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Education

  • MS - AIIMS, New Delhi (December 1999)
  • Senior Resident (General Surgery) - AIIMS, New Delhi (Sept 2000 – Dec 2001)
  • Senior Resident (Cardiac Surgery) - AIIMS, New Delhi (May 2001 - Nov 2001)
  • Clinical attachment and Trainee in Vascular Surgery - Hillingdon Hospital, Middlesex, UK (Dec 2001 – July 2002)
  • Tutor in Surgery - Nehru Homeopathic College, New Delhi (July 2002 – Oct 2004)
  • Observer (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery) St. Francis Medical Centre, Peoria, USA University of Illinois College of Medicine (Nov 2004 – Feb 2005)
  • Senior Resident (Pediatric Cardiac Surgery) - Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi (Dec 2005 – April 2006)
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery - Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Centre, Wayne State University, Michigan, USA (Aug 2006 – Aug 2007)
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA (Aug 2007 – Aug 2008)

Past Positions

  • Consultant Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon - CARE Institute of Medical Sciences, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India (April 2009 – 2019)
  • Director and Head of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery - Rainbow Children’s Heart Institute (April 2019 - 2021)

Skills/Expertise

  • He actively conducts over 500 - 600 paediatric cardiac surgical procedures every year and has successfully performed over 7000 congenital heart surgeries on patients of all ages ranging from 1 day to 60 years and weighing between 700 grams and 87 kgs
  • He is armed with extensive expertise in performing complex Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeries and procedures including:
    Norwood Operation
    Pulmonary Root Translocations
    Repair of Persistent Truncus Arteriosus without Conduit
    Redo Complex Heart Surgeries
    Heart Valve Repair
    Ross Procedure
    Jatene Switch
    Double Switch and more