Dr. Manjunath Cholenahally Nanjappa Director – Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research
This outstanding doctor has developed a new protocol in balloon mitral valvuloplasty and is credited with the performance of the highest number of such procedures using Accura balloon catheter in India. He is a recipient of the 1998 Rajyotsava Prashasti, the second highest civil-ian award of the Government of Karnataka. The Govern-ment of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honor of the Padma Shri, in 2007, for his contributions to Indian medicine.
Professor – Cardiology at Sri Jayadeva Institute of cardiovascular Sciences
This eminent Cardiologist is a professor of Cardiology and was the seventh Vice Chancellor of the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. Apart from over 31 years of teaching experience he has over 50 International publications and seven national publications related to cardiovascular science to his credit.
Head of Pediatric Cardiology – MMM.
Dr. K. Sivakumar is a well-practiced consultant Pediatric Cardiologist associated with multiple hospitals – MIOT Hospitals and Madras Medical Mission Hospital, Chennai. He is successful in a number of critical pediatric cardiac cases.
Professor of CTVS – Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research
With over 27 years of active surgery practice, he is one of the finest doctors who relates to patients both at a profes-sional and emotional level.
Chairman and Senior Surgeon – Narayana Institute of
In his career of 3 decades he has conducted over 15000 surgeries including India’s first neonatal surgery in 1992. He has also performed Asia’s first dynamic Cardiomyo-plasty operation to strengthen the weak heart muscle using the chest muscle. He is attributed the design of the worlds cheapest Comprehensive Health Insurance scheme for the farmers for which he received the
Padma Shri & Padma Bhushan awards.
Chief – CTVS – Indo US Super Specialty Hospital
M.B.B.S & M.S. from Guntur Medical College he pursued further studies in New Zealand and England to train in Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgery. In Auckland, New Zea-land, he worked closely with Sir Brian Gerald Barratt-Boy-es(1924–2006), notable co-author of textbook of Cardiac Surgery with Dr. Kirklin and was trained by him in his Greenlane Hospital, Auckland. Noteworthy for introducing the first open heart surgery to the state of Andhra Pradesh in India and for pioneering advanced medical care at affordable costs, he has won numerous awards including in 2001 the Padma Shri award.
Thoracic and cardiac surgeon
He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in Shreveport area, including Christus Health Shreveport – Bossier and University Health Shreveport. He received his medical degree from Bangalore Medical College and has been in practice for more than 35 years.
Director Cardiovascular Research & Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship training program – Orlando Health
He specializes in coronary and peripheral vascular inter-ventions. An MBBS from Kasturba Medical College & PhD from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, he subsequently did his cardiology training at Emory University in Atlanta, GA and interventional cardiology at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI. His research interests include regenerative medicine, stem cell therapy and heart failure. While at Emory he conducted NIH funded stem cell research and he is currently a part of the NIH funded Cardiovascular cell therapy research network (CCTRN).