Consultant (Cardiothoracic Surgery), CARE Hospitals, Nampally, Hyderabad (1997-2001).
Skills / Expertise
Ischemic mitral valve repairs (over 200 repairs)
Rheumatic and myxomatous mitral repairs (over 70 repairs)
Coronary Bypass Surgery
Valve replacement surgery
Minimal access CABG and valve surgery (more than 30)
Surgery for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Septal Myomectomy (HOCM)
Chronic pulmonary thromboendarterectomy
Ventricular aneurysm repairs
Operative findings in failed button device closure of ASD. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1995; 59
Role of radial artery in coronary bypass surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1996
Internal thoracic artery hematoma management with radial artery extension. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1997
Closed mitral valvotomy for mitral stenosis in mirror image dextrocardia. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Annals 1995; 3:75-77
Extrafascial harvesting of radial artery for coronary artery grafting. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Annals 1997; 7:252-3
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the bronchus with extensive calcification. Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences 1993; 35 (4): 191-95
Sub epicardial dissecting hematoma with epicardial rupture — a rare complication of suction stabilizers. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2007
Post infarction ventricular septal defect patch repair with infarct exclusion. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals 2008; 16
International 1. Annals of Thoracic Surgery.1995;59; Operative findings in failed button device closure of ASD. 2. Annals of Thoracic surgery: 1996. Role of Radial artery in Coronary bypass surgery. 3. Annals of Thoracic surgery: 1997. Internal Thoracic artery hematoma management with radial artery extension. 4. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic annals: 1995; 3: 75-77.Closed mitral valvatomy for mitral Stenosis in mirror image Dextrocardia. 5. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic annals: 1997;7: 252-3.Extrafascial harvesting of Radial artery for coronary artery grafting. 6. Indian Journal of Chest diseases and allied sciences: 35,4: 1993: PP 191-95. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the Bronchus with extensive calcification. 7. Clinical Proceedings of NIMS: 1992. Role of Intra Aortic Balloon pump in Coronary artery bypass surgery. 8. Clinical Proceedings of NIMS: 1992. Surgical management of Partial atrio-ventricular canal defect. 9. Clinical Proceedings of NIMS: 1991. Open cardiac surgery without homologous blood application of Blood Conservative techniques in cardiac surgery. 10. Indian journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: 2007; Sub epicardial dissecting hematoma with epicardial rupture – A rare complication of suction stabilizers. 11. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals: 2008; 16. Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect: Patch Repair with Infarct Exclusion. 12. Indian journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: 2016; Minimal access coronary artery bypass in high grade aorticatheroma utilising left axillary artery for proximal anastomosis. 13. CTSNet Jan 2017; Submitral Aneurysm Repair. 14. Surgical management of diffusely diseased coronary arteries Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
Research & Presentations
2nd International conference on pulmonary autograft and Homograft workshop, held in Marsielle, France Feb 7th 1995.
1st Minimally invasive Thoracic & cardiac surgery held in Hongkong. 1996.
12th European Association of Cardiothoracic surgeons held in Brussels, Belgium. Sep 25th 1998.
International workshop on Pioneering Technicians in Cardiac Surgery; Leipzeg, Germany. Nov 28th 1999.
Society of Thoracic surgeons (STS) conference, Florida, USA, 2004.
17th Biennial Congress of Association of the Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgeons of Asia, Nov 20, 2005, Manila,Philippines.
20th European Association of Cardiothoracic surgeons held in Sweeden, 2006.
16th Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic surgeons association, Singapore 2008.
11th Intensive Mitral Valve Repair course at Chest Disease Institute, Thailand by Dr.Taweesak Chotivatanapong –April 2011.
19th AMVAR Workshop at Heart Institute-HCM City, Vietnam by Dr. Nguyen van Phan between 15-18 June 2015.
Editorial Board Member for Enliven: Surgery and Transplantation.
Awards & Recognition
STARR – AHMED Fellow: (Year 2000): Awarded by Indian association of Cardiovascular Thoracic surgeons, which Facilitated to visit and trained in St. Vincents Hospital, Portland; Oregon, USA. (Dec 2000 – Feb 2001).