Cardiac Surgery at Fortis Escort Heart Institute specializes in all streams of cardiac surgery and is world-renowned for dealing with complex heart problems.
Cardiac surgery in children is recommended to repair heart defects and for the child’s wellbeing in the long-term. Certain heart defects may demand immediate surgery after birth. In some cases, surgeries are performed months or even years after birth. The type and number of surgeries needed vary on the severity of the condition. Pediatric heart surgeons are trained to offer exclusive and comprehensive care to treat children and mend the defected heart.
Minimally invasive treatment procedures are considered for the patients initially. Team of experts at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute realizes the situation of the parents and communicates with them regularly to update the status of their child.
- Structural heart disease and valve repair.
- Cardiomyopathy and septal myectomy.
- Fontan and heart failure procedures
- Minimally invasive heart surgery.
- Fetal cardiac intervention
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Arterial Switch Operation
- Arterial Septal Defect
- Tetralogy of Fallot
- Patent Ductus Arteriosus
- Complex Neonatal Surgery
- Complex transpositions
- Redo surgeries
Dr. K.S. Iyer - Dr. Krishna Iyer is one of India's most experienced pediatric cardiac surgeons, recognised for his clinical expertise and involvement with cardiac care for children in India and other developing nations. His interest is in treating all forms of surgical cases of congenital heart disease in newborns to adults, simple or complex. He has his expertise in surgery for complex transpositions, late presenting CHD, pulmonary hypertension and complex neonatal surgery.
Dr. Gaurav kumar – Dr Gaurav Kumar has spent a large part of his professional career treating congenital heart disease and contributing to the progress of congenital heart surgery in India. He has trained many surgeons in cardiac surgery and is Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.