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Best Lung transplant transplant surgeons: TOP 6 doctors

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Naci Karacaoglan
Plastic surgeon
31 years of experience
4.5
453 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Mega University Hospital

Naci Karacaoglan

Plastic surgeon
31 years of experience
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Walter Klepetko
Clinical oncologist
46 years of experience
4.6
128 reviews
Austria, Vienna
Wiener Privatklinik

Walter Klepetko

Clinical oncologist
46 years of experience
Prof. Dr. Walter Klepetko is a world-renowned thoracic surgeon and head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery of the Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, and Wiener Privatklinik. He is credited with initiating the Vienna Lung Transplant Program and co-developing the surgical technique of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). In 2018, he successfully performed a lung transplant on three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda.Read more
Sandeep Attawar
Pediatric transplant surgeon
26 years of experience
3.9
7 reviews
India, Chennai
Global Hospital Chennai

Sandeep Attawar

Pediatric transplant surgeon
26 years of experience

accreditations:

The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

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.

Specialty

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.

Education

  • 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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3.9
7 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Lung transplant $90000 - $97000
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