Dr. Naresh Trehan

Dr. Naresh Trehan
Dr. Naresh Trehan

Medanta - The Medicity, Gurugram


Dr. Naresh Trehan
Chairman and Managing Director, Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon, India 

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Naresh Trehan is one of the most highly skilled and globally recognized cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons.
  • His experience encompasses 40+ years and is considered one of the most successful and accomplished cardiac surgeon in the country.
  • He started his career as a Cardiac Surgeon at New York University Medical Centre where he performed over 3000 coronary artery surgeries and returned to India in 1988 and founded the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center in New Delhi.
  • He was associated with Escorts as the Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon for more than 2 decades making it one of the best and most sought after cardiac care centers of the world.
  • Dr. Trehan is the Founder Chairman of Medanta- The Medicity in Gurgaon, a premier multi speciality hospital with state of the art infrastructure and equipped with the latest and advanced technologies.
  • He specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, Heart Transplant, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and has performed more than 48,000 successful open heart surgeries till date.
  • For his contributions in CTVS and distinguished services in the field of medicine, Dr. Trehan was honored with the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
  • He finds immense interest in research activities and has made numerous contributions in medical journals, papers and news bulletin. His works have been published in well known national and international scientific and cardiac journals.
  • He is an active member of prestigious medical associations and is regularly invited to attend conferences and seminars and as a faculty to deliver lectures and talks. He has been part of various cardiac workshops, CMEs and meetings as well.


  • Open Heart surgery
  • Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Cardio thoracic and Cardio vascular surgeries
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgeries
  • Heart transplant surgery
  • Heart failure surgery
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Heart Valve Repair and replacement
  • Surgery for complex congenital cardiac diseases
  • Transmyocardial laser revascularization
  • Cardiomyoplasty
  • Reduction ventricoplasty

Work Experience

  • Chief Consultant of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery and Chairman and Managing Director of Medanta-The Medicity since 2007
  • Founder and Chief Consultant of Cardiovascular Surgery at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre from 1988 to 2007
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at New York University Medical Centre, USA from 1974 to 1988
  • Teaching Assistant and Clinical Instructor at New York University Medical Centre, USA from1971 to 1974


  • MBBS from King George Medical College, Lucknow, 1968
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, 1977
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1979
  • Fellow of the American School of Surgeons, USA
  • Fellow of the International Medical Sciences Academy, New Delhi
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, London
  • Honorary Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


  • Indian Health Care Federation, President
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Board member
  • European Association for Cardio Thoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons of USA
  • Confederation of Indian Industries-Healthcare Industry Committee, Chairman
  • European Association for Cardio Thoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons of USA
  • Scientific Council of American College of Angiology
  • Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Institute body member
  • Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Governing Council member
  • Journal of Heart Surgery Forum, Editorial Board member

Awards and Recognitions

  • Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award
  • Padma Bhushan in 2001
  • Padma Shri in 1991
  • B.C. Roy National Award in 2005
  • Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002
  • AMA Physician’s Recognition Award in 2001
  • Rotary Ratna Award in 1996


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