Doctor: Dr Girinath M R

Dr Girinath M R

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Cardiac Surgeon | Chennai | India
MBBS | 45 Years Years of Experiences

Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai

  • Dr. Girinath M R, a Cardiothoracic surgeon at Apollo Hospital in Chennai, brings with him 45 years of experience in the field. Prior to his current position, he spent 3 years working in Auckland.
  • Dr. Girinath M R has been leading the Cardiac Surgery Unit at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai since 1984, showcasing remarkable leadership skills and a wealth of expertise in the realm of cardiac surgery.
  • The team, under his guidance, has successfully completed 40,000 heart surgeries, which includes 29,000 coronary bypass surgeries, with 14,000 done on a beating heart, highlighting his remarkable expertise and proficiency.
  • Dr. Girinath M R is a trailblazer in the field of congenital heart surgery and heart valve surgery in India. With a track record of training 30 heart surgeons and performing more than 25,000 open heart surgeries in the past 16 years, he has made a remarkable impact on the field of cardiac surgery.
  • Dr. Girinath M R was one of the first individuals in India to receive the MCh degree. He is a pioneer in performing cardiac surgery on infants, coronary bypass surgery, multivalve replacement, and cardiac transplantation.
  • Dr. Girinath M R has presented over 275 papers at various national and international conferences, in addition to delivering approximately 20 speeches, including prestigious ones such as the Subroto Memorial Oration and the Sadasivan Oration.
  • Dr. Girinath M R was part of the team that performed India’s inaugural multi-organ transplant, which included the heart, liver, kidneys, and cornea.
  • Dr. Girinath M R made a significant breakthrough by successfully treating a complex congenital heart condition in an infant under the age of one, and spearheaded the introduction of heart-lung machine-assisted Coronary Angioplasty in India.
  • Dr. Girinath M R is part of esteemed organizations such as FRACS (Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne) and F.L.A.C.S., highlighting his accomplishments and knowledge in the industry.
  • Dr. Girinath M R, a distinguished member of the Indian Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, is widely acknowledged for his professional expertise in India.
  • MBBS
  • Off Pump beating CABG LV restoration
  • Surgery
  • Valve Repair Replacement
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Ross Procedure
  • Cardiac Tumour Treatment
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Treatment
  • Aortic Dissection Repair Surgery
  • Minimal access surgeries for valves
  • ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure
  • Aortofemoral Bypass Surgery
  • PTE – Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy

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