Consultant, Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
MBBS, MS, M Ch. (Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery), FIACTS, FPCHS
Paediatric Heart Surgeries
Exclusive pediatric and congenital heart surgeon with over 14 years of post qualification experience. Expertise includes the entire spectrum of congenital heart surgery with special focus on newborn cardiac surgeries like arterial switch operation, TAPVC repair, Norwood procedure, Aortic arch repairs and also routine surgeries like ASD/VSD/TOF, staged palliation for single ventricle physiology and adult congenital heart surgery. Has experience in heart transplant and ECMO and VAD. Also experienced in minimally invasive surgery for congenital heart disease.
Graduated in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery from KEM hospital, Mumbai. Previously Associate Professor of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala.
Joined Kokilaben Hospital as Consultant Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon in 2009 with mentor and director of the Children's Heart Centre - Dr Suresh Rao. Along with the entire team of Paediatric Cardiologists, Anaesthesiologists, Intensivists etc. has contributed to the success of the Children's Heart Centre from inception in 2009 to date.
Involved with over 500 neonatal arterial switch operations, equal number of neonatal TAPVCs and over 8000 congenital heart surgical procedures. The centre is now the largest and most comprehensive for congenital heart disease management in Mumbai and entire Western India.
|Conditions/Procedures||No. Of Cases Treated|
|Neonatal arterial switch operations||>500|
|Congenital heart surgical procedures||>8000|