Dr. Sridhar LF is one of the best Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon in Tamil Nadu. Dr Sridhar has an experience of 27 years and is working as Consultant Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Advanced Training & Fellowship Apollo,Chennai. Dr. Sridhar LF has performed more than 7,000 cardiac operations which includes more than 5,500 beating heart coronary artery and bypass surgeries and more than 100 redo beating heart.
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
Dr. Sridhar LF has a vast experience of 27 years in the field of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
MBBS, CTVS, MNAMS
Monday - Friday
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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.