Chennai, Tamil Nadu, August 27, 2012
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, August 27, 2012 /India PRwire/ — Steering a paradigm shift in cardio vascular surgery, Global Health city today announced the appointment of Dr. Sandeep Attawar, as Group Advisor, Director of Cardiac Surgery and Heart and Lung Transplantation, Surgeon-in-Chief. With over 14 years of experience Dr. Sandeep has pioneered over 5500 multivessel CABG’s (Coronary artery bypass), largely OP-CABG (Beating heart coronary artery bypass) using left ITA’s (Internal mammary artery), free left and bilateral radial arteries, the use of a pedicled Rt GEPA (gastro epiploic artery as a vascular substitute for coronary artery bypass in over 50 cases), and over 150 reoperative CABG’s (Redo heart surgery).
Dr. Sandeep Attawar is also a trained pediatric cardiac surgeon with significant experience in treating neonates and children with complex heart disease, having operated over 400 neonates and approximately 3500 children with congenital heart defects, with procedures ranging from
systemic to PA shunts, VSD closures, TAPVC repairs, Aorto pulmonary window, tetralogy corrections, conduit repairs for Pulmonary atresia, the Ross procedure in children and adults, interrupted aortic arch repairs and the arterial switch operation for D-TGA and Taussig Bing heart.
Commenting on Dr Sandeep Attawar appointment, Dr. K. Ravindranath, Chairman & Managing Director, Global Hospital Group, said, “With Dr. Sandeep Attawar coming on board, we now have a strong leadership in place for cardiovascular department in Global Health City. Going forward, our focus will be on making Global Health City first choice for world class treatment for its patient across the globe by fostering a culture of both innovation and affordability excellence.”
Dr. Sandeep Attawar completed his MBBS & M.S General Surgery and then completed M.Ch Cardiovascular surgery from Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum. Dr. Sandeep has several papers, publications, and awards to his credit. He has 6 indexed publications and is one of the most experienced in India on beating heart and minimally invasive heart surgery. Dr Sandeep has presented more than 20 scientific papers and has given lectures in many institutions and universities across the globe
On his new role, Dr. Sandeep Attawar said, “I am quite excited and looking forward to both the opportunities and challenges that come with this new role. I am thrilled to be a part of team at Global Health City a leading healthcare institutions offering multi-super specialty tertiary care. My personal belief is true glory comes to any doctor when he sees the smile back on his patient face.”
Notes to Editor
GLOBAL HEALTH CITY
Global Health City, Chennai is a 500 bedded super specialty tertiary care facility, with a capacity to expand to 1000 beds. It renders 360 degree advanced tertiary healthcare services with multi-super speciality and multi-organ transplant services. With the finest combination of expertise, experience, state-of-the art technology and well coordinated team work, every step is aimed at ensuring excellence in patient care.
The Global Hospitals Group started with its first Hospital a decade ago in Hyderabad. Today, it has nine hospitals with over 2000 beds, strategically spread across the country with branches now in Bangalore and Chennai and many more in advanced stages of planning and implementation, one such being the Mumbai facility which is proposed to be operational by the end of the current financial year. Each unit is a world class tertiary care multi super specialty Hospital with facilities matching the best in the world and offering advanced patient care of international standards.