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Dr. Krishna S Iyer

Dr. Krishna S Iyer

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) M.Ch. (Master of Chirurgiae) in Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery

Over 30 years of experience

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI)

Dr. Krishna S Iyer: Leading Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon at Fortis Escort Hospital Heart Institute

  • Transforming Pediatric Cardiac Care in India and Beyond
  • Pioneering Pediatric Cardiac Care and Advancing Cardiac Surgery for Children

Dr. Krishna S Iyer - Expert Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon

  • Dr. Krishna S Iyer is widely regarded as one of India's most experienced pediatric cardiac surgeons, known for his clinical expertise and unwavering dedication to providing exceptional cardiac care for children in India and other developing nations.

Pioneering Pediatric Cardiac Program:

  • Dr. Iyer established the first dedicated pediatric cardiac care program in North India at Fortis Escort Hospital Heart Institute (formerly known as EHIRC), which has since become the gold standard for pediatric cardiac care not only in India but also in Southeast Asian countries.

Extensive Surgical Experience:

  • With a remarkable track record, Dr. Iyer has successfully performed over 14,000 surgeries for congenital heart diseases. Patients from all across India and over 15 countries worldwide have sought his expertise, benefiting from life-saving interventions and compassionate care.

Cutting-Edge Surgical Milestones:

  • Dr. Iyer has consistently pushed the boundaries of pediatric cardiac surgery. Notably, he achieved the first successful rapid two-stage arterial switch and double-switch operation in India, highlighting his innovative approach and dedication to advancing surgical techniques.

Previous Experience and Recognitions:

  • Academic Excellence: Dr. Iyer's journey began as a faculty member in the Cardiac Surgery Department at AIIMS, New Delhi. There, he played a pivotal role in establishing the pediatric cardiac program and training numerous aspiring cardiac surgeons.

Distinguished Achievements:

  • Throughout his medical education, Dr. Iyer's exceptional academic performance garnered recognition, including the National Merit Scholarship, Institute Gold Medal for Best Graduate, and subject-specific merit awards.

Notable Research Contributions:

  • Dr. Iyer's passion for advancing pediatric cardiac care is evident through his extensive research endeavors. He has authored over a hundred publications in renowned national and international medical journals, solidifying his contribution to the field.

Global Influence:

  • Driven by his commitment to knowledge sharing, Dr. Iyer frequently delivers lectures and participates in conferences across India and abroad. By disseminating his valuable insights, he actively promotes advancements in pediatric cardiac care worldwide.

Leadership Roles:

  • Dr. Iyer's leadership extends beyond surgical excellence. He has held prominent positions, including Founder President of the Asia-Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society, Society of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeons, and President of the Pediatric Cardiac Society of India.

Recognitions and Awards:

  • Dr. Iyer's exceptional contributions have garnered numerous accolades. These include the Doppler Award for the best paper at an international symposium and the Distinguished Service Award for his outstanding contributions in Clinical & Preventive Cardiology.
  • Experience the expertise of Dr. Krishna S Iyer, a compassionate pediatric cardiac surgeon dedicated to providing life-changing cardiac care for children. Visit Fortis Escort Hospital Heart Institute to receive the highest standard of pediatric cardiac surgery under his exceptional leadership



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