Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery

Department of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic surgery is the surgical intervention for the treatment of conditions affecting the thorax – which includes heart, lungs, and the chest region. At Global Hospitals, Mumbai our experienced panel of surgeons perform a wide range of cardiothoracic surgeries, include minimally invasive procedures, open heart procedures, and heart transplants. Cardiovascular thoracic surgeries are some of the complex procedures and require precision, expertise, and advanced technology to perform successfully.

Why choose us for cardiothoracic surgeries in Mumbai?

Excellence in cardiac care is our steadfast endeavour each day, with the experience of performing close to 4000 cardiac procedures – Global Hospitals, Mumbai is one of India’s best cardiac hospitals specializing in cardiovascular thoracic surgeries. From minimally invasive procedures to the most complex heart transplant procedures, we have the infrastructure and expertise to perform them all.

An expert panel of surgeons and cardiologists are assisted by a specialized cardio surgery nursing team to ensure we consistently deliver excellent patient outcomes. State-of-the-art surgical suites, post-surgery ICU, and diagnostic facilities make us one of Mumbai’s best heart health destinations.

Diagnosis of heart conditions

Heart health is specific and personal to an individual and therefore, it is our endeavour to provide everyone with a personalized cardiac treatment plan that is consistent with their lifestyle. Diagnosis of heart conditions requires complete understanding of the patient’s health & lifestyle history, blood work, x-rays, ECGs, and other investigations such as:

  • Stress test
  • CT scans
  • MRI
  • 2D
  • Echo
  • Angiogram

Treatments & Procedures

The expert panel of surgeons at Global Hospitals, Mumbai perform advanced surgical procedures for patients based on ailment and patient condition. Minimally invasive procedures, open heart procedures and transplant procedures – we have the expertise and infrastructure for all cardiovascular thoracic surgeries.

In addition to surgical intervention, lifestyle modulation is an integral part of cardiac treatment. Patients will require to make adequate changes to their lifestyle for the long term success of cardiac procedures, and management of their cardiac health.

Types of Surgeries

Various cardiac procedures performed at Global Hospitals, Mumbai include:

  • Aortic valve repair and aortic valve replacement
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • Angioplasty and stenting
  • Congenital heart disease surgery
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Heart transplant
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)
  • Lung transplant
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery
  • Mitral valve repair and mitral valve replacement
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Pulmonary valve repair and replacement
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  • Ventricular assist device implantation (VAD)

Our Doctors – Heart Specialists/Cardiologists

The Department of Cardiac Sciences at Global Hospital, Mumbai has the best set of doctors, surgeons, and specialists who specialize in the treatment of heart diseases. We have some of the best cardiovascular surgeons and Cardiologists in Mumbai to give expert medical advice and carry out necessary medical procedures as per the universally accepted guidelines. They are well-trained and have an excellent knowledge of their work and specialization. They excel in their fields and treat their patients with the utmost care. We can assure you that you will be in great hands and will have a very comfortable journey to recovery. It is our sole responsibility to give the best that we can. The department is equipped with world class infrastructure and latest medical equipments to compliment the expertise of the Doctors .All types of medical and surgical heart related emergencies are also dealt round the clock 24×7 .

Dr Chandrashekhar Kulkarni


Senior Consultant Program Lead - Heart & Lung Transplant

We are with you in your journey to better health

A consultation with our panel of doctors, specialists and surgeons will help you determine what kind of services you may need to help diagnose and treat your condition. If you or someone in your family or friend’s circle are facing any health issues, please get in touch with us, we are here for you.