Dr. Vishal Khullar

Director - CTVS and Heart and Lung Transplant

+91 22 6836 0000

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Qualification

    • Clinical Fellow Heart & Lung Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA (2017-2018)
    • Clinical Fellow Advanced Aortic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA (2016-2017)
    • Clinical Fellow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA (2015-2016)
    • Clinical Fellow Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, USA (2014-2015)
    • MCh, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Center, Mumbai (2007-2010)
    • Senior Resident, General Surgery, Fortis Jessaram Hospital, New Delhi (2006-2007)
    • Senior Resident, Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplant, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi (2005)
    • MS, General Surgery, KEM Hospital & Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai (2002-2005)
    • MBBS, B. J. Medical College, University of Pune (1997)
    • ECFMG certification (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), USA
    • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS and Step 3, USA
    • Unrestricted Medical License, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice, Minnesota, USA
    • Unrestricted Medical License, Medical council of India
    • Unrestricted Medical License, Maharashtra Medical council, Maharashtra, India
    • Unrestricted Medical License, Punjab Medical council, Punjab, India

Experience

    • Senior Registrar, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, BYL Nair Hospital & TN Medical College, Mumbai (2010-2011)
    • Junior Consultant, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute, Mumbai (2011)
    • Associate Consultant, Cardiac Surgery, P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Center, Mumbai (2012)
    • Consultant, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, (2013-2014)
    • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine & Senior Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA (2018-2022)

Award

    • Enriching clinical experience of Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic—World’s best Institutions for Cardiac Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support cases.   
    • Authored a book chapter on ‘Heart Transplant: Brain death, organ donation and transplantation,’ for Oxford University Press
    • Participated in 100+ complicated Heart and Lung Transplants, 100+ VV and VA Ecmo cases and 50+ LVADs at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA
    • Participated in 200+ complicated Heart and Lung Transplants at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
    • Performed and participated in thousands of successful General Cardiac procedures including Bypass Surgeries, Valve Replacement, Complex Surgeries of the Aorta (such as Aortic Root Replacement, Ascending Aortic Replacement and Aortic Arch Reconstruction) and Heart and Lung Transplant.    
    • Principal investigator of 50+ publications and abstracts in various national and international journals and research projects

Membership

    • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    • The International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
    • American Medical Association
    • Minnesota Medical Association
    • Indian Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons

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