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DEPARTMENT OF CARDIO VASCULAR THORASIC SURGERY [CVTS]


The department of CVTS is performing both open heart and other thoracic surgical procedures. Open heart surgical procedures include most of the congenital cardiac anomalies like repair of atrial septal defects, ASD with PAPVC, endocardial cushion defects, associated valvular anomalies, ventricular septal defects. Other surgeries include those for pulmonic stenosis, tetrology of fallot, aortopulmonary window, single ventricle, sub-aortic LVOTO excision, Ebstein anomaly correction, repair and or replacement of valves like mitral valve, tricuspid valve repair, pulmonary valve repair, mitral valve replacement, aortic valve replacement, double valve replacements with or without tricuspid valve repair at the same time, cardiac tumours like artrial myxomas etc. Closed heart surgical & thoracic surgical procedures are also being conducted. Post-doctoral, postgraduate and under-graduate teaching & training constitute important academic activity in the department.


FACULTY





DR. GHULAM NABI LONE
Professor & HoD

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

MBBS GMC Srinagar / University of Kashmir 1988
MS SKIMS Srinagar 1993
MCh CVTS PGIMER Chandigarh 1997

MEMBERSHIPS / FELLOWSHIPS

  • Fellow Advanced Cardiac Surgery and OPCABG, Escorts New Delhi.
  • Fellow IACTS
ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

• Surgical Carotid Endarterectomy as a treatment modality for thrombotic stroke. A Prospective study.
• Beating heart surgery on Warm Perfusion with aortic clamp: A safe technique.
• Revascularization for Burgers’ Disease: An ongoing project.
• Role of preoperative neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in Non-Small cell carcinoma lung—A prospective study.
• Molecular analysis of O 6–METYL guanine methyltransferase for Esophageal cancer in Kashmir Valley—As a Co-guide in postdoctoral thesis in collaboration with Department of Clinical Biochemistry, SKIMS.
• Expression analysis of VEGF and VEGFR Family in Bronchogenic Carcinoma- as a Co-guide in postdoctoral thesis in collaboration with Department of Biotechnology, University of Kashmir.
• Pulmonary hypertension in Atrial Septal defect in patients from high altitude in Kashmir: A prospective study.
• Surgical management of Multisystemic Hydatid disease and Scope of single stage ministernotomy: A prospective study.
• Surgical excision as primary modality of treatment for Small Cell Carcinoma of lung: A prospective study.
• Long term patency in on-pump V/S off pump CABG: A prospective study.
• A no. of projects under process in collaboration with Department of Biochemistry & Department of Biotechnology, Kashmir University.
AREAS OF INTEREST
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Warm Perfusion Beating Heart Surgery
  • Innovative Cardiovascular Surgery.
OTHER INFORMATION

Performed first "Arterial Switch" for TGA at SKIMS.
Performed first "Aortic Arch Aneurysm Surgery" at SKIMS.
Performed first "Surgical Carotid Endasterectomy" at SKIMS.
Performed first Successful "CABG on Cardiopulmonary Bypass" at SKIMS on 23rd May, 2005.
Performed first "trans-atrial VSD closure in June, 2005 at SKIMS.
Performed first "trans-atrial/trans-pulmonary total correction of Tetralogy of Fallot”, in 2008 at SKIMS.
Performed first ever tracheal stent at SKIMS on 23rd July, 2003.
Performed first “Carotid Aneuresectomy for Internal carotid artery aneurysm” at SKIMS.
Performed first “Revasculaization in Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis on 13th May, 2004 at SKIMS.
Performed first minimally invasive “Transthoracic-transphrenotomy for concurrent hydatid lung/liver” at SKIMS, published in British Journal of Surgery in 2005.
Performed first “Bilateral Single Stage Minimally invasive thoracotomy for bilateral pulmonary hydatid disease”, published in Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery in 2002.
Performed first “Single stage ministernotomy for mutisysyemic hydatid disease” at SKIMS.
Performed first “femoral-femoral bypass grafting” in 2004 at SKIMS.
Performed first ever operation for Budd-Chiari Syndrome at SKIMS in 2010.
Accomplished projects with modern concepts on “Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in squamous cell carcinoma of Esophagus and lung”, first time   at SKIMS which got published in leading international journals.
Delivered a number of lectures during international conferences as a guest speaker.
Invited as “Guest speaker” in 15th World Congress of International Association of Surgeons and Gastroenterologists (IASG) in Prague, Czech Republic in September, 2005.
Invited as “Guest speaker” in 18th World Congress of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, Greece, 2008.
Invited to 42nd World Congress of Surgery of International Society, Canada, 2007.
Invited for 16th Annual meeting of Asian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2008.
Invited for 1st Central European Congress of Surgery, 2008.
Invited as “Guest Speaker” in RTTC, 2009 on at Shangai, China.
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DR. ABDUL MAJEED DAR
Professor


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

MBBS, University of Kashmir
MS, General Surgery, University of Kashmir
M Ch, CVTS, SKIMS Deemed University, 1998

Active member of the Open and Closed Heart and Thoracic Surgery Program at the Institute




DR. MOHAMMAD AKBAR BHAT
Professor


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
MBBS, University of Kashmir, 1984
MS, SKIMS Deemed University, 1993
M Ch, CVTS, SCTIIM&T, Kerala

Area of Research:

  • Cardic & Vascular Diseases




DR. SHYAM SINGH
Additional Professor

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
MBBS, GMC Jammu / University of Jammu, 1988
MS, GMC Jammu / University of Jammu, 1996
M Ch CVTS, Grant Medical College Mumbai / University of Mumbai, 2001

MEMBERSHIPS / FELLOWSHIPS

  • Refresher Training in Advanced Adult & Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at International Centre for Cardiovascular Diseases, K.M. Cherian Heart Foundation

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Minimal Access Cardiac Surgery
  • Beating HEart Mitral Valve Replacement / Repairs
AREAS OF INTEREST
  • Total Atrial Revascularisation, CABG
  • Valve Repairs
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Director SKIMS & Ex-Officio Secretary to Government

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Dean, Faculty of Medicine
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