Dr. Shantesh Kaushik is one of the best Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgeon in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. Dr. Shantesh has an experience of 24 years in this field and has worked as: Lecturer in Surgery, B.J. Medical College, Pune - 1992. Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surg., Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia - 1996 - 1998. Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surg., Chief Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery Boston Medical Center and Lahey Clinic, Boston, USA - 1999 - 2002.
Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai
Dr. Shantesh Kaushik has a vast experience of 24 years in the field of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery.
Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surg., Chief Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery Boston Medical Centre and Lahey Clinic, Boston, USA. FCCP - Elected Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.
The Dr. Bhave Prize (Pune University) for standing second in the subject of surgery at the MBBS examination. The Godbole Prize, the Dr. B. N. Ranade Prize and the G.M. Phadke Prize (Pune University) for standing first at the MS (Gen. Surgery) examination (Jan 1992). The Parsuram Memorial Award of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (IACTS) on being adjudged the best young investigator of the year 1994.
MS, DNB (Gen Surg.), MCh (Thor. Surg.), DNB (Cardio-thor. Surg.), MD
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Cardiothoracic surgery is concerned with the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax and above the abdomen. It generally involves the treatment of conditions of the heart, esophagus, and lungs. The surgeon who follows this field of medicine is called the cardiothoracic surgeon.
Cardiothoracic surgeons operate on conditions that occur in the organs inside the chest and in the bony structures that form the chest cavity. As well as performing surgery, they are involved in the treatment and management of the many different diseases within their specialties, such as lung cancer, tumor, and cysts, collapsed or infected lungs, and chest-wall deformities.
Cardiovascular surgery focuses on the heart and great vessels while general thoracic surgery treats diseases of the lungs, esophagus, mediastinum, and chest walls. Cardiothoracic surgeons operate on the organs in the thorax which are heart, lungs, esophagus and great vessels.
The major subspecialties of cardiothoracic are cardiac, thoracic and congenital.