Dr Ganeshakrishnan Iyer, a stalwart in the field of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, completed his MBBS and MS in General Surgery from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals University, Bombay.
He completed MCh – Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery from Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital University, Bombay. Subsequent to his basic training, he has undergone fellowship training in USA and Canada in adult and paediatric cardiac surgery, including thoracic organ transplantation. He was also on staff at the Karolinska University in Stockholm, Sweden for a couple of years.
Dr. Iyer has also worked with leading multi-speciality hospitals as a chief cardiovascular surgeon prior to joining Aster CMI Hospital, Hebbal as lead consultant in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. He has extensive experience in the teaching field and has been training graduate medical students on basic clinical surgery and patient management for both routine and emergency cases. His work has been published in more than 12 renowned national and international journals and presented at a number of conferences.
He has a valuable experience of performing more than 12,000 open heart surgeries in his 25 years of astounding experience. He has been constantly involved in complex adult and paediatric cardiac surgeries. His areas of special interest are Mitral Valve Repair, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Valve Sparing Procedure, Surgery For Atrial Fibrillation.