Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic SurgeryYear of establishment: 1998Introduction:The
superspeciality of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery came into
existence in 1973 as a Division and became a Department in 1998. The
department has awarded M.Ch. degrees to 4 candidates and after a gap
M.Ch. programme has been re started. In addition, Postgraduate students
of the Department of General Surgery are provided superspeciality
training in Cardiothoracic Surgery for a period of 2-8 months during
their rotatory postings.
So Far more than 100 M.S. students have
been trained in the Department. More than 100 papers have been
published from the Department.
Department is now fast developing in
the field of Open Heart Surgery, which is now being performed
routinely. Department is currently doing all sort of valve
replacements, CABG and surgery for Congenital Heart diseases. This is
apart from a very well developed Thoracic Surgery programme.
Department of CTVS renovated its 6 bedded ICU, which is now equipped
with state of art facilities including 6 Cardiac monitors, 4
ventilators, ABG analysis machine, 3-D Echo Machine with TEE probes,
IABP machine, portable X Ray, defibrillator and other necessary
equipments.. Teaching Staff:1. Prof T K Lahiri Distinguished Professor2. Dr Siddharth Lakhotia Associate Professor & HOD3. Dr Sanjay Kumar Assistant ProfessorNon Teaching Staff:1. Vinay Kumar Upadhyay Senior Assistant2. Dinesh Maiti, STA Perfusionist3. Soumyajit Roy, STA Perfusionist4. Rajesh Kumar Bind, Lab AttendantSenior Resident (M.Ch. Course):1. Dr. Narendra Nath Das - 2016