Vijay Kohli

Senior Director - Cardiac Surgery


With over 25 years of rich experience in cardiovascular and cardio thoracic surgery, Dr. Vijay Kohli has emerged as an eminent cardiovascular surgeon in the country. During his long career, he has extensively worked in the field of cardiac failure. Dr. Kohli has also worked on implantation of Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation. Dr Kohli was the first surgeon to perform coronary artery bypass in Jammu Medical College in 2001. He is also the first surgeon to have performed coronary artery bypass on a beating heart in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2002. He has till date conducted over 10,000 cardiac surgeries and has over 150 scientific publications at national & international level to his credit. He also provides free OPDs in Jammu for poor & the underprivileged. Dr Kohli has received many awards for his distinguished services and has held various prestigious positions at national & international level.

Medical School & Fellowships Institute Year
MBBS Government Medical College and Associated Hospital, Jammu 1980
MS Government Medical College and Associated Hospital, Jammu 1985
MCh Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 1990
Fellowship St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospital Medical Centre, New York, USA. 1995
FIACS ---- 2003
Memberships Institute Year
Member International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery ----
Member American Association of Thoracic Surgeons ----
Member American Heart Association ----
Member Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons ----
Member Cardiological Society of India ----
Member EP Society of India ----
Designation & Department Hospital Year
Cardiothoracic Surgery,Consultant Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon Present
Awards & Achievements
Title Year
Distinguished services award for contribution to cardiovascular surgery in Jammu and Kashmir 2003
Distinguished Service in Cardiac Surgery – Medal from the President of India 2002
Cardiological society of India – Gold medal for best Scientific Publication 2001

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