MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Executive Director - Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
35 Years of Practice, 9 Awards Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Krishna S Iyer is an internationally renowned Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon with over 10,000 Congenital Heart Surgeries to his credit. He pursued the degrees of M.B.B.S, M.S. (General Surgery), and M.Ch (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. His academic kudos were several, such as, Gold Medal for Best Graduate of the year at M.B.B.S. examination, Pfizer Postgraduate Medical Award, Sorel Catherine Friemna Prize for proficiency in Pediatrics, Hira Lal Gold Medal for being the best postgraduate in General Surgery, and many more. Immediately after attaining his qualifications, he joined the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at AIIMS as a Professor. In the year 1989, he got the opportunity to undergo training in Pediatric & Infant Cardiac Surgery, and serve as a Senior Fellow, under the expert guidance of the famous Dr. R.B.B.Mee, at Royal Children Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. After his return to his home country, he directed his efforts towards promoting Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery in India. Dr. Krishna S Iyer's contribution in the field of Pediatrics has been phenomenal and exemplary. In the year 1995, he established the concept of Pediatric Cardiac Care Program at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center. This Program became a benchmark for Cardiac Care for children, not only in India, but also in South East Asian countries. He pioneered the procedure of Rapid Two Stage Arterial Switch and Double Switch Operation in India. His area of specialization includes perfecting Complex Neonatal Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgery in malnourished infants and children, treating late presenters of Congenital Heart Disease, and developing cost-effective Cardiac Care for children in developing countries. Dr. Krishna S Iyer has authored multiple national and international publications. He has also penned down sections on Pediatric and Neonatal Cardiac Surgery in various medical books. His knowledge and accomplishments have earned him key memberships. He was the Founder President of Asia-Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society and has also been the President of Pediatric Cardiac Society of India. Presently he is designated as the Editor of the Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. He is also an active member of the Steering Committee of the World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, and the Governing Councilor of the World Society of Congenital Heart Surgery & the Asian Society of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons. He is an invited international member of the American Association of Thoracic Surgeons. He is also involved in many charitable programs, such as, the Gift of Life program of Rotary International.
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