OAK LAWN, IL, August 09, 2019 Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Saroja Bharati, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Bharati celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Specializing in cardiac pathology, Dr. Bharati is considered one of the world’s leading authorities in Pathology of Congenital Heart Disease and the Conduction System of the Heart. From 1988 to February 2019, she served as the director of the Congenital Heart and Conduction System Center at the Heart Institute for Children, Christ Hospital Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Prior to assuming her current position, Dr. Bharati was chair of the pathology department at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mill, New Jersey, and associate director of the Congenital Heart Disease Research and Training Center at the Hektoen Institute of Medicine in Chicago.
A renowned figure in the medical field, Dr. Bharati has expertise as a consultant in cardiac pathology at the Advocate Children’s Hospital. She is Professor of Pathology at Rush University Medical Center and teaches cardiac pathology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago as well as all of the other universities in metropolitan Chicago. Dr. Bharati has authored or co-authored more than 420 publications in peer-reviewed, scientific journals, as well as three original books through the Futura Publishing Company: “The Pathology of Congenital Heart Disease: A Personal Experience with More Than 6,300 Congenitally Malformed Hearts” in 1996, “Cardiac Surgery and the Conduction System” in 1985, with a second revised edition in 1992, and “The Cardiac Conduction System in Unexplained Sudden Death” in 1990.
An alumnus of the University of Madras with an A+ in medicine and surgery in her home country of India, Dr. Bharati received a Doctor of Medicine in 1966. She made her way to the United States that same year. She notably holds a medical license in Ohio and Illinois.
Dr. Bharati is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). She has served on continuing medical education committees such as the ACC, HRS and Chicago Medical Society for many years. She also served as the third woman president of the Chicago Medical Society from 2007 to 2008. A celebrated Marquis listee, she was featured in the 47th edition of Who’s Who in America and the 17th and 18th editions of Who’s Who of American Women.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who’s Who community, Dr. Bharati has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.