Dr. K.S. Iyer
|Speciality||Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon|
|Qualification||MBBS, MS (Surg), MCh (CTVS), Fellowship (Neonatal Cardiac Surgery),
|Hospital||Fortis Escorts Hospital, New Delhi|
MBBS, MS (Surg), MCh (CTVS), Fellowship (Neonatal Cardiac Surgery), Melbourne
30+ Years of Experience
Dr. Krishna S Iyer is one of India’s most renowned pediatric cardiac surgeons. He is well-known in India and various other countries for his clinical competence and extensive involvement in cardiac care for youngsters.
In 1995, at Fortis-Escorts Heart Institute in Northern India, Dr. Iyer established the first dedicated pediatric cardiac care program in the country. He has conducted over 10,000 pediatric cardiac surgeries for congenital heart problems, including arterial switch procedures, double switch operations, TAPVC repairs, Fontan and Fontan type treatments, tetralogy of Fallot corrections, DORV, Truncus corrections, and more.
Dr. Iyer earned his MBBS, MS (General Surgery), and MCh (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery) degrees from New Delhi’s prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He then received his training in pediatric and infant cardiac surgery at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Iyer has more than a hundred research papers published in national and international journals. He’s also written chapters on pediatric and neonatal cardiac surgery for medical literature.
He founded the Asia-Pacific Paediatric Cardiac Society and served as President of the Paediatric Cardiac Society of India. He is a member of the World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery’s Steering Committee, the World Society of Congenital Heart Surgery’s Board of Directors, and the Asian Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons’ Board of Directors. He was honored to be accepted to join the American Association of Thoracic Surgeons as an international member.
Dr. Iyer specializes in the surgical treatment of various types of congenital heart disease in children and adults, as well as complex transpositions, late-presenting CHD, pulmonary hypertension, and difficult neonatal surgery.