Dr. Anil Bhan

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Dr. Anil Bhan

Experience :
31 Years
Education :
Specialization :
Cardiac Surgeon
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Dr. Bhan is an outstanding cardiovascular surgeon and a graduate from Medical College Srinagar (Best outgoing graduate-Gold Medalist). He possesses largest experience in Aortic surgery in India. He has designed and developed more than 50 surgical instruments in the field of cardiac surgery. Dr. Bhan was one of the team members that performed the first successful Heart Transplantation in India (1994). He is associated with starting the three cardiac surgical programmes at Putta-parthi, 1992, Whitefield 2001 and Max Heart and Vascular Institute Saket (2004). He has performed more than 15,000 cardiac and vascular procedures with excellent outcomes, matching with the best in the world.

  • Medanta – The Medicity Senior Director - Cardiac Surgery Since February 2008
  • Max Heart and Vascular Institute, Saket, New Delhi Director and Chief Coordinator Cardio thoracic and Vascular Surgery 2004 - 2008
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi Faculty member 1992 - 2004

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Life Member, Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
  • Member Delhi Chapter of CSI
  • Life Member of Pediatric Cardiac Society of India
  • Member Cardiothoracic Surgical Network (USA)

Awards and Achievements

  • P.K. Sen Oration- Delivered the prestigious P.K. Sen Oration at the CT Conference- 2009
  • Bypass with coronary aneurysm repair- Performed the youngest bypass in the world literature with coronary aneurysm repair at the age of 18 months- 2007
  • Extra corporeal membrane oxygenation- Did first extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in India 2000
  • Harmonic scalpel for the harvest of radial/internal mammary artery conduits- Used for the first time harmonic scalpel for the harvest of radial/internal mammary artery conduits in India- 1995

Unique Contribution

  • Performed total arterial revascularization on youngest patient in world literature
  • Described a new operative technique for coarctation of aortic with type – B aortic dissection
  • Published one of the largest experiences of arterial switch procedure for transposition of great arteries
  • Reports on angiographic follow-up of OPCAB (Beating Heart CABG) from India
  • Third report in the world literature on radial artery angiographic follow up
  • Described a new – operative technique for repair of supra-cardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous drainag

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