Dr. Z.S. Meharwal

Dr. Z.S. Meharwal
Dr. Z.S. Meharwal

Designation of Dr. Z S Meharwal

Dr. Z S Meharwal 
Cardiac Surgeon
Director and Coordinator – Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India 

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Z S Meharwal

  • Dr. Z S Meharwal is a well-known cardiac surgeon in India with over 25 of experience.
  • He has performed more than 20,000 cardiac surgeries in his career that including some of the most complex and high-risk cardiac procedures.
  • Dr. Meharwal is a member of the founding team that started the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and has been associated with the hospital since then.
  • His interest lies in Minimally Invasive Cardiac procedures, valve repair, and replacement, and heart transplants among other major vascular and thoracic surgeries.
  • Together with his clinical practice, Dr. Meharwal also teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is the Program Director of DNB (Cardiothoracic surgery) at the hospital.
  • He is regularly invited as a faculty in various national and international conferences, meetings, and seminars where he delivers lectures and presentations.
  • He is involved in research as well and has more than 40 publications to his credit in renowned national and international medical journals.
  • Dr. Meharwal has been actively associated with social work for a long time and works towards providing the best and most affordable cardiac surgery to the needy.
  • He organizes workshops and medical camps in various parts of the country in order to provide free treatment as well as spread awareness of cardiac care. For Dr. Z S Meharwal’s contributions to cardiac surgery in India, he was honored with the President Award.

Dr. Z S Meharwal’s Expertise

  • Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • ASD closure
  • Beating Heart Surgery
  • CABG in patients with poor ventricular function
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Double Valve Replacement surgery
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Heart transplantation
  • Heart Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Major Vascular surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Surgery for heart failure
  • VAD installation

Work Experience of Dr. Z S Meharwal

  • Consultant of Cardiac Surgery at King College Hospital, London from 1993 to 1997
  • Consultant of Cardiothoracic Surgery at G B Pant Hospital, Delhi from 1988 to 1989
  • Consultant of Cardiothoracic Surgery at King George Medical College, Lucknow from 1982 to 1988

Dr. Z S Meharwal’s Qualifications

  • MBBS from King George Medical College, Lucknow
  • MS in General Surgery from King George Medical College, Lucknow
  • MCh in Cardiothoracic Surgery from King George Medical College, Lucknow
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)

Memberships of Dr. Z S Meharwal

  • Cardiological Society of India
  • Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons
  • Asian Society of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Awards & Recognitions received by Dr. Z S Meharwal

  • Honored with Saharanpur Aditya Samman in 2005
  • Listed in the Limca Book of Records in 2005 for performing CABG on the oldest patient (94 years)
  • Listed in 2005 edition of “Marquis Who is Who in the world”
  • Received Citation Award from Lt. A P J Abdul Kalam ( Former President of India) in 2002

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