Top 10 Cardiac Surgeons in India

top 10 Cardiac Surgeons in India

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List of Top 10 Heart Surgeons in India

Dr. Naresh Trehan | Best Cardiac Surgeons in India

1. Dr. Naresh Trehan

Cardiac Surgeon, Gurgaon, India
Chairman, 40 years of experience.

  • Currently associated as the chairman and managing director and is the chief cardiac surgeon at Medanta hospital, Gurgaon.

  • Dr. Naresh Trehan is a world-renowned cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeon.

  • Dr. Trehan has over 48,000 successful open heart surgeries to his credit and is the driving force behind the one-of-its-kind hospital.

  • Expertises in cardiothoracic surgeries like Cardiomyoplasty, myocardial total arterial revascularization, transmyocardial laser revascularization, Reduction ventriculoplasty (Batista Operation), Heart port access surgery, aortic valve surgery and robotically assisted cardiac surgery.

  • Dr. Trehan also specializes in Cardiovascular diseases and Cardiothoracic surgery like thoracic surgeries including chest wall defects, heart attacks, heart failure, video-assisted minimally invasive cardiac surgeries, etc.

  • For his Medical school, Dr. Naresh went to King George’s Medical University, Lucknow in 1968, followed by Diploma studies in cardio-thoracic surgeries from the USA.

  • He also acquired Fellowship from Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2002.
    Served as personal surgeon to thePresident of India since 1991.

  • Dr. Naresh Trehan was awarded the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award and many more prestigious awards.

  • Former president of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS), USA, and member of prestigious organisations like Society of Thoracic Surgeons of USA and The European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, to name a few.
Dr. Ashok Seth | Best Cardiac Surgeons in India

2. Dr. Ashok Seth

Interventional Cardiologist, New Delhi, India
Consultant, 38 years of experience.

  • Dr Ashok Seth is one of the most respected & coveted interventional cardiologists in India.

  • With a thriving experience of over 32 years, he is renowned for performing over 50,000 angiograms and 20,000 angioplasties.

  • He has been featured in the “LIMCA” Book of records for performing one of the highest numbers of angiographies and angioplasties in the world.

  • Dr Seth is the first cardiologist in Asia Pacific region to perform an Angioscopy and directional Atherectomy.

  • He is also counted amongst the few cardiologists in the world to perform the procedure – Percutaneous Myocardial Laser Revascularization

  • Dr Seth is one of the youngest person to be honoured Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.) honouris Causa by Banaras Hindu University.

  • He also was one of the youngest overseas doctors to be awarded Fellowship of all the three Royal Colleges of London, Edinburgh & Ireland.

  • Dr Seth has been honoured with the prestigious National award of “Padma Bhushan” and “Padma Shri” Award by the President of India.

  • He is the First Cardiologist from Asia to be elected on the Board of Governors of Society of Cardiac Angiographies and Intervention (USA).

  • Dr Seth has successfully trained over 350 cardiologists in India and abroad and has also performed demonstrations on advanced angioplasty techniques at over 400 international conferences and seminars in various Asia Pacific Countries.

  • He has more than 250 publications to his credit in various prestigious journals nationally & internationally.

  • He has his articles in renowned print media like Economic Times , Times of India . 
Dr. Ajay Kaul | Best Cardiac Surgeons in India

3. Dr. Ajay Kaul

Cardiac Surgeon, New Delhi, India
Chairman, 36 years of experience.

  • Dr Ajay Kaul is one of the finest surgeons for coronary bypass surgery in India

  • With an experience of 36+ years , he has performed over 10,000 Cardiac Surgeries,4000 Total Arterial Coronary Bypass Surgeries.

  • He pursued his Masters degree in Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery from Bombay University .

  • He also holds Fellowships in Cardiac Surgery,Cardiac Transplant & Minimally Invasive Surgery from eminent Institutes like Royal prince Alfred Hospital (Germany) ,Royal Melbourne Childrens Hospital (Melbourne),Hannover Medical School (Germany),Leipzig Cardiac Centre (Germany).

