Dr. Sundar T is one of the best Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon in Tamil Nadu. Dr. Sundar T has been working as a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, since 2003. During his vast experience of 20 years, Dr. Sundar has worked as an Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery and spent over 9 years in England. Dr Sundar has done many successful operations on Heart, Lungs, Esophagus, Aorta, and Mediastinal Organs.Dr. Sundar also has a specialization in pulmonology. Dr. Sundar has conducted Surgery for Advanced Heart & Lung Disease, Esophageal surgery, Lobectomy and Pneumonectomy.
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
Dr. Sundar T has a vast experience of 18 years in the field of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.
Dr. Sundar T ranked FIFTH at the All India PG Entrance Examination, 1990 and was awarded K.A. Nair Prize for proficiency in Ophthalmology, 1985. Dr. Sundar T also secured distinctions in Ophthalmology, ENT & SPM in the respective University Examinations conducted by University of Madras - 1985
MS(GenSurgery), FRCS(CTS), FCCP
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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.