Thursday, 23 February 2017

Dr. Krishna Subramony Iyer Best Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon Fortis Escorts Hospital Delhi


Dr. Krishna Iyer is the Best Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon India who is recognized worldwide for his clinical expertise and wide range of involvement with the cardiac care for children in India and abroad. He has initiated the first ever dedicated paediatric cardiac care program in Northen India at Fortis Escorts Hospital Delhi. Under the guidance of the best paediatric cardiac surgeon India, the paediatric cardiac program became of a benchmark for the cardiac care for children in India and abroad. 
Dr. Iyer has operated over 10,000 babies, children and adults with CHD and it comprises of various procedures such as Fontan and Fontan type procedures, arterial switch procedure, corrections for tetralogy of Fallot, double switch operation TAPVC, Truncus, DORV, etc. 

Brief Profile on Best Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon India

The speciality of the best paediatric cardiac surgeon India is pediatric and congenital heart surgery. Dr. Krishna Subramony Iyer interest is in surgical treatment of all form of the congenital heart disease in newborns, simple or complex. He has expertise in surgery for the late presenting CHD, complex transpositions, complex neonatal surgery, and pulmonary hypertension. 

Clinical Achievements of Dr. Krishna Subramony Iyer

  • He started the first dedicated paediatric cardiac program in Northern India at Fortis Escorts Hospital Delhi in 1995.
  • Has a career experience of over 13,000 surgeries for CHD
  • Has completed over 10,000 surgeries for CHD at Fortis Escorts Hospital Delhi in 1995
  • He is the first to generate the internationally comparable outcomes in neonatal and infant cardiac surgery and surgery for complex CHD
  • He has performed the first successful rapid two stage arterial switch operation in 1991 and first successful double switch operation in 1993 in India
  • He is recognized internationally for creating a model of delivery of the high class paediatric care in an environment of limited resources
  • He has helped set up many paediatric cardiac programs within the country and in other countries such as Nepal, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia

Professional Affiliations

  • Founder member of Paediatric Cardiac Society of India
  • President of Paediatric Cardiac Society of India (2005-2007)
  • Fellow and Life member of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons
  • Vice President of Paediatric Cardiac Society of India (2003-2005)
  • Council member, Asian Society of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
  • Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Founder President, Asia Pacific Paediatric Cardiac Society (2005-2006)
  • Governing Council member of the World Society of Congenital Heart Surgery.
  • Permanent Member, Steering Committee for World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery (2009 onwards)
  • International member, American Association of Thoracic Surgery.
  • Member, Editorial Board Annals of Paediatric Cardiology
  • Member, Speciality Board of National Board of Examinations capture

  • Member, Editorial Board Annals of Paediatric Cardiology
  • Editor in Chief, Indian Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Member, Editorial Board Paediatric Cardiology
  • Governing Council member of World Society of Paediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Council member Asian Society of Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Organizing Secretary of Combined Meeting of Indian Association of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgeons and Asian Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons held in New Delhi 26th Feb 1st Mar, 2010
  • Invited International member of the American Association of Thoracic Surgeons


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