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About Dr. Gaurav Verma

Dr. Gaurav Kumar is a Director – Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and has spent a large part of his professional career treating congenital heart disease and contributing to the progress of congenital heart surgery in India. In a career of over 20 years he has performed over 5000 open heart surgeries in newborn, babies and grown ups with congenital heart defects. He specialises in treatment of complex congenital heart disease and has performed operations in babies like arterial switch operation, double switch operation, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, arch repair, ASD VSD repair, tetralogy of Fallotrepair, truncus arteriosus repair, Rastelli operation and Cone repair and cardiac transplant.

Dr Gaurav Kumar is a graduate from Armed Forces Medical College and served a distinguished career in the Indian Army. He graduated with multiple medals in his graduation, Pune University silver medal during his post graduation in general surgery and CS Sadasivam national gold medal in Cardiac surgery. He established the pediatric cardiac surgery centres at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and Army Hospital Research and Referral in New Delhi. For his outstanding contribution to development of paediatric Cardiac Surgery in Indian Armed Forces he was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India. He was one of the key members in developing the cardiac transplant programme at the Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi.

He has more than 30 national and international publication in reputed journal as is devoted to research for furtherance of pediatric cardiac surgery In the country.

He has trained many surgeons in cardiac surgery and is Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. His present interests include complex congenital cardiac surgery, philanthropy, developing cardiac surgery in developing countries and improvement in training young surgeons in pediatric cardiac surgery.

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Education

  • Fellowship Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Mater Childrens Hospital, Brisbane Australia

Work & Experiance

  • Long experience as Cardiothoracic and General surgeon during war and peace in Indian Army.
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Armed Forces Medical College and Military Hospital
  • Cardiothoracic Centre Pune
  • Assistant Professor Cardiothoracic Surgery: Armed Forces MedicalCollege Consultant
  • Consultant Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Armed Forces Medical College and Military Hospital Cardiothoracic Centre Pune
  • Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery Army Hospital Research and Referral New Delhi
  • Associate Professor Cardiothoracic Surgery: Armed Forces Medical College and Army Hospital Research and Referral New Delhi
  • Director Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Programme, Army Hospital Research and Referral New Delhi

Awards & Recognitions

Clinical Achievements

  • Developed the pediatric cardiac surgical programme as Faculty at military Hospital Cardiothoracic Centre, Pune
  • Established dedicated pediatric cardiac surgical programme with comparable outcomes at Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi
  • Key member of the team for development of Cardiac transplant programme in Armed Forces Trained cardiac surgeons and intensivists for pediatric cardiac care of neonates and infants

Awards

  • Awarded the National Talent Search Examination national scholarship – 1987
  • Awarded the Gold Medal in ENT and Ophthalmology in Pune University
  • Awarded first place in Maharashtra for strategic surgical quiz 1999
  • Awarded Bronze medal in National Surgical Quiz 2000
  • Awarded Silver Medal in MS Gen Surgery Pune University
  • Awarded CS Sadasivam Gold medal in Cardiothoracic Surgery in DNB CTVS
  • Awarded Gen Officer in Chief Commendation in 1994, 2004 and 2005 for outstanding surgical expertise and performance in war and peace
  • Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) by the President of India for outstanding contribution and development in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery for the babies and children of the soldiers of Indian Army

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About Dr. Gaurav Verma

Dr. Gaurav Kumar is a Director – Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and has spent a large part of his professional career treating congenital heart disease and contributing to the progress of congenital heart surgery in India. In a career of over 20 years he has performed over 5000 open heart surgeries in newborn, babies and grown ups with congenital heart defects. He specialises in treatment of complex congenital heart disease and has performed operations in babies like arterial switch operation, double switch operation, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, arch repair, ASD VSD repair, tetralogy of Fallotrepair, truncus arteriosus repair, Rastelli operation and Cone repair and cardiac transplant.

Dr Gaurav Kumar is a graduate from Armed Forces Medical College and served a distinguished career in the Indian Army. He graduated with multiple medals in his graduation, Pune University silver medal during his post graduation in general surgery and CS Sadasivam national gold medal in Cardiac surgery. He established the pediatric cardiac surgery centres at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and Army Hospital Research and Referral in New Delhi. For his outstanding contribution to development of paediatric Cardiac Surgery in Indian Armed Forces he was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India. He was one of the key members in developing the cardiac transplant programme at the Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi.

He has more than 30 national and international publication in reputed journal as is devoted to research for furtherance of pediatric cardiac surgery In the country.

He has trained many surgeons in cardiac surgery and is Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. His present interests include complex congenital cardiac surgery, philanthropy, developing cardiac surgery in developing countries and improvement in training young surgeons in pediatric cardiac surgery.

Read More

Education

  • Fellowship Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Mater Childrens Hospital, Brisbane Australia

Work & Experiance

  • Long experience as Cardiothoracic and General surgeon during war and peace in Indian Army.
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Armed Forces Medical College and Military Hospital
  • Cardiothoracic Centre Pune
  • Assistant Professor Cardiothoracic Surgery: Armed Forces MedicalCollege Consultant
  • Consultant Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Armed Forces Medical College and Military Hospital Cardiothoracic Centre Pune
  • Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery Army Hospital Research and Referral New Delhi
  • Associate Professor Cardiothoracic Surgery: Armed Forces Medical College and Army Hospital Research and Referral New Delhi
  • Director Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Programme, Army Hospital Research and Referral New Delhi

Awards & Recognitions

Clinical Achievements

  • Developed the pediatric cardiac surgical programme as Faculty at military Hospital Cardiothoracic Centre, Pune
  • Established dedicated pediatric cardiac surgical programme with comparable outcomes at Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi
  • Key member of the team for development of Cardiac transplant programme in Armed Forces Trained cardiac surgeons and intensivists for pediatric cardiac care of neonates and infants

Awards

  • Awarded the National Talent Search Examination national scholarship – 1987
  • Awarded the Gold Medal in ENT and Ophthalmology in Pune University
  • Awarded first place in Maharashtra for strategic surgical quiz 1999
  • Awarded Bronze medal in National Surgical Quiz 2000
  • Awarded Silver Medal in MS Gen Surgery Pune University
  • Awarded CS Sadasivam Gold medal in Cardiothoracic Surgery in DNB CTVS
  • Awarded Gen Officer in Chief Commendation in 1994, 2004 and 2005 for outstanding surgical expertise and performance in war and peace
  • Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) by the President of India for outstanding contribution and development in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery for the babies and children of the soldiers of Indian Army

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