored more than 250 scientific articles in leading peer-reviewed medical journals and more than a dozen chapters in medical textbooks.