  • Dr Kaul is a versatile surgeon whose surgical skills include total Arterial coronary bypass surgery, Paediatric cardiac surgery, Valve repairs, Surgery for aneurysm and Surgery for cardiac failure. He is also well – trained for heart transplants and ventricular assist devices.

  • He is an active member of organizations like Cardiological Society of India and Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery of India.

  • Dr Kaul has appeared in various noteworthy news media like ET Healthworld , NDTV
Dr Y K Mishra | Best Cardiac Surgeons in India

4. Dr Y K Mishra

Cardiac Surgeon, New Delhi, India
Director, 32 years of experience.

  • Dr Y K Mishra is one of the renowned & most experienced cardiac surgeons in India.

  • With an experience of over 32 years, he is widely recognised & has successfully performed over 14,000 open heart surgeries, & more than 500 robotic surgeries.

  • In addition to his clinical work, he also has a keen interest in training, education &research work & has been invited as a guest lecturer from all around the world.

  • He has also chaired scientific sessions in national and international conferences held in USA, UK, China, Italy, Japan, France and Far East Countries.

  • He has conducted live cases at his workshops held in Thailand, Bangladesh and Nepal.

  • He has completed his masters in Surgery and MBBS from the prestigious S. S Medical College, Rewa (MP).Following which he did his PHD in Cardiovascular Surgery from Bakulev Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Dr Mishra completed his fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery from Thoracic Centre, University Hospital Uppsala, Sweden. He has done a training in: Robotic Cardiac Surgery from Odessa, Texas, USA, University Hospital Utrecht, Netherland, Ohio State University Columbus Medical Centre, USA.
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery from Odessa Texas, USA.

  • Special course in Endoscopic IMA harvesting Institute of Tele Surgery from University of Strasbourge, France.

  • Minimally Access Valve Surgery ( Heart Post Surgery or Key hole surgery ) from Heart Port Research & Training Centre in Salt Lake City , Utah ,USA.
  • Dr Mishra has an exclusiveness of being on the Board of Directors of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. He is the 4th Asian to be honoured and Second Indian to hold this distinction

  • He has received Lifetime Achievement Award by Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam & Honoris Causa Doctorate (Doctor of Science) conferred by Governor of Madhya Pradesh and Chancellor of Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya.

  • He is the Founder Member of Indian College of Cardiology & also the Fellow Member of Association Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgeons of India.

  • He is the also the founder of Payasuni Heart valve Foundation for prevention and treatment of rheumatic heart diseases.

  • He has his expertise in minimally invasive cardiac surgery Robotic surgery, beating heart coronary artery bypass, aortic surgery.
Dr manoj-luthra Best Cardiac Surgeons in India

5. Dr Manoj Luthra

Cardiac Surgeon, Noida, India
Director, 26 years of experience.

  • Dr. Manoj Luthra is a renowned Cardiologist & Cardiothoracic Surgeon with experience of nearly 28 years.

  • He was Head of Dept of Cardiac Surgery at Army Hospital(R & R), Delhi and also served as Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Dean of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.

  • He specializes in Bypass surgeries, Cardiac transplantations, and aneurysm surgeries and has done complex congenital neonatal surgeries.

  • Attained fellowship of prestigious Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.

  • Membership with Pediatric Cardiac Society of India and World Congress of Pediatric Cardiac Surgeons.

  • He has done fellowship from Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons

  • He has 22 papers published in various national and international journals and is the author of a widely read post-graduate book on Cardiac Surgical Management.
Dr. Nikhil Kumar | Best Cardiac Surgeons in India

6. Dr. Nikhil Kumar

Interventional Cardiologist, Gurgaon, India
Consultant, 26 years of experience.

  • Currently associated as Director of Cardiology Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon.

  • Experience of over 25 years in Interventional, Non-invasive and Preventive and Clinical Cardiology.
    Expertise are Complex Coronary Angioplasty including Rotational Atherectomy (Rotablation), Pacemaker and AICD implantations and Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy and Renal, Peripheral and Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting.

