GKNM Hospital > Cardiothoracic Surgery > Dr.P. Chandrasekar
Chairman Department Cardiothoracic Surgery & Director Cardiac Transplant Services

Dr.P. Chandrasekar

MBBS, MS(surg), DNB( Surg),DNB( CTVS), MBA(HM)

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Doctor Schedule
New OP Days
Wednesday8am - 4pm
Review OP Days
Friday8am - 4pm
Clinical Experience
30 Years

Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Fellow of Indian Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons

Member Society of Thoracic Surgeons, USA

Member of European Association of cardiothoracic surgeons

Member of Asian association of cardiovascular surgeons

Member of Heart valve society

Executive member- IACTS and SFHFT

IRB member of two institutions in city

  • Tamil, English

Education and Professional Qualification

  • Ms (Master Of Surgery), General Surgery - Dr Mgr Medical University
  • Dnb (Diplomate Of National Board) - General Surgery
  • Dnb (Diplomate Of National Board) - Cardiothoracic And Vascular Surgery`
  • Mba (Hospital Administration)

Clinical Expertise

  • CABG- beating heart (Off Pump)
  • Mitral Valve repair
  • Distinguished Service Award By Gknm Hospital, 2014
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Surgery for Heart Failure and Transplantation
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support ( ECMO )
  • Quality improvement and human resource development
  • Conducting Live workshops

Advanced Training & Fellowship

  • Senior Registrar, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders University Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia. 1999-2000 Fellowship certification from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Advanced fellowship – Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic , Rochester, Minnesota, USA. 2001-2002

Honors and Awards

  • Dr Vasudevan Gold Medal In Surgery: 1986
  • Dr. Sengaliappan Gold Medal In Surgery: 1986
  • Distinguished Service Award By Gknm Hospital, 2014
  • Distinguished Service To Society Award By Ima, 2014
  • Vocational Excellence Award By Rotary Spectrum , 2016

Academics and Clinical Research

  • Co investigator- STICH trial
  • PI- CORONARY trial
  • PI- SIRS trial
  • PI- BACE trial
  • PI- PROMOTE trial ( National )
  • Reviewer of Asian Annals and Indian Journal of cardiovascular Surgery.
  • Publications – enclosed as separate file.