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Dr. Krishna S Iyer is one of the leading pediatric cardiac surgeons in India. He is renowned for his clinical expertise and widespread involvement in cardiac care for children in India and other developing nations. Dr Iyer pioneered the first dedicated pediatric cardiac care program in Northern India, at Fortis-Escorts Heart Institute. He has operated on more than 10,000 babies, children, and adults with congenital heart diseases comprising various procedures like arterial switch procedure, double switch operation TAPVC repairs, Fontan and Fontan type procedures, corrections for tetralogy of Fallot, DORV, Truncus etc. Dr Iyer completed his MBBS, MS (General Surgery), and Mch (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery) from the renowned All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He took training in pediatric and infant cardiac surgery from Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Iyer has over a hundred research publications in both national and international journals. He has also authored sections in medical books on pediatric and neonatal cardiac surgery. He has been the founder and President of the Asia-Pacific Paediatric Cardiac Society and has also been the President of the Paediatric Cardiac Society of India. He is an active member of the Steering Committee of the World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, the World Society of Congenital Heart Surgery and the Asian Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons. He had the privilege to be invited as an international member of the American Association of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr Iyer has his expertise in the surgical treatment of all forms of congenital heart disease in newborns to adults, complex transpositions, late presenting CHD, pulmonary hypertension and complex neonatal surgery


Fortis Escort Heart Institute, New Delhi


Paediatric Cardiologist, Complex neonatal cardiac surgery, Cardiac surgery in malnourished infants and children, Congenital heart disease, Cost-effective cardiac care


Neonatal and Infant cardiac surgeries Closure of defects like ASD VSD Complex congenital heart surgeries TAPVC repair arterial switch single ventricle surgeries etc ECMO support



Associate Professor, AIIMS



MBBS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi MS, AIIMS, New Delhi MCh, AIIMS, New Delhi



Awarded Institute Gold Medal for Best Graduate of the Year at the MBBS examination in Dec.1977. Secured the following awards in All India Institute of Medical Sciences between 1973 and 1977: – Institute Merit Awards for securing highest grades in the following subjects: * Anatomy * Physiology * Biochemistry * Forensic Medicine*General Surgery* Obstetrics & GynaecologySardari Lal Kalra Gold Medal for proficiency in Microbiology in May 1976.- Institute Merit Scholarship.- Sorel Catherine Frieman Prize for Proficiency in Pediatrics in Dec.1977. Pfizer Postgraduate Medical Award, Gold Medal, and Scroll of Honour Hira Lal Gold Medal for being the best postgraduate in General Surgery Awarded the Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the world by World Congress



New Delhi India

Dr. Krishna S Iyer

Pediatric Cardiologist

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