  • Awarded the General Officer Commanding in Chief’s Commendation and the Chief of Army Staff’s Commendation.

  • Memberships with Member of Cardiological Society of India, Member The Indian College of Cardiology, Member of Endovascular Society of India, Member of Indian Heart Rhythm Society.

  • Dr. Nikhil Kumar has special interest and expertise in Complex Coronary Angioplasty, Valvuloplasty, Device Closure of Shunt Lesions, Pacemaker and AICD implantations, Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy and Renal, Peripheral and Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting, CRT-D Implantation.
Dr. Neeraj Bhalla | Best Cardiac Surgeons in India

7. Dr. Neeraj Bhalla

Interventional Cardiologist, New Delhi, India
Director, 35 years of experience.

  • Highly skilled Interventional Cardiologist with 35+ years of vast experience in Interventions in the coronary as well as non-coronary circulations. He has successfully carried out over 10,000 coronary angioplasty (PTCA).

  • Before joining BLK, he worked as Senior Interventional Cardiologist & Officer i/c Cardiac Cath lab at Army Hospital R and R New Delhi, as Director of Cardiology at Metro Hospitals Delhi and with Max Hospital as Senior Interventional Cardiologist.

  • Specialises in Complex Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular procedures.
    Expertise in Coronary Angiography, Coronary Angioplasty/ Stenting, Peripheral Angioplasty, Peripheral Vascular Procedures, Complex Interventional Cardiology, Pacemaker Implants, Biventricular and Combo Device Implants, AICD implants.

  • Member of renowned organizations such as Fellow Society of Cardiovascular, Angiography/ Intervention, Fellow Endovascular Society of India, Member Cardiological Society of India, Member SPAF Academy.
Dr. Ganesh K. Mani | Best Cardiac Surgeons in India

8. Dr. Ganesh K. Mani

Cardiac Surgeon, New Delhi, India
Consultant, 37 years of experience.

  • Presently working as the Chairman of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at Max Smart Super Specialty Saket City Hospital, New Delhi.

  • Prior to joining Max Smart Super Specialty Saket City Hospita & Saket City Hospital, he was associated with Indraprastha Apollo Hospital and Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital.

  • Performed over 18000 Cardiac Surgeries and has achieved zero mortality in more than 500 consecutive surgeries and has also pioneered Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass.

  • Bestowed with Padma Shri award by president of India.

  • Member of renowned organisations such as European Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, USA, International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeons.
Dr. Rajneesh Malhotra | best Cardiac Surgeons in India

9. Dr. Rajneesh Malhotra

Cardiac Surgeon, New Delhi, India
Director, 23 years of experience.

  • Currently associated as Director – Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Carries 25 years of rich experience in cardiac surgery

  • Expert in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Replacement, and repairs, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), Aortic Valve Replacement and Repair, Atrial Septal Defects (ASD’s)

  • Specializes in Robotic Cardiac Surgery, ECMO – Extra corporeal membrane oxygenation and Surgical treatment of heart failure and ventricular assist devices (VAD)

  • Member of Southern Thoracic and Cardiovascular Society, USA, European Association for Cardio Thoracic Surgery, London, UK, International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS), Life Membership and Fellowship of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of India (IACTS), Member of Indian Association of Surgeons of India and many more
Dr. Udgeath Dhir | best Cardiac Surgeons in India

10. Dr. Udgeath Dhir

Cardiac Surgeon, Gurgaon, India
Director, 15 years of experience.

  • Dr. Udgeath Dhir is a cardiothoracic and vascular Surgeon with 15+ years of experience.

  • He has operated more than 7500 cases and is known as one of the best heart surgeons in Delhi /NCR.

  • Dr. Dhir has been awarded the Best Paper Presentation at International Coronary Congress.

  • He is a member of the International Member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS) and International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS).

  • He has published papers in the leading journals and authored chapters in Cardiac Surgery textbooks.

  • He has been trained by Dr. Taweseeak for Rheumatic Mitral valve repair at Central Chest Institute, Bangkok and recently got trained for TAVI.