MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Fellowship - Neonatology
Director - Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
37 Years of Practice, 4 AwardsCardiologist, Pediatric Cardiologist, Cardiac Surgeon, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon
One of the most sought-after experts at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Dr. Parvathi Unninayar Iyer is a highly engaged, awarded and experienced doctor. She is currently the director of the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. In her medical career of nearly 33 years, she has contributed uniquely and largely in her respective field. She is the very first pediatric cardiac intensivist in India. She is praised for setting the first pediatric cardiac ICU in northern India.
Pediatric critical care is the forte of Dr. Parvathi Unninayar Iyer. Besides this, she excels in congenital heart surgery. She is the first medical professional to create international comparable outcomes in neonatal, infant cardiac, and complex congenital heart disease surgery. Dr. Iyer was bestowed with Best House Surgeon in Pediatrics award, V.B.RAJU AWARD, best paper at the Pediatric Cardiac Symposium amongst others. She is a great orator and has delivered over 200 talks at national and international conferences and meetings.
Dr. Parvathi Unninayar Iyer has a global name for establishing a model for pediatric intensive care with limited resources. A graduate (MBBS) from AIIMS, New Delhi, she pursued her MD(Pediatrics) from PIMS, Chandigarh. She has also received training from Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and King George V Hospital, Sydney. She is a member of various respectable medical associations. She has over 100 publications in several journals.