AT01, Banyan Tree Apartment,,
Near SAKRA World Hospital, Bellandur,,
Bangalore, Karnataka - 560103, India
||Dr. Sakthivel graduated in medicine from PSG medical college, Coimbatore in 2000. He completed his M.S (General Surgery) post-graduation in 2004 from J.S.S Medical College, Mysore. He stood first in the University examination and was awarded Gold Medal by Rajiv Gandhi University, Karnataka. He then pursued superspeciality in cardiothoracic surgery at the prestigious Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2006. He was awarded Dr.Sadasivam Gold Medal for his excellence in cardiothoracic examination in 2009.
Super Speciality Experience:
He was fortunate enough to start his cardiothoracic surgical career at Madras Medical College, one of the premier institutes in India where more than 1500 cardiac surgeries and approximately 800 thoracic surgeries are performed per year. As a part of his training program, he worked in Institute of Child health, Chennai, India where around 1000 pediatric cardiac surgeries are performed per year.
After graduating from MMC, he joined Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore, India in Pediatric cardiac surgery under Dr. Collin John as a clinical assistant surgeon. Here he had good exposure in complex congenital cardiac surgeries. He then joined as attending consultant in the Department of Cardiac surgery, Fortis hospital Bangalore, India, headed by Dr. Vivek Jawali, a pioneer in off- pump beating coronary artery surgeries and minimally invasive cardiac surgeries. He gained experience in Off-pump coronary surgery, ventricular remodelling surgery, valve repair, replacement, MAZE procedure, aortic surgeries including root enlargement and replacement and awake cardiac surgery under the able guidance of Dr.Vivek Jawali. He also gained experience in minimal invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery (aortic and mitral valve surgery, ASD closure and coronary artery bypass surgery) under Dr.Jawali and Dr.Rehan. He has also worked with some of the world renowned cardiac surgeons.
He has worked as consultant in cardiothoracic surgery at SKS Hospital and Vinayaka Hi-Tech Hospital, Salem. He has independently and successfully performed Off-pump and on pump coronary surgeries, aortic and mitral valve replacement, mitral and tricuspid valve repair, simple and complex congenital heart surgeries. He has also performed decortications, lobectomies, pneumonectomies and other thoracic surgeries independently. He was also part of many complex cardiac and thoracic surgeries.