Expertise for complex heart issues at CARE Hospitals

CARE Heart Transplant doctors and surgeons use proven innovations to successfully treat people with congestive heart failure and other serious heart diseases. Their experience in using advanced technology, specialized procedures and an integrated approach focused on the patient. Dr. K R Balakrishnan Experts in heart and lung surgery (cardiac and thoracic surgeons) perform more than 306 Heart Transplants over the past 9 years, 102 Heart Transplants performed last year (3rd Highest in the world) including 29 paediatric Heart Transplants. 54 LVAD and more than 30 lung Transplants performed year.

We are delighted to announce the clinical association with world renowned Heart Transplant Surgeon Dr. K R Balakrishnan

(OPD - 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Limited appointments)

  • Dr. Balakrishnan has performed more than 306 Heart Transplants over the past 9 years. Last year Dr. Balakrishnan has performed 102 Heart Transplant which included 29 Pediatric Heart Transplants.
  • This count of 102 is the 3 highest in the world, highest cases being 116 which were done in Mount Senai.
  • Dr. Balakrishnan also did 54 LVAD last year. He has also performed more than 30 Lung Transplants.
  • His passion & expertise will take the group to new heights in terms of transplant & LVAD work.
  • Dr. Balakrishnan will be available at CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills on 1 & 3 Tuesday of every month.
  • In addition to Hyderabad he will help us in developing and laying the foundation work towards various advance therapies for per cutaneous ECMO,LVAD, Heart and Lung Transplants across our hospitals in Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam & Raipur.

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