Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Dr. Sandeep Attawar
Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Designation of Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Dr. Sandeep Attawar  
Heart & Lung Transplant Surgeon
Founder Director & Chair of Advanced Heart Failure, Terminal Lung Disease &The Solid Thoracic Organ Transplant Program,
KIMS Institute of Heart, Lung Transplantation & Assist Devices
KIMS Hospital, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Rela Institute & Medical Centre, Chennai

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Sandeep Attawar

  • Dr. Sandeep Attawar is a highly recognized Heart and Lung transplant surgeon in India currently associated with KIMS Hospital Hyderabad as Founder Director & Chair of Advanced Heart Failure, Terminal Lung Disease &The Solid Thoracic Organ Transplant Program
  • He has over 2 decades of experience as a cardiac surgeon and has performed more than 10,000 cardiac surgeries on adult and pediatric patients.
  • Dr. Attawar specializes in all types of surgeries for adults as well as pediatric heart patients and finds interest in heart and lung transplant surgery, congenital heart surgery, Aortic aneurysm repair, and implantation of heart failure devices.
  • He has been part of several prestigious heart institutes in the country prior to joining Global Hospitals and has contributed immensely towards the cardiac department in each of the hospitals.
  • Dr. Attawar is one of the few surgeons in India to partake cases of patients of all cases. He has the skill and expertise to perform the most complex of cardiac surgeries in pediatrics as well as adults.
  • He is actively involved with NGOs and foundations for cardiac care such as the Being Human Foundation which provides free cardiac surgeries for children.
  • Dr. Sandeep Attawar has performed some of the most complex cardiac surgeries on neonatals and infants and has been doing research to help premature babies with heart diseases and disorders.
  • He holds memberships in prestigious medical associations around the world. He is invited regularly as a faculty to various medical conferences and seminars across the globe to deliver presentations and lectures on pediatric cardiac surgery and cardiac surgery in general.
  • Dr. Attawar has made enormous contributions in Pediatric heart surgery as well as robotic cardiac surgery which are evident from the publications he has to his credit in renowned medical journals.

Dr. Sandeep Attawar’s Expertise

Work Experience of Dr. Sandeep Attawar

  • Director and Chairman of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart & Lung Transplantation, and Mechanical Circularity Support, Global Hospitals, Chennai from 2017 to 2020
  • Head of Cardiac Surgery at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram from 2013 to 2017
  • Director of Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Organ Transplantation at Global Hospitals, Chennai from 2012 to 2013
  • Director and Vice President of Cardiac Sciences at Narayana Hrudalaya Hospital, Jaipur from 2010 to 2012
  • HOD and Chief Consultant of Cardiac Surgery at Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka from 2005 to 2010
  • Senior Consultant of Cardiac Surgery at Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Kolkata from 2003 to 2005
  • Chief Consultant of Cardiac Surgery at AJ Hospital and Research Centre, Mangalore in 2002
  • Consultant of Cardiac Surgery at Narayana Hrudalaya, Bengaluru in 2000
  • Consultant of Cardiac Surgery at Manipal Heart Foundation, Bengaluru in 2000

Dr. Sandeep Attawar’s Qualifications

  • MBBS from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences (SCTIMS), Kerala
  • MS in General Surgery from SCTIMS, Kerala
  • MCh in Cardiothoracic Surgery from SCTIMS, Kerala

Memberships of Dr. Sandeep Attawar

  • Pediatric Cardiac Society of India
  • Minimally Invasive Robotic Association
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Afghanistan Red Cross Society
  • Being Human Foundation
  • Journal of Thoracic Diseases, Editorial contributor

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