Rajasekhar Nekkanti, MD

Rajasekhar Nekkanti

ECU Physicians - Cardiology
East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU
115 Heart Drive, Greenville, NC 27834

Phone: 252-744-4400
Fax: 252-744-3987


  • Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • American College of Nutrition
  • American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners


  • Medical School: University of Health Sciences, 1992
  • Internship: University of Health Sciences, 1993
  • Residency: St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers of New York, 1997
  • Fellowship: St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers of New York, 2000; University of Alabama Birmingham, 2002


Matchett, M., Sears, S. F. , Hazelton, G., Kirian, K., Wilson, E., & Nekkanti, R., (2009). The implantable cardioverter defibrillator: its history, current psychological impact and future. Expert Review of Medical Devices, 6 (1), 43-50.

Shammas, R. L., Khan, N. U. , Nekkanti, R., & Movahed, A. (2007). Diastolic Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction: What We Know and What We Don't Know. International Journal of Cardiology (115), 284-289.

East Carolina Heart Institute

To refer a patient, call 252-744-4400, or request an appointment.

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