MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Executive Director - Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
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.
Consult fees ₹ 1500
Medical School & Fellowships
MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1978
MS - General Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1981
MCh - Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1984
Fellowship - Neonatal Cardiac Surgery - Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 1989
Fellowship - Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons
Founder President - Asia Pacific Paediatric Cardiac Society, 2006
President and Founder - Paediatric Cardiac Society of India, 2007
LIfe Member - Steering Committee of the World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Governing Councillor - World Society of Congenital Heart Surgery
Governing Councillor - Asian Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
International Member - American Association of Thoracic Surgeons
Fellow and LIfe Member - Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons
Vice President - Paediatric Cardiac Society of India , 2005
Member - Speciality Board of National Board of Examinations Capture
Council Member - Asian Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Editor in Chief - Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Member - Editorial Board Pediatric Cardiology
Member - Editorial Board Annals of Paediatric Cardiology
Training - Infant Cardiac Surgery - Australia
He Has Performed The First Successful Rapid Two Stage Arterial Switch and Double - Switch operation in India -
Completed 10,000 Surgeries for Congenital Heart Disease at FEHI since 1995 -
Career experience of Over 13,000 Surgeries For Congenital Heart Disease -
First to Generate Internationally Comparable Outcomes in Neonatal and Infant Cardiac Surgery and Surgery for Complex Congenital Heart Disease -
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Awarded a Citation and Certificate of Appreciation For Distinguished Service and Outstanding Contribution
Awarded Dynamic Indian of the Millennium
Awarded the Paul Harris Fellow "
Awarded Certificate of "Appreciation For the Selfless Services Rendered"
Awarded Certificate of Appreciation
Distinguished Service Award
Hira Lal Gold Medal For Being the Best Postgraduate in General Surgery
Sorel Catherine Friemna Prize
Pfizer Postgraduate Medical Award
Dr. Krishna Subramony Iyer has been practicing for the last 36 years.
Answered by: Tajinder Singh on 28/01/2022
Dr Krishna pursued the degrees of M.B.B.S, M.S., and M.ch from all India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Answered by: Tajinder Singh on 13/01/2022
His area of specialization includes cardiac surgery, cardiac care for children, and more.
Answered by: Tajinder Singh on 17/06/2022
Dr. Krishna is the member designated as the editor of the Paediatric Cardiac Society of India, Editorial Board Paediatric Cardiology, Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons, and the American Association of Thoracic Surgeons.
Answered by: Tajinder Singh on 01/02/2022
You can book an appointment with Dr. Krishna Subramony Iyer by clicking on the book appointment tab on the top right side of the page
Answered by: Tajinder Singh on 14/01/2022
Opp Holy Family Hospital, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, Delhi, 110025, India