Dr. Pavan Kumar did his superspecialization in cardiovascular surgery (1982 – 85) from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He received further training and experience for many years in the field of coronary bypass surgery and complex cardiac procedures at Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. He further gained invaluable experience at the Harefield Hospital, Harefield, London, UK in homograft surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, & heart lung transplantation. On his return in 1988, he joined as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at the Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. In 1992 he moved to Mumbai, where he joined P.D. Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon.
Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Nanvati Hospital, Global Hospital, Karuna Hospital, BSES Hospital
During the last 26 years. Dr. Pavan Kumar has successfully performed over 10,000 open heart operations besides being associated with over 22,000 major cardiovascular procedures. This includes arterial coronary bypass graft surgery, valve repair & replacements, (MICAS) Beating heart surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, Aortic root surgery, Aneurysm surgery, heart transplantation, and other complex cardiac procedures. Dr Pavan Kumar is a most sought after cardiac surgeon in India for Arterial Type Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery & beating heart surgery. Also an Expert In Complex Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG) & Other Heart Operations.
Head - Dept of Cardiovascular Surgery Telemedicine Centre at Dr Balabhai Nanvati Hospital
He has presented & published over 60 papers in International and National conferences & prestigious International & National Journals in Cardiovascular surgery and has lectured on cardiac surgery all over country and abroad and conducted numerous workshops. He is founder of Mumbai’s first “Cardiac Help Line”. He established Department of Telemedicine in Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai in 2006. Under his leadership department of Telemedicine has become largest Telemedicine service provider in western India. He is a teacher surgeon and has trained over a dozen junior surgeons in cardiac surgery in his unit over 20 years and they are operating in various parts of the country and in Abroad.