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Dr Pradheep Krishnamohan
Qualifications : MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MRCS, MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery)  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Cardiac Sciences  
Email : dr.pradheep.mohan@carehospitals.com  
Location : CARE Hospitals, Hi-tech City, Hyderabad
Qualifications
  • MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai (Jan 2002 )
  • MS (General Surgery) - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry (March 2007)
  • Intercollegiate MRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK (Nov 2007)
  • MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery) - Madras Medical College and Government General Hospital, Chennai (2010)
Past Positions
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellow, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA (July 2015 - June 2016)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (July 2012 - June 2015)
  • General Thoracic Surgery Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA (July 2011 - June 2012)
  • E-tutor, MSc (Surgical Sciences), Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK (Nov 2012 - till date)
  • Senior Resident, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Institute of Child Health, Chennai (Aug 2010 - June 2011)
  • Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Madras Medical College and Government General Hospital, Chennai (Aug 2007 - Aug 2010)
  • Resident, General Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry (Apr 2004 - Mar 2007)
Expertise
  • Management of complex adult and congenital cardiac conditions and advanced cardiac techniques involving heart valves and reoperations on the coronary artery and valves, heart and lung transplantation
  • Evaluation and work-up, intra-operative techniques and post-operative management of various conditions and complex congenital heart diseases like TOF, TAPVC and TGA, tricuspid atresia, etc.
  • Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and minimally invasive lobectomy and esophageal surgeries 
  • Closure of atrial and ventricular septal defect, PDA closure, etc.
  • Mitral and aortic valve replacements, closed mitral commissurotomies
  • Lung and pleural surgeries (lobectomy, pneumonectomy, decortications, etc.)
Awards & Recognitions
  • Clinical Fellow – Investigator Award 2014’ for Best Research Paper, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • ‘Research Team Award 2013’ for outstanding contribution to Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • First rank in All India Postgraduate Superspecialty Entrance Examination for admission into Cardiothoracic Surgery residency (June 2007)
  • 23rd rank in All India Entrance Examination for admission to Postgraduate courses, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi (Mar 2004)
  • National level 3rd prize in 13th All India Essay Contest on Nuclear Science and Technology, BARC, Mumbai (Oct 2001)
  • First Prize and Gold Medal winner in ENT Head and Neck Surgery Medal examination, Association of Otorhinolaryngologists, Coimbatore (Dec 2000)
  • Divisional round of 14th Indian Academy of Pediatrics Quiz, Madurai Medical College Hospital, Madurai (Sept 2000)
Research & presentations
  • Setting up database on Development of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Dr Gosta Pettersson, Dr Eugene Blackstone); reviewed more than 8500 electronic medical records of patients and coded congenital diagnosis to set up the registry
  • Poster: Adult Congenital Heart Disease Registry, Annual Cleveland Clinic Research Day, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Nov 2014)
  • Paper: Cleveland Clinic experience with treating adult congenital heart diseases, Cleveland
  • Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute Research Day, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (June 2014)
  • Oral presentation: Preliminary results of the Adult Congenital Registry, Annual Helen and Ronald Ross Symposium, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (May 2014)
    Oral presentation: Understanding the evolution, adult congenital heart surgery’, Annual Heart and Vascular Institute Research Day (June 2013)
  • ‘Creation of adult congenital registry’, Helen and Ronald Ross Symposium, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (May 2013)
  • Oral presentation of scientific paper: Long term results after laparoscopic myotomy, 93rd meeting, AATS (May 2013)
  • Scientific poster presentation of paper: Bullectomy for symptomatic or complicated Giant Bulla, 49th annual meeting, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Los Angeles & California, USA (Jan 2013)
Publications
  • Krishnamohan P, Allen MS, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Nichols FC 3rd, Cassivi SD, Harmsen WS, Deschamps C. Long term outcome after laparoscopic myotomy for achalasia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2014; 147: 730-6
  • Krishnamohan P, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Allen MS, Nichols FC 3rd, Cassivi SD, Harmsen WS, Deschamps C. Bullectomy for symptomatic or complicated giant lung bullae. Ann Thorac Surgery, 2014; 97: 425-31
  • Krishnamohan P, Perumal M, Kasinathan B, Shakir H. A case of suppurative pericarditis following open safety pin ingestion in 8 month old infant. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2009; 25: 38-39
  • Krishnamohan P, Suresh RV, Baliah M, Visvakumar S. Primary coronary sinus thrombosis with pulmonary embolism in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and secondary antiphospholipid syndrome - A case report. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2010; 26: 262