Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

At KIMSHEALTH, we believe in providing quality healthcare with the best doctors and cutting edge medical procedures. Cardiothoracic surgery is a relatively new specialty where the focus is on procedures affecting the heart, other thoracic organs ( lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, etc) and vascular system.

Our Doctors

Dr. M N Nandakumar
Dr. M N Nandakumar


Cardiothoracic Surgery

KIMS Health Trivandrum

Dr. Shaji  Palangadan
Dr. Shaji Palangadan

Consultant – Cardio thoracic & Vascular …

Cardiothoracic Surgery

KIMS Health Trivandrum

Procedures & Treatments


A cardiothoracic procedure is often lengthy and complex and relies on thorough analysis and modern technology for treatment. KIMSHEALTH is home to all the latest technological advancements in the field of healthcare.

Cardiothoracic surgeries and procedures include the whole spectrum of cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

KIMSHEALTH Heart Care has one of the largest, most experienced teams of cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in the country. We have a proud history in extensive repair and replacement of heart valves in our patients. KIMSHEALTH Heart Care has a strong tradition of innovation and advancement in cutting-edge heart surgeries in Kerala with a high survival rate. KIMSHEALTH Heart Care deals with the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiologic abnormalities among other heart ailments. The doctors at KIMSHEALTH are well experienced in cardiothoracic and vascular surgeries. The panel of doctors at KIMSHEALTH Heart Care is among the best cardiothoracic surgeons in Kerala.

We also specialize in Minimally invasive advanced lung surgeries and other thoracic procedures. We do exclusive Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgeries (VATS) for all thoracic surgery cases. Instead of 3 ports which was used in VATS we focus on Uniportal VATS (u VATS) which is thoracic surgery done via single port. We do complex procedures including lobectomy & Pneumonectomy via uVATS

Our Vascular surgery procedures include complex aneurysm repair, EVAR, TEVAR, custom made grafts and hybrid procedures.

The panel of doctors at KIMSHEALTH CTVS is among the best cardiothoracic surgeons in Kerala. The facilities at the hospital are top of the line and make use of the latest innovative and cutting-edge technology.

These factors make KIMSHEALTH one of the best hospitals for heart, lung, and vascular ailments in Kerala.

KIMSHEALTH is considered an abode for modern facilities and technology. Some of the key features that help us stand out are:

Major services offered:

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (Off pump CABG, On pump CABG, Emergency CABG & Redo CABG's )

  • Complex Aortic Surgeries including Aneurysm Repair, Dissection of aorta & aortic arch surgeries

  • Heart valve repair or replacement( Minimally Invasives/Open)

  • VSR Repairs, Ventricular restoration, Ventricular assist devices and heart transplants

  • Minimal Invasive Cardiac surgeries

  • VATS Lung & Thoracic surgeries

  • Video mediastinoscopy

  • Hybrid Procedures

  • Vascular Surgery - including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair, EVAR, TEVAR & Peripheral bypass surgery

  • Correction of Congenital Heart Diseases

  • Cardiac surgery in Elderly people

  • Cardiac surgery in renal failure patients

  • Bloodless cardiac surgery as in Jehovah's Witness

  • ECMO


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