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CARDIO THORACIC SURGERY

CARDIOLOGY

ADULT CARDIOLOGY

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

  • Dr. P.R. Bhim Shankar, MD, DM , FIEP

PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY

RESIDENT DOCTORS

  • Dr. Anand, MD

CARDIAC ANAESTHESIOLOGY

INTENSIVIST CARE

PULMONOLOGY

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MICROBIOLOGY

TRANSFUSION MEDICINE

BIOCHEMISTRY

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OUR PANEL OF DOCTORS IN OUR OUT REACH CENTRE

St. Gregorios Cardio Vascular Center, Parumala.

CARDIO THORACIC SURGERY

MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT

  • Dr. Mohan Verghese, MS, MCh, FIACS.

ADULT CARDIOLOGY

PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY

CARDIAC ANAESTHESIOLOGY

RESIDENT DOCTORS

  • Dr. K.G Suresh, MBBS
  • Dr. Dheivendran
  • Dr. Roni O. Verghese
  • Dr. Jessil Chandran
 

 

DR. SANJAY CHERIAN MS

DR. SANJAY CHERIAN MS

DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION & STAFF SURGEON
MS, PhD



Education & Experience

Dr. Sanjay Cherian completed his undergraduation at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India, after which, he undertook surgical research and training at the St. Vincent’s Hospital, (University of New South Wales), Sydney, Australia. On returning to India, he undertook his higher surgical training.

He is the youngest doctor to have completed his PhD in Cardiac Surgery from the Tamil Nadu State Medical University, India.

He has won several awards & honors including
:

  • The Kendall’s Prize for Best Presentation in Cardiothoracic Surgery, at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 1999.
  • Winner of the Union’s Best Presentation Award, at The International Union of Angiology, Sydney, Australia, 1999.
  • Winner of the Post–Doctoral Research Grant from the Department of Biotechnology [Government of India], 2002.

Till date, he has 28 international publications in reputed cardiovascular and surgical journals and has presented 29 papers at International and National Conferences.

Areas of Interest

  • Minimal invasive adult cardiac surgery, beating heart surgery
  • Surgeries for Aortic Aneurysm and Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Research in clinical application of stem cells in end-stage heart and lung diseases, atherosclerosis, vascular pathologies, biological cardiac implants
  • Hospital Administration
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Dr. RAVI-AGARWAL

DR. RAVI AGARWAL

CONSULTANT – CARDIAC SURGEON
MBBS, MS, MCH

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Overseas Registrar at Wellington Public Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Fellowship at Charite Hospital, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Surgery for Congenital heart disease, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft & Left Ventricular Remodeling procedures
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Dr. PANKAJ KUMAR SRIVASTAVA

Dr. PANKAJ KUMAR SRIVASTAVA

CONSULTANT – CARDIAC SURGEON
MBBS,MS.,Mch



WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Southern Railways Headquarters Hospital, Chennai,(better known as Railway Hospital, Perambur) for almost 5 years.
  • Registrar in Cardiac Surgery Department at CMC, Vellore.

AREAS OF INTEREST:

  • Adult cardiac surgery and valve surgeries.
  • Rural health care and Telemedicine

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Had conceptualized and organized First International Rural Cardiac Care Conference on 10th & 11th February, 2007 at our Rural tertiary cardiac care centre at Parumala, Kerala, India under the auspices of Dr.K.M.Cherian Heart Foundation
  • First Awake CABG in Central Travancore Region
  • Member of CNRI (Confederation of NGOs of Rural India) and has been appointed as Telemedicine expert for CNRI.
  • Actively pursuing the target of making the Telemedicine facilities available for every Village Knowledge Centre in Kerala.
  • Consultant to CNRI
  • Have participated in:
    • Regional Consultations on Draft Approach Paper for Eleventh Five Year Plan conducted by Planning Commission of India (22nd July, 2006).
    • Regional Consultations on Draft Approach Paper for Eleventh Five Year Plan for Kerala State (26th September,2006).
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DR. G. N. PRASAD

