Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula, MD, MSc, FSCAI is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Implementation Science, Interventional and Critical Care Cardiologist at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the Director of Interventional Cardiology Research for the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at the Congdon Heart and Vascular Center and Associate Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at the Wake Forest Baptist Heart and Vascular Center. He serves as a Core Clinical Faculty and NIH/T-32 Research Faculty for the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program. He also serves as a Research Faculty with the Cardiovascular Research Center, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Center for Biomedical Informatics, the Center for Healthcare Innovation, and the Critical Illness, Injury and Recovery Center with the Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
He is a clinician and outcomes researcher whose work encompasses the fields of cardiogenic shock, acute myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention, percutaneous mechanical circulatory support, non-cardiac organ failure, septic shock, septic cardiomyopathy, and circulatory shock.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Critical Care Medicine, American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention. He serves as the current chair of the In-Training Section of the SCCM. He also serves on the ACC Interventional Cardiology Council, AHA Acute Cardiac Care Committee, AHA FIT Programming Committee, AHA EPI Statistics Committee, ACC FITs on the Go Editorial Committee, SCCM Program Committee, and SCCM Mentorship Task Force. He has been invited as faculty to multiple ACC, AHA and SCCM Congress meetings.