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Dr. Gaurav Kumar: Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon in Mumbai | Narayana Health

Dr. Gaurav Kumar

MBBS, MS, DNB (CTVS),
Fellowship Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery (Australia) Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityCardiac Surgery - Paediatric

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital

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Brief Profile

Dr Gaurav Kumar is a leading pediatric cardiac surgeon with over two decades of experience. He completed his MBBS and MS from AFMC Pune a DNB in Cardiothoracic surgery for which he was awarded the CS Sadasivan Gold Medal by the National Board. He trained in neonatal and complex congenital surgery in Australia and has visited fellowships at Hospital for Sick Kids, Toronto, Canada and Children’s National Centre, Washington. He established the Congenital heart Surgery programme at AFMC Pune and Army Hospital Research and Referral New Delhi and was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India. He has vast experience in surgical repair of complex congenital anomalies like TOF, TGA, ccTGA, Truncus repair, TAPVC repair. He has vast teaching experience and is Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Qualification

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • DNB (CTVS)
  • Fellowship Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery (Australia)

Post held in past

  • Director Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Fortis Escorts Heart Institute Okhla Road New Delhi

Fields of Expertise

  • Complex Congenital Surgery
  • Neonatal Cardiac Surgery
  • ECMO
  • Cardiac transplant

Awards & Recognition

  • Vishisht Seva Medal by President of India
  • C S Sadasivan Gold Medal National Board of Examination in Cardiac Surgery
  • Chief of Eastern Command Commendation
  • Silver Medal MS (General Surgery) - Pune University
  • Gold Medal ENT and Ophthalmology MBBS - Pune University

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Founding Member and Secretary Society of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Life member - Indian Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons
  • Life member - Association of Surgeons of India
  • Life Member - World Society of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Board of Directors, Global Council on education for Congenital Heart Surgery

Publications

  • Kumar V, Kumar G, Joshi S, Sharma VK. Ivabradine for junctional ectopic tachycardia in post congenital heart surgery. Indian Heart J. 2017; 69(5):666-667. DOI: 10.1016/j.ihj.2017.09.007
  • Kumar V, Sidhu N, Roy S, Kumar G. Myocarditis following diphtheria, whole-cell pertussis and tetanus toxoid vaccination in a young infant. Ann Pediatr Card 2018;11:224-6 doi:10.4103/APC.APC_107_17
  • Kumar V, Roy S, Kumar G. An interesting and unique case of 8p23.3p23.1 deletion and 8p23.1p11.1 interstitial duplication syndrome. J Pediatr Genet. 2018;7(3):125-129. DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1637730.
  • Bhag G, Kumar G, Sahai K, Arora HS, Sharma VK. Cardiac calcified amorphous tumour in a newborn. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;106(1):e27-e28. DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.048
  • Kumar V, Tiwari N, Joshi S, Kumar G. Right atrial tamponade post atrial septal defect surgery in a child. J Cardiovasc Dis Diagn 5: i107 doi: 10.4172/2329-9517.1000i107
  • Kumar V, Kumar G, Tiwari N, Joshi S. Role of levoatrial cardinal vein plugging in single ventricle palliation. J Cardiol & Cardiovasc Ther. 2018; 11(4): DOI: 10.19080/JOCCT.2018.11.555819
  • Kumar V, Kumar G, Sharma VK. An unusual case of interventricular septum calcification in tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve Feb 2019 (article in press) Med J Armed Forces Indi. doi.org/10.1016/j.mjafi.2019.01.002
  • Kumar V, Kumar G, Ramamurthy R, Tiwari N, Kumar A. Curious associations of atrial septal defect: Elucidating the missing links; Retrospective descriptive study. J Cardiol Cardivasc Ther 2019; 13(3): 555863.
  • Kumar V, Kumar G, Tiwari N, Joshi S, Sharma V, Ramamurthy R. Ivabradine as an adjunct for refractory junctional ectopic tachycardia following pediatric cardiac surgery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2019. 10(6) 709-14. Doi: 10.1177/2150135119876600
  • Sharma VK, Kumar G, Joshi S, Tiwari N, Kumar V, Ramamurthy R. An evolving anaesthetic protocol fosters fast-tracking in pediatric cardiac surgery: A comparison of two anaesthetic protocols. Ann Pediatr Card. 13(1) 31-7. DOI 10.4103/APC.APC_36_19
  • Kumar A, Tiwari N, Ramamurthy R, Kumar V, Kumar G. A prospective randomized clinical study of perioperative oral thyroid hormone treatment for children undergoing surgery for congenital heart diseases. Ann Pediatr Card. 14(2):170-177. DOI: 10.4103/APC.APC_193_20.
  • Tiwari N, Ramamurthy R, Kumar V, Kumar A, Dhanalaxmi B, Kumar G. The role of three dimensional printed cardiac models in the management of complex congenital heart disease. Med J Armed Forces India. 77(3). 322-330. DOI: 10.1016/j.mjafi.2021.01.019.

Key Procedures Performed

  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Arterial Switch Operation
  • Atrial Switch Operation
  • Double Switch Operation
  • Rastelli Operation
  • Konno Operation
  • Nikaidoh Operation
  • Cardiac Transplant
  • Hypoplastic Arch Repair
  • Fontan Operation
  • Ross Operation
  • Truncus Arteriosus Repair

Rare/ Unique Skills

  • Neonatal complex cardiac surgery

Interests

  • Trekking
  • Adventure sports
  • Music

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi