Arunkumar Ulaganathan


Skill Set

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Minimal Invasive Surgeries
  • Off Pump Coronary Surgery
  • VATS

Academic Details

  • Ch. in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery from Madras Medical College, Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Tamil Nadu.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in General Surgery from Adichunchunagiri Institute of Medical Science, Rajiv Gandhi University, Karnataka.
  • MBBS from Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Tamil Nad.

Profile Summary

  • Masters in cardio-vascular and thoracic surgery with over 9 years of experience in department of cardiovascular and thoracic
  • Thorough understanding of infection control & occupational health and safety (OH&S) principles in hospitals
  • Published papers in national and international journals

Notable Accomplishments Across The Career

  • Performed Off Pump CABG’s (>95%), total arterial revascularization (LIMA, RIMA – Y grafts ± Radial)
  • Performed Valve surgeries (Mitral valve repair/ replacement, Aortice Valve repair/ Replacement) through minimal invasive technique (no midline sternotomy) via 4-5 cm incission
  • Performed complex surgeries like Acute Aortic Dissection Repair, Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Ventricular Septal Rupture Repair, Bentall’s srgery
  • Performed lung resection and thoracic surgeries through VATS approach
  • Performed creation of A-V fistulae for end stage renal disease, Vascular anastamosis for Renal Transplant Surgery
  • Performed vascular surgeries like embolectomies and vascular bypass surgeries for peripheral vascular diseases

Organisational Experience

  • Asian Heart Hospital, Mumbai as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
  • Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore as Jr Consultant Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon
  • PSG Hospitals as Assistant Professor – Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery.

Professional Affiliations

Registered as:

  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon with Medical Council of India (MCI) and Tamil Nadu State Medical Council
  • General Surgeon with Medical Council of India (MCI) and Tamil Nadu State Medical Council
  • Medical Practitioner with the Medical Council of India (MCI) and Tamil Nadu State Medical Council
Member in:
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular – Thoracic Surgeons
  • Active Member of European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Society for Heart Failure and Transplantation – India

Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery


  • Less pain
  • Less trauma to the body
  • Less scarring and cosmetic results
  • Less risk of chest infection or complications
  • Less time in hospital and intensive care unit
  • Faster recovery and return to normal activity

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