Designation of Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das
Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das
Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon
Chief Consultant – Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
Profile Snapshot of Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das
- Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das is a well-known cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeon and has performed the first Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) on a beating heart in India.
- He holds an extensive experience of more than 3 decades and has performed over 20,000 cardiac surgeries and does more than 800 cardiac surgeries annually.
- With a keen interest in cardiovascular and thoracic procedures, Dr. Das is the first cardiac surgeon to use all arterial grafts for multiple coronary revascularizations. He was also the first to use coronary sinus in Fontan’s circulation.
- Prior to joining Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Dr. Das had been an integral part of the department of CTVS at AIIMS. There he performed some of the most complex and first cardiac surgeries which were never attempted by any surgeon in India.
- Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das is responsible for procuring the donor hearts for the first 3 heart transplant procedures in India and has been part of the team of cardiologists and surgeons of one of the best cardiac care centers in the world.
- He received his training in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery under the best surgeons and brought several innovative cardiac procedures to the country.
- Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das has helped in setting up cardiac centers in different parts of the country and has been associated with several hospitals both in India and foreign countries.
- He is closely associated with research activities and has more than 40 publications to his credit in several national and international journals.
- Dr. Das has attended numerous conferences, seminars, and scientific meetings in various parts of the world where he presented his knowledge on CABG, Heart transplant, and aortic aneurysm surgeries.
- Dr. Das is among the top cardiac surgeons in India and has received enormous appreciation for his work and contribution to the field of CTVS.
Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das’ Expertise
- Aortic Aneurysm surgery
- Aortic valve repair and replacement
- Complex congenital heart surgery
- Coronary Angioplasty
- Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) on beating heart
- Double valve replacement
- Heart transplantation surgery
- Intracardiac repair
- Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
- Mitral valve repair and replacement
- Pediatric cardiac surgeries
- Treatment for all types of congenital anomalies
Work Experience of Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das
- Chief Consultant of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi since 1994
- Senior Consultant of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at Health City Hospital, Guwahati, Presently
- Visiting Consultant of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences from 1984 to 1994
- Worked as a Cardiac surgeon in USA at Lancaster General Hospital, Boston Children Hospital, Mayo Clinic and Texas Heart Institute
Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das’ Qualifications
- MBBS from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
- MS in General Surgery from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
- MCh in Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
- Fellowship of the World Health Organization in 1993
- Commonwealth Fellowship in 1994
Memberships of Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das
- Cardiological Society of India
- Cardio Vascular Society of India
- Pediatric Cardiac Society of India
- Indian Medical Association
- Delhi Medical Association
Awards & Recognitions received by Dr. Bhaba Nanda Das
- Awarded the Vishisht Chikitsa Ratna in 2012
- Received Lifetime Achievement Award from Morland News in 2017
- Started the cardiac surgery center at Satya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences in Andhra Pradesh and Hayat Hospital in Guwahati
- Started the division of Beating Heart Surgery Zainul Haque Sikder Women’s Medical College in Bangladesh