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About the Department

The Largest and Most Adept Cardiac Surgery Team in South India

The Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute has one of the largest, most experienced cardiac surgery team in the world. Over the last 2 1/2 years, more than 200 patients have had their heart surgery performed at Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute for – ranging from mitral valve surgery to cardiac bypasses to complex aortic and arch surgeries.
The Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute performs the most number of coronary artery bypass operations in India, with a success rate of over 99%. Even complex operations, Re-do surgeries and aortic and great vessel surgeries, are routinely performed at Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute with excellent results.

Patient-centered care

We strive to provide each patient and family member with education, support and world-class medical care extending from his first visit until discharge. We are also proud to provide personal services that put the comfort and well-being of cardiac surgery patients before all other considerations.

Superior Outcomes

Every year, the heart surgeons at Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute achieve outstanding surgical outcomes – even for the most complex, difficult cases. The Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute model emphasizes an integrated, team approach to provide the best care for each patient.

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  • The Centre is equipped with:
  • Ultra Modem Cardiac Surgery Operation Theatres
  • Latest Heart Lung machine
  • Well equipped Post operative ICU with all types of state – of the art facilities
  • Latest of Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP).
  • All types of Adult heart surgeries.
  • Paediatric Cardiac Surgeries.
  • Apart from Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery we perform
  • Valve replacement surgeries & Valve repairs.
  • Combined valve and bypass surgery.
  • Surgery for congenital heart defects like ASD, VSD and TOF.
  • Thoracic surgeries, including lung and mediastinal surgery.
  • Surgeries for peripheral vascular disease like Aorto-bifemoral bypass, Femoro-femoral bypass, femoro-popliteal bypass surgeries and as combined procedure with bypass surgery.
  • Aortic Surgeries.
  • Hybrid Procedures.
  • Bypass surgery
  • Valve surgery
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Aortic surgery
  • Atrial fibrillation surgery
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy surgery
  • Heart failure surgery
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery

Our Team

Dr. Shyam Krishna Ashok

Director and Head of Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Surgery

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (CTVS), Fellow Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

Dr. M.K. Moosa Kunhi

Consultant Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon (visiting)


Dr. Prashanth Vaijynath

Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic, Vascular & Heart Transplant Surgeon


(Visiting Consultant)

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