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Dr. Vijay  Kohli Dr. Vijay Kohli
Dr. Vijay Kohli Heart Institute - Division of Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery

Dr Kohli is an outstanding cardiovascular surgeon, with wide and varied clinical experience and expertise in different aspects of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. During his long career he has worked with renowned cardiac experts. He has worked in the field of heart failure with Professor Randas Batista in Brazil and Professor Hertzer at Berlin Heart Institute, Germany. He has worked with Professor George Wieselthaler at Vienna General Hospital, Austria on implantation of various VADs (Ventricular Assist Devices) and heart transplantation and management of heart failure patients. He has also had the opportunity to work with Professor Vincent Dor on the outcome of Dor's procedure for ventricular aneurysm repairs and with Prof Antonio Calafiore Chieti, Italy on the principal of septal exclusion technique and repair of mitral valve in remodeling of the ventricular anatomy.
Dr Kohli was the first surgeon to perform coronary artery bypass in Jammu Medical College in 2001. He is also the first surgeon to have performed coronary artery bypass on a beating heart in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2002. He has till date conducted over 10,000 cardiac surgeries and has over 150 scientific publications at national & international level to his credit. He also provides free OPDs in Jammu for poor & the underprivileged. Dr Kohli has received many awards for his distinguished services and has held various prestigious positions at national & international level.

Medical Qualification
MBBS Government Medical College and Associated Hospital, Jammu, J&K, India 1975-1980
MS Government Medical College and Associated hospital, Jammu, J&K, India 1983-1985
Mch Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 1989-1990
Fellowship St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospital Medical Centre, New York, USA.

Division of Cardiac Surgery Cardiovascular Science
FIACS Fellow of the Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons 2003
Department Institute Heart Institute - Division of Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Beating Heart Surgery
  • Management of Heart Failure
  • Right Heart Support System
  • Complicated Cardiac Ventricular Aneurysms
  • Reducation Ventriculoplasty
  • Ventricular Remodeling Procedures
  • Mitral Valve Repair and Valve Surgery
  • Management of Aortic Aneurysms
  • Cardiomyoplasty for Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Ventricular Assist Devices – Implantation and Management
  • Cardiac Transplantation
For Appointments
Name : Ms. Jyoti Bansal
Mobile No : +91-9211543319
Contact Information Doctor's Phone : +91-9810764764
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 Doctor's Experience 
 Memberships & Certifications 
 Awards & Accomplishments 
  • Medanta -The Medicity
    Senior Director, Cardiac Surgery
Since 2009
  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
    Senior Consultant, Cardiovascular Surgery
2007 – 2009
  • Escort Heart Institute & Research Center
    Director of Cardiac Surgery
    Principal Consultant 2002 – 2005,
    Senior consultant 1997 – 2002,
    Consultant 1995 -1997
2005 – 2007
  • St Luke's & Roosevelt Hospital Medical Center, New York, USA
    Post Doctoral Fellow - Division of Cardiac Surgery & Cardiovascular Science
    Senior Research Associate, 1993 – 1995,
    Division of Cardiac Surgery & Cardiovascular Science
1993 - 1995
  • King Fahad Hospital, Albaha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Senior Specialist, Cardiovascular Surgery
1992 - 1993
  • Escort Heart Institute & Research Center, New Delhi, India
    Attending Cardiac Surgeon
1990 - 1992
  • Government Medical College & SMGS Hospital, Jammu
    Lecturer and Senior Registrar, General Surgery
1986 - 1988
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