DR. G. N. PRASAD

CONSULTANT – CARDIOLOGIST
MBBS, MD, DNB (Cardiology)

 


WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Cardiologist in Apollo Hospitals at Chennai and Nellore
  • Cardiologist at Vijaya Heart Foundation, Chennai

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Interventional Cardiology and Preventive Cardiology
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DR.R.PREM SEKAR

DR. R. PREM SEKAR

CONSULTANT – INTERVENTIONAL PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGIST
MRCP (Paed)



WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Consultant Paediatric Cardiology – Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Registrar in Paediatric Cardiology – Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Member – National Task Force for Telemedicine in India

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Foetal Cardiology
  • Interventional Procedures in Paediatric Cardiology; To create increased awareness amongst the public and Family Physicians regarding heart diseases in children, thereby facilitating early detection and treatment.
  • Telemedicine; to enhance the utility of telemedicine applications in Cardiology so that the above objective could be achieved
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DR. RAGHAVAN SUBRAMANYAN

DR. RAGHAVAN SUBRAMANYAN

Senior Consultant & Head of Cardiology
MD, DM, FRCPI, FSCAI, FCSI

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, SQ University Muscat, Oman
  • Additional Professor of Cardiology, Sree Chitra Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  • Senior Registrar in Cardiology, Green Lane Hospital, New Zealand
  • Cardiologist, Railway Hospital, Perambur, Chennai, India
  • Senior Resident in Cardiology – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric cardiac catheterization and interventions
  • Clinical Adult Cardiology
  • Teaching Cardiology
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Dr.THARA FRANCIS

DR. THARA FRANCIS

CONSULTANT – MICROBIOLOGIST
MD (Microbiology)

 

Designation at ICCTVD

Consultant Microbiologist and in-charge of the Microbiology Division.

Qualification

Graduated from Christian Medical College (Vellore), and M.D.(Medical Microbiology) from the Madras Medical college.

Experience & Positions held

Over a period of 27 years has held various posts in reputed Government and Corporate Medical Institutions. Some of theses are

  • Consultant & Senior Laboratory Manager -Appointed by the GAP-CDC program (Global AIDS Program of the Centre for Disease Control-Atlanta) for India and posted at The Govt. Hospital of Thoracic Medicine (TB Sanatorium –Tambaram).
  • Chief Microbiologist in-charge Microbiology Division – Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd, Chennai, Consultant Microbiologist & In-charge Microbiology – MIOT Chennai, Malar Hospitals Chennai, Metropolis laboratory Malar hospital center, Consultant Microbiologist –Lister Laboratory.
Resource Faculty at the following
  • HIV Clinical & leadership Fellowship program being conducted at the TB Sanatorium with support from CDC & ITECH (International Training & Education Centre on HIV which has its affiliations with the University of Washington and HO at Seattle).
  • NACO Training modules for Specialists, medical Officers in HIV/AIDS care.
  • On-site tutoring for Interns from various Medical Colleges as well Post-graduates posted at the TB Sanatorium.
  • YRG CARE - an invited external faculty for the HIV Fellowship conducted on site.
  • Has been involved with the development of the TRAINING MODULE designed for NACO for HIV laboratory diagnosis.
SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST
  • Establishing Diagnostic Microbiology Laboratories where they are non-existent, with emphasis on quality control.
  • Various aspects related to Hospital Infection control practices and development of policies related to the same.
  • Training sessions especially those related to laboratory aspects of HIV Diagnostics and related areas of HIV care (especially OI diagnosis in resource constrained areas).
MEMBER OF
  • Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist.
  • Hospital infection Society of India.
  • Was MEMBER OF TECHNICAL COMMITTEE for the selection of HIV diagnostic kits for distribution through TNSACS (Tamilnadu State AIDS Control Society).
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DR. R. SAI BABU

DR. R. SAI BABU

CONSULTANT – DEPARTMENT OF TRANSFUSION MEDICINE & CLINICAL LABORATORY
MBBS, D.C.P



WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Medical Officer – Biochemistry Clinical Pathology, Rotary Blood Bank & Vijaya Hospital, Chennai.
  • Consultant & H.O.D – Dept of Transfusion Medicine, Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology – MMM (ICVD)

