Dr. Vijay Kohli - Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Vijay

Dr. Vijay Kohli - Cardiac Surgery

  • 41 Years of experience
  • Registration No: Medanta 55
  • Gender: Male
  • Associated With: Medanta - The Medicity
  • CH Baktawar Singh Road, Sector 38
  • (+91) 9810434377, (+91) 9560398936, (+91) 9650898570
  • ips2@medanta.org
  • Languages spoken: English, Hindi
  • Practicing since: 1980
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About the Doctor

Dr. Kohli is an outstanding cardiovascular surgeon, with wide and varied clinical experience and expertise in different aspects of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. He has worked in the field of heart failure with Professor Randas Batista in Brazil and Professor Hertzer at Berlin Heart Institute, Germany. He has worked with Professor George Wieselthaler at Vienna General Hospital, Austria on implantation of various VADs (Ventricular Assist Devices) and heart transplantation and management of heart failure patients. He has also had the opportunity to work with Professor Vincent Dor on the outcome of Dor’s procedure for ventricular aneurysm repairs and with Prof Antonio Calafiore Chieti, Italy on the principal of septal exclusion technique and repair of mitral valve in remodeling of the ventricular anatomy. Dr Kohli was the first surgeon to perform coronary artery bypass in Jammu Medical College in 2001. He is also the first surgeon to have performed coronary artery bypass on a beating heart in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2002.


  • Degree and residency
  • Professional Experience
  • Achievements
  • Research
Degree and residency
Degree: MCh Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, 1990
Residency: FIACS, Fellow of the Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons, 2003
Professional Experience

  • FIACS, Fellow of the Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons. 2003
  • Fellowship St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospital Medical Centre, New York, USA, 1995
  • MCh Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, 1990
  • MS, Government Medical College and Associated hospital, Jammu, J&K, India, 1985
  • MBBS, Government Medical College and Associated Hospital, Jammu, J&K, India, 1980

  • Distinguished Service Award in Cardiac Surgery, Government of India, 2002
  • Achievment Award for starting the cardiac surgery programme in Norvic Hospital, 2002
  • Gold medal for best scientific publications by Cardiologist Society of India, 2001
  • Distinguished Services Award for starting the cardiac surgery programme in Jammu Medical Collegeital, 2001
  • Heart Protection Book : Future of Cardiac Surgery in India, 2011
  • Heart Protection Book : Redo CABG in India status report on heart protection strategies,, 2011
  • Text Book of History of Cardiology : History of Heart Transplantation And Its Future, 2010
  • Indian Heart J. 2006 Mar-Apr;58(2):144-8 PMID: 18989059 : Predictors of operative mortality following primary coronary artery bypass, 2006
  • Asian Cardiovascular Thorac Ann. 2005 Sept;13(3):267-70PMID: 16113002 : Mitral valve repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation in dilated cardiomyopathy, 2005
  • Indian Heart J. 2005 Jan-Feb;57(1):44-8 PMID: 15561030 : Post-operative outcome of ventricular reshaping by septal exclusion in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction, 2005
  • Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Dec;78(6):2037-42; discussion 2042-3 PMID: 15561030 : Concomitant carotid endarterectomy and coronary bypass surgery: outcome of on-pump and off-pump techniques, 2004
  • Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery 2003; 19 3 : Outcome after surgical repair of post infarct ventricular septal defect, 2003
  • Indian Journal of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery 2003; 19: 62 : Endocardial radiofrequency catheter ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery, 2003
  • Indian Heart J. 1997 Sep-Oct;49(5):511-7 PMID: 9505019 : Coronaryartery bypass surgery withoutcardiopulmonary bypass:short-and mid-term results, 1997
  • Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi : Off-pump Coronary Artery Surgery: Influence of Gender and Age on Outcomes, 2003
  • Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Oct;74(4):S13537.PMID:12400816 : Off-pump multivessel coronary artery surgery in high-risk patients, 2002
  • Indian Heart J. 2002 Mar-Apr;54(2):159-63.PMID:12086378 : Beating heart versus conventional re operative coronary artery bypass surgery, 2002
  • Specialities & Procedures
  • Memberships Associations
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Specialities & Procedures

Cardiology      Learn more

  • Atrial Septal Defect Closure
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect Treatment
  • Beating Heart Coronary Bypass (OPCAB or Off-Pump CABG)
  • Cardiac Ventriculography
  • Cardiology Consultation
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Surgery
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Implantation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Repair Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Ventricular Aneurysm Treatment

Transplant      Learn more

  • Heart Transplant
Memberships Associations
  • International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • American Association of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Heart Association
  • Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • Cardiological Society of India
  • IACTS (Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons)
  • Vascular Society of India
  • EP Society of India
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