Cardiac Surgeons in Chennai

An ideal surgeon is very important for the treatment of your cardiac problems as they require precision and experience. So, here is the list of the best cardiac surgeons in Chennai who works in the best heart hospital in Chennai is listed below:

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Dr. M.r. Girinath

59 years of experience


  • Under his lead, 40,000+ heart operations have been performed of which 29,000+ are coronary bypass operations including 14,000+ on a beating heart.
  • A pioneer of congenital heart surgery, heart valve surgery, cardiac surgery for infants, multi-valve replacement, and cardiac transplantation in India.
  • Performed 25,000+ open-heart surgeries individually.
  • The first surgeon to repair a complex congenital heart defect in a child below one year and the first to apply heart and lung machine supported Coronary Angioplasty in India.
  • Honored with the prestigious awards like Dr. B C Roy National Award (1997) and Padma Bhushan (1998).
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Dr. Janardhana Reddy

41 years of experience

DNB - Cardiothoracic Surgery, MS, MBBS

  • A pioneer of the Left Ventricular Restoration Surgery in India.
  • Performed 17,000+ cardiac surgeries of which mostly are coronary artery bypass surgeries.
  • Specializations include Bypass Surgery, Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, ECMO, and Cardiac Ablation.
  • Known for his ability to successfully perform beating heart surgeries in advanced coronary artery disease with multi-organ involvement.
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Dr. K R Balakrishnan

32 years of experience


  • Performed the first permanent artificial heart transplant with HeartMate II LVAD, the first LVAD and HVAD pump transplant, and the largest number of heart transplants in India. 
  • Performed 16,000+ cardiac surgeries, 180+ Heart Transplants, and 9+ Heart & Lung Transplants.
  • Gained international recognition for overseeing the first pediatric heart transplant surgery in India performed on a two-year nine-month-old patient from Russia.
  • Instrumental in establishing India's first Comprehensive Centre for Heart Failure Management at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai.
  • Specializations include Complex cardiac surgeries like Valvular Heart procedures, including aortic root replacement, repair & replacement, and Ross procedure.
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Dr. Srinath Vijayashekaran

17 years of experience


  • Specializations include adult cardiothoracic surgery & transplants, VAD implementation, ECMO initiation & removalCoronary Artery Surgery, and Atrial Fibrillation Surgery.
  • Areas of interest include Ventricular Aneurysm, Single Ventricle Defects Surgery, Ventricular Septal Rupture, Cardiac Pacing, and TOF corrections.
  • Expert in treatments of higher risk caused by preoperative low LVEF, Ischemic MR, Left Ventricular Aneurysm, and Ventricular Septal Rupture or Unstable Angina with Hemodynamic instability.
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Dr. Neville Solomon

31 years of experience


  • Performed 3000+ cardiac surgeries on newborn babies with complicated cardiac conditions and adults with congenital heart diseases.
  • Specializations include Aortic Valve Surgery, Infarct exclusion surgery, Thoracic surgery, Aorta Surgery, and Heart Valve Surgery.
  • Expert in Blood Vessel Dilators, ECMO, Cardioversion, and Aldosterone inhibitors.
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Dr. Kailash A. Jain

17 years of experience


  • Specializations include off-pump (beating heart) Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery, and Valve Repair and Replacement Surgery.
  • Expert in invasive cardiac surgery, Redo-CABG & Redo-Valve Surgery, and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.
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Dr. Sandeep Attawar

31 years of experience


  • Performed 10,000+ open & closed heart surgeries, and lung & heart transplantation in adults including 5500+ multi-vessel coronary artery bypass surgeries and 150+ restorative redo heart surgeries.
  • Areas of interest include Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (OP-CABG), Re-operative Cardiac surgery, Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, congenital heart defect surgery, and Robotic cardiac surgery.
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Dr. Robert Mao

40 years of experience


  • Proficient in Open Heart Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm Surgery/Endovascular Repair, PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Interventions), Vascular Surgery, and Mitral/Heart Valve Replacement.
  • Expert in Adult Coronary Intervention, Coronary Cardiac Intervention, Peripheral Vascular Intervention, and Pediatric Cardiac Intervention.
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Dr. Premanand Menon Ponoth

30 years of experience


  • Areas of Interest include Adult Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Trauma, TEVAR, Beating Heart CABG, and Peripheral Vascular Surgery.
  • Honorary fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, International College of Angiology, International College of Surgeons, and American college of surgeons.
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Dr. Jyotirmaya Dash

24 years of experience

DNB - Cardiology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS

  • Associate Fellow Society Of Coronary Angiography And Intervention(SCAI ) - 2009 in 2009.
  • Fellowship Interventional Cardiologist at Advanced Cardiovascular Care.
  • Member of Cardiological Society of India (CSI).
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What treatment would you suggest to person with LVEP 10% still the person is walking and talking normally

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Dr. Babita Goel

My father is suffering from sever triple blockage in arteries, admitted to hospital but as he is a obese person they refuse to do cabg he weighed 92 kg now,they have put one stent but 2 arteries are left with 100 % blockage, is there any problem in future ,can he do regular activities ,he is an advocate . please beg you answer this .Is there any issues found that 2 blocked arteries ???

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