Cardiac surgery is a specialty of medicine that involves surgical treatment of conditions and diseases affecting organs inside the chest (thorax), such as the heart and its vessels. Surgical procedures by cardiac surgeons are performed to treat heart conditions and complications such as congenital heart disease, ischemic heart disease (coronary artery bypass grafting), valvular heart disease from a number of causes including rheumatic heart disease, endocarditis and atherosclerosis.
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The Best Cardiac Surgeons in India
Dr. Naresh Trehan | Medanta – The Medicity | Gurgaon, India
Dr. Naresh Trehan, is a well-known specialist in Cardiovascular and Cardiothoracic Surgery. He took his medical degree from King George Medical College and underwent training and practice at New York University Medical Centre in Manhattan USA.
Dr. Trehan has received numerous awards including the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shree Awards given by the Government of India.
Dr. Trehan is also recognized by the American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Currently, he is the Chairman & Managing Director of Medanta- The Medicity, a multi-specialty, 1,500 bed capacity medical center in Gurgaon, India that provides affordable, compassionate healthcare in a modernized treatment facility.
After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Devananda took his Master’s in General Surgery and Cardio Thoracic Surgery at Seth G.S Medical College and Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology.
Dr. Devananda is a renowned specialist in Pediatric and Neonatal Cardiac Surgery and has successfully conducted 7,000 adult and paediatric cardiac surgeries. He earned the reputation of performing many difficult and innovative surgeries. He is the first to successfully remove a Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) from the heart. (PNET is a cancerous tumor occurring in young adults.) He also has performed surgeries on an infant weighing only 900gms and a 90 year-old patient from India.
He has won many accolades for his exemplary performance in Cardiac Medicine and Surgery including a Rotary Centenary Award for Vocational Excellence, and the distinction of being the First Visiting Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore’s exclusive, state-owned 540 bed capacity cardiac facility.
Dr. Devananda has written and published papers in local and international journals. Truly a dexterous surgeon, he is an expert in Aortic Aneurysm Surgery, Beating Heart CABG, Complex Valve Surgery and Repair, Heart Transplants and Ventricular Assist Devices and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.
He is currently connected with Manipal Hospital in Bangalore, one of India’s most renowned and advanced multi-specialty facilities for global patients.
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