• Dr. Prashanth Vaijynath

    Dr. Prashanth Vaijynath

    Specialization: Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeries

    Qualification:  MBBS, MS, MCh (CTVS) (AIIMS), FACS, FCS

    He is a Gold Medallist from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGI, Chandigarh) for his MS (Surgery) in 1993 and M.Ch. CTVS with honours from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
    Before joining Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, he worked as faculty in AIIMS for 10 years and Senior Consultant & Director of Academic Program at Dr K M Cherian Heart Foundation, Chennai. He subsequently served at the Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai for five years.
    Dr.Prashant has completed his fellowships in many foreign countries with good track record.
    He was Hon. Professor at the Heart Institute (INCOR) & Zerbini Foundation Sao Paulo Brazil – One of the most important and pioneering center in the world with experience of 1.5 lac open heart surgeries since 1958.
    He was Hon Consultant at Al-Bassel Heart Institute, Damascus, Syria and was a visiting consultant at the Penang University Hospital, Penang, Malaysia. He was also Hon. Consultant, University of Ecuador, Hospital Carlos Andrade Mann, Quito, Ecuador.

    Areas of Interest:
    1) Heart & Lung Transplantation
    2) Aortic Aneurysm & Valve Sparing Surgery
    3) Off Pump Total Arterializations with Composite & Non Composite Arterial Grafts
    4) MIDCABG
    5) Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
    6) Valve Repairs
    7) CABG & Valve Replacements
    8) Use of Homografts, Ross Operation
    9) Redo Procedures, Endovascular Program & Transcatheter Valve Therapy. (He has performed his first
    Transcatheter – Transapical AVR in India on 24 April 2010).
    10) Circulatory Assist Program
    11) Innovations

    Achievements: Has successfully performed more than 10,000 Beating Heart Surgeries and vast exposure in Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, Valve Surgery, Valve Repair, Congenital Heart Surgery and Heart Transplant Surgeon.  20 years of rich experience in cardiac surgery (1993-2013)  He has completed his fellowships in many foreign countries with good track record