Doctor: Dr. Shiv K Nair

Dr. Shiv K Nair

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CTVS | Kochi | India

Rajagiri Hospital, Kochi

  • Dr. Shiv K. Nair is a renowned Senior Consultant in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) With a strong clinical background and an extensive academic background,
  • His career in cardiovascular surgery began in 1982 when he graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the prestigious Government Medical College in Patiala, Punjab.
  • Dr. Nair went on to further specialize, graduating in 1985 with a Master of Surgery (MS) in General Surgery from Chandigarh’s esteemed Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER).
  • Dr. Nair’s desire to improve his abilities in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery led him to pursue a demanding training program, which paid off when he graduated in 1988 with a Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery from Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai.
  • His extensive training gave him the skills and knowledge needed to perform difficult surgical procedures with accuracy and competence.
  • Dr. Nair began his career in cardiovascular surgery in 1989, working as a lecturer at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College in Bombay, India.
  • Later on, he moved to the esteemed Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology in Trivandrum, where he worked from 1990 to 1999 as an assistant professor and then as an associate professor.
  • This prestigious institution, designated by the Indian government as an Institution of National Importance, gave Dr. Nair a platform to make a substantial contribution to the field of cardiovascular surgery.
  • He has gained respect and recognition in the medical community for his significant contributions to patient care, research, and teaching. Due to His commitment and skill, more than 11,000 cardiac surgery procedures were successfully completed at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute during his tenure
  • MS (GENERAL SURGERY)from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research – Chandigarh[PGI] – 1985
  • MCH (CARDIOVASCULAR & THORACIC SURGERY)Seth G S Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital,  Mumbai, India – 1988
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Valve repair or replacement surgery (mitral valve, aortic valve, tricuspid valve)
  • Aortic aneurysm repair (open or endovascular)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia surgery (such as atrial fibrillation ablation)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Thoracic aortic dissection repair
  • Heart transplantation evaluation and surgery
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS)
  • Treatment for congenital heart defects (pediatric and adult)
  • Carotid artery surgery (endarterectomy or stenting)
  • Peripheral artery bypass surgery (for conditions like peripheral artery disease)
  • Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD) or ventricular septal defect (VSD) closure
  • Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation treatment
  • Surgical treatment for thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Pericardial disease treatment (pericardiectomy or pericardiocentesis)
  • Treatment for aortic valve stenosis (including balloon valvuloplasty)
  • Surgical management of heart failure (ventricular assist devices, heart transplantation)
  • Repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections
  • Hybrid procedures combining surgical and interventional techniques for complex cases.

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