Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery


  • To be the center of excellence and leader in the field of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular  Sciences.
  • To make the center the destination of choice for Thoracic Organ Transplantation and advanced surgical procedures internationally.
  • To improve human resources by starting various academic teaching courses.


The Department was established on 13 May 2022 with the joining of two experienced faculties Dr.Klein Dantis and Dr.Rahul Sharma. The Department at present is offering OPD services as well as exclusive Thoracic and Vascular surgery procedures. The procurement of a Heart-lung machine and advanced surgical equipment is underway and will be completed soon following which routine cardiac, minimally invasive, and complex procedures shall commence.

The Department will offer complex Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular procedures with gratifying results at par with the current international standards. The main focus of interest is to perform complex aortic reconstructive surgeries, thoracic organ transplantation, uniportal video-assisted as well as robotic-assisted uniportal surgeries with excellent outcomes.


Out patient Department (OPD)

Is currently located in the room number 1028 and 1029, ground floor, A block in the OPD building. The majority of the patients are referrals from adjoining areas of Punjab, Haryana and other states. The complex cardiac problems, unresolved vascular pathologies, lung sequale secondary to tuberculosis, malignancy, interstitial disease and chest deformities constitute most patients coming to the OPD.

In patient Department (IPD)

The patient requiring admission shall be admitted in the IPD block as per institution policy.

Services offered by the Department

The department offers services through its experienced experts in treating people with all disorders affecting the heart, aorta, lung, mediastinum, blood vessel, trachea, and chest wall.

The team of specialists evaluates, counsels, ensures an accurate diagnosis and development of the most appropriate treatment plan.

Current areas of focused expertise

  • Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult and Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic-Oncosurgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Chest wall reconstruction and Pectus Surgery
  • Uniportal Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Uniportal Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular and Aortic Surgery


Photo Name & Qualifications Designation Contact & Email

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Dr. Rajiv Kumar
Professor & HOD 8427516000

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Dr. Klein Dantis
Assistant Professor


OPD Schedule:

Consultants Day of Week
Dr. Rajiv Kumar

General OPD:
Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Special OPD:
Advanced Heart Failure Clinic :
Congenital Cardiac Surgery Clinic: Thursday
End Stage Lung Disease Clinic: Friday


Dr. Klein Dantis

General OPD:
Monday, Friday
Special OPD:
Thoracic Surgery (Chest Surgery Clinic) :
Chest wall and Pectus Clinic: Tuesday
End Stage Lung Disease Clinic: Friday



Title Principal Investigator Co Investigator Collaboration, if any (Department and institute) Funding Agency Projects Status

Expansion planned for the future:


Clinical services

  • Heart and Lung Transplant Program
  • Advanced Thoracic Surgery Program
  • Aortic Surgery Program
  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Program
  • Pectus Surgery Program

Teaching services

  • Post-doctoral courses
  • Aortic Surgery fellowship courses
  • Advanced VATS and MICS courses
  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery fellowship
  • Arrythmia Surgery fellowship
  • Cardiac Perfusion courses
  • Advanced Cardiac and Chest nursing courses
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary rehabilitation courses