Cardiac Surgery

Prof.Dr. V. Nandakumar

MS, MCh(Cardiothoracic), FIACS, MNAMS (Cardiothoracic)
Director and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular & Thoracic surgery Cardiac Transplantation services

Dr. V Nandakumar, a cardiac surgeon with an experience of over 32 years, took his graduation in medicine from Trivandrum Medical College, MS in General Surgery from Mysore Govt Medical College, MCh in Cardiothoracic Surgery from CMC, Vellore, and MNAMS in Cardiothoracic Surgery from National Board Examination

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Prof. Dr. V Nandakumar, a cardiac surgeon with an experience of over 32 years, took his graduation in medicine from Trivandrum Medical College, MS in General Surgery from Mysore Government Medical College, MCh in Cardiothoracic Surgery from CMC, Vellore, and MNAMS in Cardiothoracic Surgery from National Board Examination. With an illustrious career spanning twelve years (1975- 1987) with Government Medical College, Calicut, Dr. Nandakumar started an Open-Heart Surgery program in 1982.

While working with St Vincent's Hospital and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne (1990-93), Australia, he strengthened his expertise in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Mitral Valve Repairs, and Heart and Lung Transplantation. He was also an Honorary Scholar in Cardiac Surgery in Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. Later he joined Kovai Medical Centre (1993) to set up the Cardiac Surgery Department and successfully served as the Chief Cardiac Surgeon for two decades before joining the Metro International Cardiac Centre

BIOGRAPHY

  • Ethicon travelling fellowship, 1982
  • Reeve H. Betts travelling fellowship, 1985.
  • Life member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
  • Life member of Indian Association of Cardiologists
  • Was examiner for MCh Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Calicut, and Thiruvanathapuram Medical Colleges
  • Was examiner for DNB Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Presented papers at national conferences.
  • Published papers in international and national journals

OTHER DOCTORS IN CARDIAC SURGERY

Dr. Abdul Riyad Poolamanna

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Cardiac MICC

Dr. Abdul Jaleel

Junior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Cardiac MICC