About the department

  • The Department of CVTS  headed by Prof (Dr) K. N. Nagle is located on the second floor of OPD building of Nair hospital.There are two state-of-the-art operation theaters and a ten bedded well equipped recovery room which are located on the fifth floor of the OPD building.The department was founded by Dr.K.N.Dastur and is credited with performing the first open heart surgery in India the golden jubilee of which was recently celebrated.

    Operative work done by the department - 2011

Faculty

SR NO NAME DESIGNATION
1 DR KANAK.N.NAGLE PROFESSOR AND HEAD
2 DR SAJID SAYED ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
3 DR SUSHRUT POTWAR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
4 DR. SHREYA SHENDE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Timings


  • Operation theater days
    MONDAY to SATURDAY    8 AM onwards
  • OPD Days
    MONDAY / FRIDAY / SATURDAY - 12.30 pm  to 2.00 pm
  • Emergency services - Provided round the clock on all days.

Course offered

  • MCh (CVTS) course which is recognized by MCI with an annual intake of one student

Services offered

  • The department of CVTS performs around 1000 operations annually with close to 700 open heart surgeries with good results.
  • Services offered
    1) Coronary-bypass surgery which includes on pump as well as off pump.
    2) Valvular-it includes valve replacement as well as repair.
    3) Congenital-Major congenital surgeries like ASD Closure, VSD Closure, Total Correction For TOF, etc.
    4) Thoracic- Lobectomy, Pneumonectomy, Thoracoscopic procedures.
    5) Vascular- Inter-position grafting, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection etc.

Dr. Kanak Nagle showing Ex Dean Nair hospital and legendary cardiac surgeon Dr B. R. Kalke the current CVTS R. R.

Doyens of cardiac surgery at the golden jubilee function of the first ever open heart surgery in India which was done at CVTS Nair

Doyens of cardiac surgery at the golden jubilee function of the first ever open heart surgery in India which was done at CVTS Nair.

Achievements

  • Successfully performed first total arterial CABG using both internal mammary arteries called LIMA RIMA Y CABG at TNMC
  • Recently celebrated golden jubilee of first open surgery in India (done at BY L Nair Ch Hosp)
  • Conducted various CMEs on valve replacement and repair techniques

Contact

  • CONTACT NUMBER +91-22-23027689
  • EMAIL ADDRESS - tnmccvts@gmail.com

Future plans

  1. Valve repair techniques
  2. Arterial revascularization
  3. Advanced thoracoscopic procedures
  4. Venture into more complex congenital surgery.