Dr. C. SARAVANANE

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Dr. C. SARAVANANE
Designation : MS, FRCS, FRCS ., Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Area of Expertise : Adult Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1990 – MBBS (JIPMER, Pondicherry)
  • 1993 – MS (General Surgery) (JIPMER, Pondicherry)
  • 1996 – FRCS (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK)
  • 2005 – FRCS (Cardiothoracic Surgery) (Inter-Collegiate Fellowship Examination Board, UK).

 

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE IN INDIA

  • Junior Resident in General Surgery in JIPMER from 1990 to 1993
  • Senior Resident in General Surgery in JIPMER from 1993 to 1996

 

OVERSEAS TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Over 8 years of training & experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery in the UK.
  • Specialist Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Yorkshire Training Program from 2000 to 2005 based at The General Infirmary at Leeds, Castle Hill Hospital at Kingston-upon-Hull and Bradford Royal Infirmary.
  • Underwent comprehensive training in all aspects of Cardiothoracic Surgery including Adult Cardiac, Paediatric Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery.
  • After completion of training requirements, sat for the exit examination, FRCS (Cardiothoracic Surgery), and passed it in the first attempt.

 

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
    • CABG (including OPCAB)
    • Valve Replacements
    • Aortic Root Surgery
    • Surgery for heart failure
  • Thoracic Surgery
    • Mediastinoscopy
    • Thoracotomy for lung resection, pleural sepsis etc.
    • Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS).