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Dr.K.M.Cherian

Dr.K.M.Cherian

MBBS, Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS), D.Sc, D.Sc, D.Sc

Cardiologist

51 years experience

K. M. Cherian is a leading Indian heart surgeon who has pioneered new treatments, founded new hospitals and earned an international reputation. He is the founding chairman of Frontier Lifeline in Chennai, and the Dr K M Cherian Heart Foundation.He performed India’s first successful Coronary Artery bypass surgery in 1975. He also performed the country’s first heart transplant after legalization of brain death. The first Heart- Lung Transplant, the first Paediatric Transplant and the first TMR (Laser Heart Surgery) were also performed by him.Dr. K.M. Cherian was the honorary surgeon to the President of India from 1990 to 1993. He received a Wockhardt Medical Excellence Award in 2005, through a panel organised by Harvard Medical School. He is the first Indian to become the President of the World Congress of Thoracic Cardiac Surgeon and the first member of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery from India. You can get the phone number of Dr. K.M. Cherian on Timesmed.com.

  • Mogappair, Chennai

    Frontier Lifeline Pvt ltd

    R 30 C, Ambattur Industrial Estate Road Landmark : Oppoisite To Bharath Petrol Pump & Next To Chennai Public School Mogappair, Chennai Tamil Nadu, 600101

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    Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 2:00PM

    Rates are subject to changes by Doctor at Clinic

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Education

  • MBBS - Kasturba Medical College - 1964
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS) - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons - Sydney - 1973
  • D.Sc - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) - 2003
  • D.Sc - King Georges Medical College - Lucknow University - 2007
  • D.Sc - Pondicherry University - 2011

Specializations

  • Cardiologist
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Awards and Recognitions

  • Padma Shri - 1991

  • Wockhardt Medical Excellence Award - 2005

  • Outstanding Service - Ministry of Railways - 1984

  • Outstanding Service - Ministry of Railways - 1986

  • Melvin Jones Award - Lions Club of Madras - 1986

  • Catholicate Award - Outstanding Services to HUmanity - 1999

  • Medical Excellence Award - Lima Book of Records - 2001

  • International Medical Excellence Award - Harvard Medical International - 2005

  • Lifetime Achievement Award - by the Governor of Kerala - 2005

  • Lifetime Achievement Award - The Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons. - 2010

  • Lifetime Achievement Award - The Rotary Club of Koodal - Trivandrum - 2010

  • Lifetime Achievement Award - The Kasturba Medical College Associates - 2010

  • Life Time Achievement Award By The Paed. Card. Society Of India - 2006

  • Award Of Excellence In Healthcare By The World Fedn. Of Tamil Youth Inc. - 2006

  • Rajiv Gandhi Moopanar Award For Excellence In Cardiac Surgery. - 2007

  • Outstanding Person Of The Year Award By Kurnool Heart Foundation - Kurnool. - 2007

  • Service Above Self Award By The Rotary Club Of Alleppey - 2007

  • South Indian Bank Excellence Award By South Indian Bank - 2008

  • President Elect For The Xx World Society Of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons - 2010

  • Excellence In Healthcare Award By Ficci And Times Of India - 2010

Memberships

  • Chairman of Indian Association of Laser Surgery & Medicine
  • President of the Pediatric Cardiac Society of India
  • Indian Association Of Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS)
  • European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)
  • Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
  • Society for Cardiothoracic Surgeons in Great Britain and Ireland (SCTS)
  • Fellowship in Royal College Of Physicians

Experience

  • 2004 - Present - Chairman and CEO at Frontier Lifeline Pvt Ltd
  • 2004 - 2004 - Visiting Professor at Yangzhou University and Southeast University
  • 2003 - 2003 - Emeritus Professor at The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University
  • 1987 - 2003 - Founder Vice-President at Madras Medical Mission
  • 1987 - 2003 - Founder Chairman at Pondicherry Instt. of Medical Sciences
  • 1984 - 1985 - Visiting Professor at University of Oregon
  • 1975 - 1987 - Med.Supdt. & Chief of Cardio- Vascular Surgery at Southern Railway Head Qrtrs. Hospital
  • 1978 - 1979 - Intl. Special Fellow in Paed. Cardiac Surgery at University of Alabama
  • 1974 - 1975 - Senior Registrar- Cardio Thoracic Surgery at Greenlane Hospital
  • 1973 - 1974 - Senior Registrar- Cardio Thoracic Surgery at Royal Alexandria Hospital for Children
  • 1971 - 1973 - Senior Registrar- Cardio Thoracic Surgery at St.Vincents Hospital
  • 1970 - 1971 - Registrar at St.George Hospital
  • 1969 - 1970 - Lecturer in Surgery & Unit Assistant at Christian Medical College

Registrations

  • 17203 - Tamil Nadu Medical Council - 1966
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