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M.B.B.S, M.S. General Surgery, M.Ch. Thoracic Surgery, FIACS, FACS

Adjunct Professor, Chairman – Institute for Cardiac and Advanced Aortic Disorders [ICAAD], Director and Chief of Department of Cardiac Surgery, Director and Chief of Department of Aortic Surgery

Joined Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, in 1980 and finished training in Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery there in 1983. Worked as a staff there till 1992, when I was holding the post as Professor of Cardio-thoracic surgery.

Got extensive training in Coronary bypass grafting surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia for three years (1987 – 1990) as Senior Registrar.

Worked as a Senior Consultant in the Institute of Cardio-Vascular Diseases, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai for four years (1992 – 1996).

Worked as the Chief Cardiac Surgeon & Clinical Director in Malar Heart Foundation, Malar Hospitals, Chennai. (1996-till 2002)


  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons
  • Life member – Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
  • Life member – Vascular Society of India.
  • Member – Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Asia.
  • Member – Society of Thoracic Surgeons of USA.
  • Member – European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.

Has published more than 100 articles in reputed, national and international journals.

Presented more than 150 papers in various national and international meetings.

Given guest lectures, taken part in live surgical workshop and participated in continuing medical education programmes in different teaching institutions.


During a span of 35 years has performed more than 15,000 surgeries of which 12,000 were Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting surgeries.  Pioneer in beating heart bypass surgery and arterial grafting for bypass surgery in India with the success rate more than 99.5%.  Has one of the largest experiences in complex Aortic Aneurysm surgeries in India and has performed more than 900 aneurysm surgeries.  This includes more than 300 Aortic root replacements, 150 Aortic Arch replacements, Thoracic and Thoraco-abdominal aortic operations, hybrid procedures of the Aortic Arch and Thoraco-Abdominal Aorta.  Other surgeries include more than 400 Mitral Valve repairs, more than 150 tricuspid valve procedures, double Valve replacement operations, adult congenital heart surgeries, carotid endarterectomy, pulmonary operations, pulmonary thrombo endarterectomy and heart transplants.  Is a specialist in complex  re-operations for aortic aneurysms, coronary bypass and valve surgeries and has performed more than 300 of these procedures

Dr. Bashi – Leading Cardiologist in Chennai