Designation : Director and Chief Cardiac Surgeon
MBBS from Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1988, Madras University, Madras
MS from Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1993 Dr M.G.R. University, Madras
M.Ch in Cardiothoracic Surgery from Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1996, Dr M.G.R. University, Madras.
DNB in Cardiothoracic Surgery National Board of Examinations in 1996
Fellow in Cardiac Surgery, From Melbourne Hospita(Australia)
PAEDIATRIC : More than 300 cardiac surgeries ( ASD, VSD Closure, Total correction of TOF, BT Shunt, Divisioning and suturing of PDA, AV Canal Defect, PAPVC, and TAPVC) performed successfully on small children- youngest being 32 hours, 1.5 kg and 1.7 kg.
ADULTS: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgeries, TAR (Total Arterial Revascularization), beating heart surgeries ‘Y’ Graft technique, Correction of complex defects of the heart, Valve Replacement, Peri-cardiectomy, Aorto Bi Femoral, Aortic Root Replacement and Sparing.
- Has described methods of closing holes in the heart using patient’s own pericardium.
- Presented various techniques of cardiac surgeries in National and International Conferences.
- Has been faculty in many national and international conferences.