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Immunology, Blood Transfusion
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DR. USHA RAGHAVAN SUBRAMANYAN

DR. USHA RAGHAVAN SUBRAMANYAN

CONSULTANT – TRANSFUSION MEDICINE
M.B.B.S, M.Phil(HHSM)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Specialist, Blood transfusion services, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
  • Blood transfusion officer, Sree Chitra Tirunal Centre for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Quality management in hospitals and Health systems
  • Transfusion transmitted infections.
  • Stem cells Processing and Therapeutics.
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Dr. SAJI PHILIP

Dr. SAJI PHILIP

Paediatric Cardiologist &Clinical and Administrative coordinator
MBBS, MD ( Paed), Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiology



WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Pediatrician and Epileptologist at Dr. V. V. Philip Memorial Hospital, Kattanam, in Allappuzha district) since 1993.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • His enormous interest in serving Cardiac and Epileptic patients lead to edit a first Indian book on “Manual on Seizure disorders in 1998 for practioners and residents”
  • Conducted Medical Research in Cardiovascularscience to establish a first experimental Immune complex vasculitis model in swine with clinical implication to Kawasaki disease (Pediatric Research 2004:55:211-219) in the world and his further research in Animal Technology Institute Taiwan enlightened the prevention of coronary artery complications in Kawasaki disease with high doses of antioxidants and received his doctorate degree for his outstanding contribution.
  • Presented various papers in National and International Congress,
  • Published many papers including his latest research publication in Pediatric research.
  • Served as a Secretary of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Alleppey Unit 1998
  • CME chairperson of IMA Kerala state congress in 1997. He is
  • Life member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, IMA, Indian Epileptic, and echocardiographic Association, American Academy of pediatrics, American Heart Association and American Animal Science.
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Dr. MADHU PAULOSE CHANDY .V

Dr. MADHU PAULOSE CHANDY .V

CONSULTANT – CARDIOLOGIST
MBBS, MD ( Gen. Med), DM cardiology



WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Consultant in General Medicine from 1997 to 2000 in MOSC Medical College, Kolencherry.
  • Consultant Cardiologist in Kolencherry Medical College


AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Interventional Cardiology
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Dr. SAJI JOSE

Dr. SAJI JOSE

CONSULTANT – CARDIOLOGIST
MBBS, MD(Gen.Med), DM cardiology



WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Consultant Cardiologist in MOSCMM Hospital ,Thrissur
  • Associate Consultant in Cardiology in MOSCMM Medical College, Kolenchery

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Electrophysiology.
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Dr. ANAND SRINIVASAN, MD, DM

Dr. ANAND SRINIVASAN, MD, DM

CONSULTANT – CARDIOLOGIST
MBBS, MD, DM(Card)


WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Full time Consultant Cardiologist in Trivandrum, Oachira and Pandalam
  • Visiting Cardiologist in various hospitals,


AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Adult and Paediatric Cardiology.
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Dr. THOMAS VARGHESE

Dr. THOMAS VARGHESE,

Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist
MBBS, DA



WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Junior Consultant ,Cardiac anaesthesia,Kottayam Medical College
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Dr. SUNIL AGARWAL

Dr. SUNIL AGARWAL

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
MBBS, MS, MCh, DNB




WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Trained in Adult cardiac surgery which includes two years of experience in Australia and two years of experience in USA.
  • Good experience in transplantation during his overseas training.
  • Trained in lung surgery eg: lung resection, lung volume reduction surgery, lung transplantation etc.
  • Trained in endoscopic harvesting of saphenous vein for Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Achievements
  • Has 18 years of experience in managing all types of adult and congenital cardiac surgery.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • CABG, Aortic surgery, Congenital heart surgery and heart and lung transplantation.
  • Has attended many conferences and has several publications in National and International journals.
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DR. SAJI R

DR. SAJI R

Junior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
MS, Mch.,



WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Senior registrar in PGI Chandigarh from May 2003 to December 2003.

