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Dr. Krishna S Iyer

 

 

Name: Dr. Krishna S Iyer

Designation: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Experience: 30+ Years 

Specialty: Cardiac Sciences

Qualification:  MBBS, MS 

Membership and Award:

  • Secured National Merit Scholarship for the year 1971 – 1972 for meritorious performance in the Indian School Certificate examination.
  • Awarded Ganpatrao Chittre Scholarship for securing second rank in the Inter-Science examination of the Bombay University in April, 1972.
  • Awarded Institute Gold Medal for Best Graduate of the year at the MBBS examination in Dec.1977.
  • Council member, Asian Society of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
  • Governing Council member of the World Society of Congenital Heart Surgery.
  • International member, American Association of Thoracic Surgery.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Member, Editorial Board Annals of Paediatric Cardiology
  • Member, Speciality Board of National Board of Examinations capture
  • Editor in Chief, Indian Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

Area of Interest:

  • Arrhythmia Treatment with Ablation and Pacemakers
  • Coronary Artery Surgery
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Treatment
  • Cardiac OPD Procedures

Location: Delhi 

Nationality:  Indian      

About:

Dr. Krishna S Iyer is is Executive Director in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and 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.

After his medical training he joined the faculty of cardiac surgery department of AIIMS, New Delhi. He then trained in infant cardiac surgery in Australia and then established neonatal cardiac surgery at AIIMS.

Dr. Iyer began the first dedicated pediatric cardiac care program in North India at EHIRC ( now FEHI ) in 1995. Under his guidance, this pediatric cardiac program has become the benchmark for cardiac care for children in India and its South East Asian neighbours. Dr. Iyer has operated on more than 14,000 patients with congenital heart diseases from all parts of India and International patients from over 15 countries. He has performed the first successful rapid two stage arterial switch and double-switch operation in India.

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