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Doctor

Dr. Z S Meharwal
Cardiac Surgery/ Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgery

Years of experience

28

Executive Director and Head Adult Cardiac Surgery,

Heart Transplantation and VAD Program

Program Director – DNB

Dr Meharwal is part of the founding team of Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. Dr. Meharwal completed his MBBS, MS (General Surgery) and M.Ch (Cardiothoracic Surgery) from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow. He has worked as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at prestigious King’s College Hospital in London. He has more than 30 years of experience in cardiac surgery with over 30000 surgeries to his credit, including complex heart operations

He is a pioneer in many new cardiac operations in the country. Dr Meharwal is amongst few cardiac surgeons performing heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices implantation. Dr Meharwal has been actively involved with teaching and training. He is the Programme Director of DNB Cardiothoracic Surgery at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. He has trained many cardiac surgeons in India and abroad who are now independent cardiac surgeons at different centres.

Has been invited in national and international meetings as faculty and has published extensively in peer reviewed national and international journals. Dr Meharwal has received many awards including President’s award for his contribution in the field of Cardiac Surgery

Clinical Interest

  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Off pump coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Surgery of ascending aortic aneurysms and dissections
  • Valve repair and replacement
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • CABG in patients with poor ventricular function
  • Major Vascular surgery
  • Surgery for heart failure including heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices

Personal Interest

Travelling, Music & Reading

Previous Experience

  • National
  • King George Medical College, Lucknow from 1982-1988
  • G B Pant Hospital, Delhi from 1988-1989
  • International
  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, King College Hospital, London, UK from 1993-1997

Awards Received

  • Citation Award by President of India Sri APJ Abdul Kalam on the occasion of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Meeting - 2002.
  • Listed in Marquis who is who in the world 2005
  • Saharanpur Aditya Samman-by Govt of UP for contribution in Medical Field - 2005
  • Entered into Limca Book of Records-2008 for performing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery on 94 year old man who is the oldest patient to undergo CABG

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