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Dr Vivek Babu

Dr. Vivek Babu

MBBS, MS, MCh, Fellowship in Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery

Experience

May 2019 – Present Senior Consultant and head of CardioThoracic surgery, SLG Hospitals,Bachupally, Hyderabad.Senior Consultant and Head CT surgery.Complex adult cardiac surgeries.Minimally invasive CABG and Valve surgeries, Total arterial revascularization, Complex Aortic surgeries, VATS and Vascular surgeries.

Education:

  • MBBS 1994 – 2000 JIPMER, Pondicherry.
  • MS (Surgery) 2001- 2004 ( Gold medal) JIPMER, Pondicherry.
  • MCh (CTVS) 2006 – 2008 Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum.
  • Minimal Invasive and Advanced Cardiac Fellowship 2012 – 2014 Flinders Medical centre.

Skills/ Expertise:

  • Minimal Invasive Cardiac surgeon – Including multi vessel CABG, Valve replacement and repairs. ! Hybrid Surgeries in combination with Cardiologist such as Hybrid PTCA + MICS, Arch debranching + TEVAR.
  • Sept 2010 – Nov 2012 Consultant CT surgeon, Kamineni Hospitals King Koti, Hyderabad Vascular surgeon Consultant cardiac surgeon.
  • Jan 2009 – Sept 2010 Junior Consultant CT surgeon, Innova Children’s Heart hospital, Hyderabad Pediatric cardiac surgery practice Involved in neonatal and infant heart surgery.
  • Jan 2006 – Dec 2008 Senior Resident CTVS, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum Basic training in all aspects of Cardio Vascular and Thoracic surgery leading to super specialty (MCh) degree.
  • July 2004 – Dec 2005 Senior Resident CTVS, JIPMER, Pondicherry Basic training in all aspects of Cardio Vascular and Thoracic surgery.
  • MBBS 1994 – 2000 JIPMER, Pondicherry MS (Surgery).
  • 2001- 2004 ( Gold medal) JIPMER, Pondicherry MCh (CTVS).
  •  2006 – 2008 Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum Minimal Invasive and Advanced Cardiac Fellowship.
  • 2012 – 2014 Flinders Medical centre, Adelaide, Australia Page 3 ! Lead the ECMO programme for ARDS, Acute heart failure etc at Manipal Hospitals ICU.
  •  Expertise in all forms of adult cardiac surgery such as CABG (Off pump), Total arterial revascularizations, Valve repairs and replacements, Aortic surgeries, Re-do cardiac surgeries etc.
  • Performed > 1000 cases individually. ! Trained in ECMO, TAVI and LVAD. ! Gold medalist in Gen Surgery from JIPMER.

Past Experience:

  • November 2017 – April 2019: Senior Consultant Cardio Thoracic surgeon, Manipal hospitals, Whitefield, Bangalore Senior Consultant CT surgeon. Complex adult cardiac surgeries. Minimally invasive CABG and Valve surgeries, Total arterial revascularization, Complex Aortic surgeries, VATS and Vascular surgeries.
  • April 2016 – October 2017: Chief Cardio Thoracic and Vascular surgeon, Kamineni group of Hospitals. Hyderabad Primary surgeon for two group hospitals. Off pump and Minimally invasive surgery Consultant vascular surgeon. Good experience in complex and re operative Heart surgery.
  • Nov 2014 – April 2016: Senior Consultant CT surgeon, Columbia Asia Hospitals, Whitefield. Primary surgeon. Had set up the CT surgery department. Performed several challenging cases such as Aortic dissection, Pulmonary endarterectomy etc.
  • Nov 2012 – Oct 2014:  Senior Cardiac Fellow, Minimal Invasive and Advanced Cardiac surgery fellowship, Flinders Medical centre, Adelaide Was involved in > 40 cases of TAVI ECMO and LVAD experience Complex and multi redo surgeries.
  • Sept 2010 – Nov 2012 Consultant CT surgeon, Kamineni Hospitals King Koti, Hyderabad Vascular surgeon Consultant cardiac surgeon.
  • Jan 2009 – Sept 2010: Junior Consultant CT surgeon, Innova Children’s Heart hospital, Hyderabad Pediatric cardiac surgery practice. Involved in neonatal and infant heart surgery.
  • Jan 2006 – Dec 2008: Senior Resident CTVS, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum Basic training in all aspects of Cardio Vascular and Thoracic surgery leading to super specialty (MCh) degree.
  • July 2004 – Dec 2005: Senior Resident CTVS, JIPMER, Pondicherry Basic training in all aspects of Cardio Vascular and Thoracic surgery.

Membership:

  • Lifetime member IACTS (Indian association of CT surgeons).
  • Member of Australia New Zealand Society of Cardiothoracic surgeons.
  • Member, The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic surgery.