Best Cardiac Surgeons in Bangalore

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  • Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

    Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon, Bangalore, India

    Chairman, 34 years of experience , MBBS, MS, FRCS Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Bangalore  Highlights
    • Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is one of the most renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Bangalore.
    • Dr. Shetty has been awarded 'Padma Shri', the fourth highest civilian award in India and 'Padma Bhushan', the third-highest civilian award by the Government of India for his contribution to healthcare.
    • With an experience of over 34+ years, he has performed over 15,000 heart operations among which 5000 were performed on kids.
    • Dr. Shetty has completed his MBBS & MS from the eminent Kasturba Medical College .Following which he did his FRCS from the West Midlands Cardio-Thoracic Rotation Program between Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry and East Birmingham Hospital.
    • Dr. Shetty has performed Asia’s first dynamic cardiomyoplasty operation to strengthen the weak heart muscle using the chest wall muscle.
    • He is one of the few surgeons in the world to use a microchip camera to perform a keyhole heart surgery.
    • For the first time in India, he has used a left ventricular assist device to temporarily support a failing heart .
    • Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is counted amongst one of the most experienced doctors in the world in performing bypass-grafting operation on a beating heart.
    • In 1990, he became the first surgeon in India to venture into Neonatal open heart surgery by performing the open-heart surgery on a 9-day-old baby.
    • Dr. Shetty has won several awards for his contribution in both Medical Science and Public Welfare.
    • Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is the founder of multi-specialty hospital Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore and Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) Kolkata.
    • Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty has his expertise in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
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  • Dr. Umesh Nareppa

    Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon, Bangalore, India

    Consultant, 14 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh  Highlights
    • Renowned cardiac surgeon with an experience of 14 years in his field
    • Worked with one of the most experienced cardiac team at a tertiary care center in Bangalore
    • Expertise in Total Arterial Off pump Coronary Revascularization, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Robot-assisted and Hybrid Coronary Revascularization, Transcatheter Valve Replacement and Heart failure surgeries including Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation
    • Interests are Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Hybrid Coronary Revascularization & Heart Failure surgeries- VADs and Transplantation
    • Member of various renowned associations & organizations
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  • Dr. B.S. Chakrapani

    Cardiologist, Bangalore, India

    Consultant, 30 years of experience , MBBS, DM, DNB, Fellowship Manipal Hospital, Bangalore  Highlights
    • Dr. B.S. Chakrapani is a cardiologist with 30+ years of experience.
    • He has performed more than 6000 invasive cardiac procedures.
    • Dr. Chakrapani has been the recipient of CSI Group Award and has successfully managed ICCU wheels project.
    • He is a member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and a life member of Cardiological Society of India, Association of Physicians of India and Indian Medical Association.
    • He completed his training from Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi and training (in Nuclear Cardiology) from Tata Memorial Hospital, Parle, Mumbai.
    • Dr. Chakrapani has earned AMA PRA Category 1 by participating in activities conducted by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
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  • Dr. Ravindranath Reddy

    Interventional Cardiologist, Bangalore, India

    Consultant, 13 years of experience , MBBS, MD, DM BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore  Highlights
    • An acclaimed doctor with an experience of 13+ years in Interventional Cardiology
    • Specializations are Interventional Cardiology, Primary PCI and Trans Radial Coronary Interventions
    • Interests are Coronary Angioplasty, Peripheral Angioplasty, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty
    • Member of Hon. Secretary, Cardiological Society of India - Karnataka Chapter & Indian College of Cardiology 
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  • Dr. Ganeshakrishnan Iyer

    Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon, Bangalore, India

    Senior Consultant, 25 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh, Fellowship Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore  Highlights
    • Dr. Ganeshakrishnan Iyer is a highly experienced Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, practicing successfully for more than 25+ years.
    • In his illustrious career spanning over two decades, he has performed 12,000 Open Heart Surgeries.
    • He is skilled in performing complex Adult and Paediatric Heart Surgeries.
    • He has special acumen for Mitral Valve Repair, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Valve Sparing Procedure, and Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation.
    • He takes a keen interest in teaching and has been associated with training programmes on Basic Clinical Surgery and Patient Management for routine as well as emergency cases, meant for graduate medical students.
    • He regularly attends workshops and conferences and presents papers in them.
    • He is also engaged in research work and so far has published several papers in more than 12 renowned National and International Medical Journals.
    • After graduating with MBBS from Grant Medical College, Mumbai in 1986, he pursued MS in General Surgery in the same college in 1990. Later he did MCh in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery in Seth GS College and KEM Hospital University, Mumbai in 1993. Thereafter, he received Training Fellowship in Adult and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery including Thoracic Organ Transplantation, in USA and Canada.
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  • Dr. Devananda N.S

    Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon, Bangalore, India

    Chairman, 28 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh Manipal Hospital, Bangalore  Highlights
    • Dr. Devananda N.S is a Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon with 28+ years of experience.
    • He has been awarded the Rotary Centenary Award for Vocational excellence and performed more than 7000 Pediatric and Adult Surgeries.
    • He has a reputation of successfully removing a PNET tumor from the heart, 2008 and performing many complex and advanced surgeries varying from 1-day old infant and an infant weighing just 900 gms.
    • Dr. Devananda is a member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Karnataka Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Society of India and Indian College of Cardiology (ICC), and founding member of Society of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Washington DC, USA.
    • His expertise lies in performing Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm Surgery, Complex Valve Surgery and Repair, Beating Heart CABG, Heart Transplants and Ventricular Assist Devices and Neonatal/Infant/Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
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  • Dr. Sameer R Rao

    Cardiologist, Bangalore, India

    Consultant, 19 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh, Fellowship Manipal Hospital, Bangalore  Highlights
    • Dr. Sameer R Rao is an eminent Cardiologist practicing successfully for more than 19 years.
    • His area of specialization covers neonatal cardiac surgery, valve repairs, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, adult and pediatric cardiac surgery, and general thoracic surgery.
    • He offers treatment for coronary artery diseases, rheumatic heart diseases, degenerative valvular diseases, congenital heart diseases, heart failure, thoracic procedures, aortic diseases, and peripheral vascular diseases.
    • He is the recipient of MRS Menon Gold Medal for the best outgoing student in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, KMC Manipal.
    • He has attended numerous conferences and presented papers in them.
    • He is the Life Member of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons and Indian College of Cardiology.
    • He is keenly involved in research and has published papers in reputed National and International journals.
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  • Dr. Bhaskar B. V.

    Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon, Bangalore, India

    Consultant, 10 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore  Highlights
    • Renowned name in the field of Cardiology
    • Performs 2500 adult cardiac, 750 pediatric cardiac and approximately 500 thoracic surgeries & 300 vascular surgeries every year
    • Expertise in complex congenital cardiac surgery & performed independently off & on pump CABG, valve replacement
    • Interests are in mitral & Aortic valve repairs, Aortic root replacements, Aortic Aneurysm repairs & Minimal invasive cardiac surgeries
    • Performed Decortications, Lobectomies, Pneumonectomies and other thoracic surgeries independently
    • Member of various renowned organizations & associations
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What are the factors affecting the risk of cardiac problems?

There are several reasons in today’s lifestyle that can increase the risk of cardiac disorders. Some of them are listed below:

  • High cholesterol levels

  • Diabetes

  • Excess fat

  • Less physical activity

  • High blood pressure

  • Excessive alcohol consumption

  • Smoking

  • stress


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What is atherosclerosis?

Deposition of fat and plaque along the walls of the arteries leading to hardening of the arteries is known as atherosclerosis. The artery walls get thickened leading to narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels. Atherosclerosis is initiated with the destruction of endothelium. The causes include high blood pressure, high levels of cholesterol and smoking.

Why Bangalore is a preferred place of choice for cardiac treatment?

Bangalore is a leading destination for several advanced medical procedures in India. It is at par with global standards when it comes to the healthcare sector. The city has some of the top oncologists of India holding a rich experience in their respective fields. The infrastructure in best hospitals for heart surgery in Bangalore is highly advanced and well-equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. The surgeons here are also the finest and numerous patients from across the world travel to Bangalore for treatment.

What is the cardiac rehabilitation programme?

The cardiac rehabilitation programme is designed by the cardiologists to increase the physical activity of the patient progressively under controlled conditions. This programme also provides educational counseling regarding the lifestyle changes needed for good health. Generally, people with the following conditions are recommended to join the cardiac rehabilitation programme.

  • Valvular heart disease

  • Angina pectoris

  • Abnormal stress test

  • Myocardial disease

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery

  • Heart transplant

  • Acute myocardial infarction

  • Angioplasty


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