Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgery

It is the first center in Karnataka and the fourth in South India to perform open heart operations. The Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Kasturba Hospital has been recently upgraded and equipped with advanced , state- of -the -art equipment’s. It provides relief to patients suffering from a wide variety of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular ailments. Our expert team of surgeons and support staff is a leading provider of cardiac surgical services in the state. The team consists of Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeon specialist, Cardiac anesthesiologist, perfusionists and trainee nursing staff as a comprehensive team. We specialize in minimally invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Neonatal cardiac and advanced vascular operations and have an extensive range of cardiac care capabilities.


For Children

  • ASD Closure
  • VSD Closure
  • TOF repairs & Surgery for Blue Babies
  • All types of cyanotic congenital cardiac disease in the neonate e.g, TGA, TAPVC, Truncus,
  • Tricuspid atresia
  • PAPVD repairs
  • PDA Ligation
  • Coarctation of Aorta repairs
  • Pericardiactomy

Valve Surgery

  1. Valve Repairs
  2. Valve Replacement
  3. Redo Valve Surgery
  4. Aortic dissection
  5. ECMO Facility

Coronary Artery Surgery

  • Multi-vessel Bypass Surgery – total arterial revascularisation
  • Beating Heart Surgery
  • Combined CABG with Valve Replacements
  • Redo CABG
  • Post infarct VSD

Vascular Surgery

  • Femoro popliteal and Femoro tibial bypass
  • Aorto Femoral Bypass
  • Axillofemoral and femoro-femoro bypass
  • AV fistula creation with vein and synthetic grafts
  • Vascular Trauma repair
  • Aneurysm: Thoracoabdominal & Abdominal Aorta

Thoracic Surgery

  • Lung Resection for Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery for TB and infection(Lobectomy, Pneumonectomy, Decortication)
  • Thymus, Mediastinal tumours
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Chest window creation


  • Bronchoscopy Fibrooptic
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy

Beating Heart Surgery

  • The present new technique in cardiac surgery of conducting the bypass surgery without stopping the heart

Cardiac Anaesthesia Unit

  • Latest monitoring devices
  • State of art anaesthesia machines
  • Analgesia for painless post-operative care
  • Latest techniques in Cardiac anaesthesia
  • Highly Qualified and trained Cardiac Anaesthesiologist


Dr. S Ganesh Kamath

Professor & HOD

Dr. Guruprasad Rai D


Dr. Sumanth

Assistant Professor