Doing almost 100% coronary bypass surgeries on the beating heart ( one of the top figures in India and abroad). Surgical success 99.2%, one of the best internationally. Regularly organize Live Symposium and Conferences on BIMA surgery – the best technique of coronary bypass surgery. Also pioneered the technique of Awake bypass surgery in Hyderabad, by which a patient can undergo coronary bypass surgery without being put on a ventilator. Regular Faculty in national conferences and invited in international meets to deliver Talks too. More than 15 year experience in heading cardiac surgery department in leading corporate hospitals. Expert in handling complex bypass surgeries, high risk surgeries, redo and re redo coronary bypass surgeries. The first in India to successfully perform re redo (3rd time) bypass surgery in a patient using beating heart surgery and total arterial revascularisation. Patient base present in almost all parts of India. Regularly operating international patients too. Appointed by Maharashtra Government as a Visiting Specialist Cardiac Surgeon in 2003.
Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by Mahaveer International Trust in 2015. Also received Dr. Purshottam Singh Award from IMA, GEMS International Award and Dr. SN Mathur Oration Award, among others.
Had done M.Ch in cardiothoracic surgery from the prestigious PGI Chandigarh, in 1990. Subsequently, trained with some outstanding heart surgeons in leading hospitals in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, for 4 years, while doing Fellowship and received expertise in coronary bypass surgery, valve repair and replacements, paediatric heart surgery and heart transplants.
Had topped in MBBS in 1982 winning 10 gold medals. Declared one of the most outstanding graduates of GSVM Medical College in the last 50 years, at the Golden Anniversary celebrations of the medical college in 2007.
Summary of publications/Research:
- Ongoing pioneering research in coronary bypass surgery – Watershed LIMA grafting.