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Dr. Vivek Jawali

Dr. Vivek Jawali

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MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery, DNB - Cardiothoracic Surgery, MBBS


Cardiothoracic Surgeon


Cardiac Surgeon


39 Years Experience Overall  (38 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vivek Jawali is Chief Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon and as a Chairman, he heads the Department of Cardio Vascular Sciences at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore. Dr. Jawali has also been nominated as a council member to the newly constituted Medical Council of India (MCI), the premier statutory body that governs the standards of medical education and recognition of medical qualifications in the country. He is also on the MCI's academic council.He is a pioneer in minimally invasive cardiac surgery in India and has performed over 18,000 cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeries till date. He performed India's first beating heart bypass surgery in 1992 and performed India's first minimally invasive bypass surgery(MIDCAB)in Sept 1994. Dr. Jawali did India's first Awake Cardiac surgery (Surgery without GA or ventilator, done under continuous high thoracic epidural) in June 1999. He also performed world's 1st awake open heart surgery (a 74 yrs patient underwent triple bypass with aortic valve replacement without G.A. or a ventilator) in April 2002. Dr. Jawali was the president of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS) in 2008. He is the founder member of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeons (ISMICS) and is the only Indian on the editorial board of its journal - Innovations in Cardiac Surgery. He is also the council member of the Asian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. He has been the Vice President of the Indian College of Cardiology. He is on the editorial board of the journal of Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (IACTS), journal of Cardiac Anaesthesia, CTSNET (a comprehensive global website of cardiac surgeons around the world).

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Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

Fortis Hospital


154/9, Landmark: Opposite IIM-B, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed - Thu, Sat

10:00 - 12:00


03:00 - 04:00

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Cunningham Road, Bangalore

Fortis Hospital


14, Cunningham Road, Landmark: Near Sigma Mall, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed - Thu

02:00 - 04:00

Tue, Fri

08:00 - 11:00


01:00 - 03:00

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Awards and Recognitions

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1st in MBBS - Karnataka University
BC Roy award for medical excellence
Established Open Heart Surgery programme at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology
Spear headed growth of OPCAB in India
Performed India's 1st MIDCAB & 1st Minimally Invasive Replacement


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MS - General Surgery - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 1980
MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery - G S Medical College, KEM Hospital Mumbai, 1984
DNB - Cardiothoracic Surgery - National Board Of Examination, 1981


Indian Association Of Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS)
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Vice President of Indian Medical Association
Fellow of IACTS


Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgeons at Fortis Hhospital


46226 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1976
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