ACHIVEMENTS

  • Has several publications in national and international journals.


AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Adult cardiac surgery and Critical care medicine.
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C.SHANTHI

C.SHANTHI

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist
DCH, DNB, FNB (Paed. Cardiology)



WORK EXPERIENCE :2002-2006

  • Jr. Consultant - Madras Medical Mission, Chennai.
  • Fellow-West Mead Children’s Hospital, Australia
  • Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist - GKNM, Coimbatore

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Non Invasive Cardiac Imaging
  • Foetal Echocardiography
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DR. PRAHSHANT VAIJYANATH

DR. PRAHSHANT VAIJYANATH

Consultant – Cardiac Thoracic Surgeon
M.S, MCh, F.C.S (Tel Aviv University Israel), Fellow of American College of Surgeon



WORK EXPERIENCE

Over the period of last 12 years, he has been working as an independent Cardiac Surgeon and performed over 5000 Solo Open Heart Surgeries.

  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, A.I.I.M.S. New Delhi.
  • Head of the Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St.Stephens Hospital,
    Tis Hazari, New Delhi.
  • Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon, Kailash Heart Institute, H-33, Sector-27, Noida.
  • Sr. Consultant and Head of the Department of Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Sri Balaji Heart Centre, a unit of Action Medical Institute, FC-34, A-4, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi – 110 063.
  • Director& Senior Consultant-Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Pune. from Oct 2006

Hon. Visiting Sr. Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

  • The Heart Centre, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi.
  • Mohan Meakin Heart-Centre, Mohan Nagar.
  • National Heart Institute East of Kailash, New Delhi.
  • Visiting Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Boston


AREAS OF CLINICAL INTEREST:

  • INNOVATIONS & INNOVATIVE Techniques in Cardiac Surgery.
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery (all Spectrum)
  • Cardiopulmonary Transplantation.
  • Circulatory assist – devices, Total Artificial Heart, ECMO
  • Surgery of Aorta.
  • Surgery for Terminal Heart Failure.
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DR. PREMA GURUMURTHY

DR. PREMA GURUMURTHY

Professor of Biochemistry – Faculty
MSc, Phd, DSc, FIABMS, FIMSA

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Post doctoral fellowship in Pharmacology at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, USA.
  • Deputy Director – Department of Biochemistry, Tuberculosis Research centre (ICMR)

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DR. CHARANJIT KAUR

DR. CHARANJIT KAUR

Consultant –Cardiac Anaesthesia
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia)

 


WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Senior Registrar - PGIMER , Chandigarh, 1997-2000
  • Junior Consultant – St. Stephen’s Hospital, NewDelhi, 2000-2001
  • Junior Consultant – Batra Hospital, New Delhi, 2001-2004
  • Associate Consultant – Fortis Hospital Mohali, Punjab – 2005-2006

Area of Interest

  • Adult Cardiac Anaesthesiology
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DR. CHARANJIT KAUR

DR. K. SADASIVAN PILLAI

Deputy Managing Director

 

Doctorate in Zoology for the Ph.D. thesis in Fluoride Toxicology. More than 20 years experience in 2 leading GLP certified CROs in India as study director, Head, Toxicology and Head, QA. One year PG teaching experience in biostatistics and biochemistry. Five years experience as Head, QA of the GLP certified preclinical facilities of Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited, Chennai ( India ). Published more than 100 research papers and 25 general articles. C oauthor of a book entitled ‘Applied Statistics in Toxicology and Pharmacology' with a Japanese Scientist, published by Science Publishers, USA in 2003.

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DR. CHARANJIT KAUR

DR. MATHEWS MICHAEL

Vice President – Life Science Services

 


Has got more than 15 years of post-doctoral experience in the safety evaluation of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals & biocides and biocompatibility studies on medical devices. Has worked with Orchid Research Laboratories Ltd (wholly owned subsidiary of Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd) as the Head of Toxicology and Animal Breeding Facility. Also held senior positions in reputed Contract Research Organizations, Jai Research Foundation (JRF) and SGS India Pvt Ltd ,Life Science Services (member of SGS group, Geneva).

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