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Dr. Rajesh Sharma

Director and Head (Paediatric Cardiac Surgery)

Director and Head (Paediatric Cardiac Surgery)

  • 1991-1999: Assistant Professor Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular – Surgery, all India Institute of Medical Sciences, New

  • 1999-2007: Additional Professor Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular- Surgery, all India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

  • 2001- 2007: Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Department of Cardiac Surgery, Narayana Hrudayalya, Bangalore.

  • 2007-Till date: Director Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Department of Cardiac Surgery, Fortis FLT, LT Rajan Dhall, Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.

EDUCATION

  • 1977-1982: M.BBS All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

  • 1983-1985: MS (General Surgery) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

  • 1986-1988: M.Ch. (Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

  • Special Training in the Thoracic Ventricular Assist Device at Barkeley, USA

  • 1989: Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Children’s Hospital (affiliated to Harvard Medical School) Boston, USA.

  • 1989-1991: Fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery Mary Ann Knight Hospital for children Miami, USA.

EXPERIENCE

  • Performed over 10,000 cardiac surgical procedures since 1991 including surgery for both congenital and acquired heart diseases.

INTEREST

  • Surgery for transposition of the great arteries

  • Double switch operation for Congenitally Corrected transposition of the great arteries

  • The Fontan Circulation, Neonatal Cardiac Surgery

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