Best Cardiac Surgeons in Fortis Malar Hospital Chennai

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  • Dr. K. R. Balakrishnan

    Cardiac Surgeon, Chennai, India

    Director, 30 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh, Fellowship Fortis Malar Hospital ,Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. K. R. Balakrishnan is one of the leading Cardiothoracic Surgeons of India with extensive experience of 30 years.
    • In his career spanning over three decades he has performed 16000 cardiac surgeries independently.
    • Since 2010, he has carried out 180 Heart Transplants, 9 Heart and Lung Transplants, and 23 Lung Transplants and holds the record of doing highest number of transplantations in India.
    • He was also the head of the team that performed the largest heart transplant programme in India.
    • He is highly skilled in performing various Cardiothoracic and Vascular procedures including Mitral Valve Replacement, Aortic Valve Repair and Replacement, Coronary Angiogram etc.
    • He had successfully revived a patient whose heart had stopped beating for 45 minutes with heart transplant.
    • He is the pioneer in introducing LVAD and HVAD pump implant as destination therapy in India.
    • Moreover, he played the pivotal role in setting up India’s First Comprehensive Centre for Heart Failure Management at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai.
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  • Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal

    Interventional Cardiologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 25 years of experience , MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship Fortis Malar Hospital ,Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal is a reputed Interventional Cardiologist with experience over 25 years.
    • He is skilled in carrying out both Elective and Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) to manage single and multi-vessel CADs.
    • He also offers treatment for Complex Coronary Lesions such as: Vein Graft Intervention and Chronic Total Occlusion.
    • In his career over two decades and a half, he has performed over 16000 Angiographies and 5300 Angioplasties.
    • He is the pioneer in performing Multivessel Angioplasty with 5 Stents upon the youngest patient in Asia.
    • He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and a Fellow of Indian College of Cardiology.
    • He takes keen interest in research and has several publications to his credit in noted medical journals.
    • After graduating with MBBS from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and Sasson General Hospital Pune in 1981, he pursued MD in General Medicine, in BJ Medical College Pune in 1985. Thereafter, He did DM in Cardiology from Christian Medical College, Vellore, in 1990. Then he did a fellowship in Interventional Cardiology in Melbourne, Australia in 1994. He did another Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology from Royal Victoria Hospital, UK in 1996.
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  • Dr. V. K. Swamy

    Pediatric Cardiologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 13 years of experience , MBBS, FRCPCH, MRCPCH, Diploma, Fellowship Fortis Malar Hospital ,Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. V. K. Swamy is a well known Paediatric Cardiologist with experience of over 13 years.
    • He is an expert in treating children suffering from cardiac diseases and offers them best possible medical care.
    • He performs Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (ICDS), Cardiac Catheterization, Cardio version, ASD / VSD Device Closure, Coronary Angiogram etc.
    • He also offers treatment of Arrhythmia, Cartoid Artery Disease, Non- Invasive Cardiology etc.
    • He was chosen New Born Life Support Instructor of Resuscitation Council, UK, in 2010.
    • He is a member of several prestigious associations, such as: Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Paediatric Cardiac Society of India etc.
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