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Best Heart and lungs transplant transplant surgeons: TOP 3 doctors

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Sandeep Attawar
Pediatric transplant surgeon
25 years of experience
7 reviews
India, Chennai
Global Hospital Chennai

Sandeep Attawar

Pediatric transplant surgeon
25 years of experience

Dr. Sandeep Attawar is famous cardiothoracic surgeon in India. Serves as the Director of the Cardiac Surgery&Thoracic Organ Transplant Program at Gleneagles Global Health City.


Dr. Sandeep Attawar is a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. He has participated in over 10,000 open and closed heart surgeries in adults and children.

His expertise also covers heart and lung transplant with a 85-90% success rate.

Work experience

  • Since 2017 – Director & Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Organ Transplantation & MCS Program at Global Hospital Chennai (Gleneagles Global Health City)
  • 2013-2017 – Head of the Cardiac Surgery, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Heart Transplant Department at Fortis Gurgaon Memorial Research Institute
  • 2012-2013 – Director of Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Organ Transplantation at Global Hospitals Group in Chennai
  • 2010-2012 – Vice President and Director of Cardiac Sciences Center at Narayana Health in Jaipur
  • 2005-2010 – Chief heart surgeon and Head of the Cardiosurgical Division at Apollo Dhaka
  • 2003-2005 – Senior cardiac surgeon consultant at the Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Calcutta
  • 2000-2002 – Cardiac surgeon at Cardiac AJ Hospital and Research Center in Mangalore, Manipal Heart Foundation in Bangalore, and Narayana Hrudayalaya in Bangalore.


  • The Medical Faculty Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology – Degree in general medicine, specialty in general surgery, specialty in cardiothoracic surgery.

Membership in organizations

  • The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • The Minimally Invasive Robotic Association
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Being Human Foundation.
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7 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Heart and lungs transplant $147000 - $150000
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Murtaza Ahmed Chishti
Cardiothoracic surgeon
17 reviews
India, Gurgaon
Artemis Hospitals

Murtaza Ahmed Chishti

Cardiothoracic surgeon
Dr. Murtaza Ahmed Chishti is a highly experienced cardiac surgeon and heart-lung transplant surgeon with 34+ years of experience, awards from the Society of Heart Failure and Transplant and Heart Failure 360, and expertise in Heart and Lung Transplantation, Total Arterial Re-vascularisation, complex and re-operative coronary Surgery, and Surgery of the Aorta.Read more