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Dr. Harilal V. Nambiar MS, MCh (CTVS), FIACS ( Chief Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon )

Dr. Harilal, Chief of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, has more than 18 years of vast experience in the field. He has training and experience in paediatric and adult cardiac surgeries which include complex congenital cardiac surgeries, beating heart CABG, LV Aneurysm repairs, Aortic arch repairs and cardiac transplants. Also, he has extensive experience in various complex valve repairs, valve replacements and LV assist devices. His current areas of interest are Beating heart CABG with Endoscopic vessel harvesting, Valve repairs and Video assisted Thoracoscopy (VATS), Pediatric Cardiac surgery, Major Aortic and Peripheral Vascular surgery and Myesthenia Gravis (Thymectomy) surgeries.

Dr. Harilal is a graduate of Government Medical College Kottayam (1989), He obtained Postgraduate Degree in General Surgery from Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai (1994) and subsequently he completed MCh in Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery from Government Medical College, Calicut (1997).

Work Experience

Dr. Harilal joined in BMH in March 2013 as Senior Consultant in Department of CTVS. Previously, he was the Director and Chief Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon in Lakshmi Institute of Heart and Lung Surgery from February 2010 to February 2013. Prior to that he was the Chief CT surgeon at the Silver oaks Superspecialty hospital in Chandigarh from 2008 to 2010. He was the Medical Director and Head of the Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery team, right from the time of inception, at KMCH Speciality Hospital, Erode, Tamilnadu.

He worked as teaching faculty and consultant in various institutions. After obtaining his MCh degree, he worked as an Assistant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at KMCH Coimbatore till 2000. He joined prestigious Sri Ramachandra Medical Center, Chennai as Assistant professor in the department of CTVS under Prof. K. R. Balakrishnan and worked there till 2004. He joined back in KMCH Coimbatore as Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon in 2004.

In his career, he has performed independently more than 3000 major Cardiac Operations, compromising of Beating Heart CABG, Valve repairs and replacements and complex paediatric cardiac surgeries. He has performed more than 1000 General Thoracic Surgeries which includes Lobectomy, Pneumonectomy, Thoracoplasty, Mediastinal tumors, Diaphragmatic and Oesophageal operations. He got extensive experience of more than 5000 Bronchoscopies, Oesophagoscopies (FOB & RIGID), Mediastinoscopies and Thoracoscopies. He also has competence in handling various vascular procedures like Aortic aneurysm repair, Carotid endarterectomy and Aorto-Bi femoral surgeries.

OP Days and Timings
Mon 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Tue 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Wed 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Thu 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Fri 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Sat 09:00 am - 04:00 pm


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