Born in India, Dr. Murthy graduated medical school from Mysore Medical College where he also obtained his Post Graduate Internal Medicine training. He completed the latter at the University of Connecticut in Farmington, CT, where he also finished his Cardiology Fellowship. He did additional training in Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology.
Dr. Murthy has been practicing medicine since 1990 working as a Consultant Cardiologist for Indiana Heart Associates, at the WVU Medicine Heart and Vascular Institute in West Virginia, and then moving to Saskatchewan to work for the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (now Saskatchewan Health Authority). He later became Director of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging and Director of the Heart Function Clinic.
Dr. Murthy’s special recognitions include Certification in Cardiology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is Board Certified in both Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Society of Echocardiography.
Dr. Murthy came to Ontario to join the Windsor Heart Institute in August of 2023 and settled in LaSalle with his wife Poorrnima. He has two sons, Vignesh and Shravan.
His special interests include Preventive Cardiology, Congestive heart Failure and Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging.