Organizing Committee

Dr.K.R.Balakrishnan

Dr. K R Balakrishnan, MS, M.Ch

Director, Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant, Fortis Malar Hospital

He is a distinguished cardio thoracic surgeon with an experience spanning 33 years in performing complex cardiothoracic and vascular surgeries in both adult as well as paediatric. Having performed over 20,000 surgeries he is credited with implanting the India’s First LVAD & HVAD.


RaviKumar

Dr. Ravikumar, MD DM

Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant, Fortis Malar Hospital

He is a well-known Interventional Cardiologist with an experience of over 20 years in performing interventional cardiology procedures such as primary and elective PCI’s, second generation stents, to name a few. He is part of the strong team at Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant


MadanMohan

Dr. Madan Mohan, MD DM

Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant, Fortis Malar Hospital

He is a well known Interventional Cardiologist with an experience of over 10 years in performing interventional cardiology procedures such as primary and elective PCI’s, second generation stents. With special interest in heart failure programme, he has undergone special training in using LVAD as destination therapy. He is part of the strong team at Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant


SureshRao

Dr. Suresh Rao K G, MD DM

HOD- Cardiac Anaesthesia & Cardiac Critical Care, Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant, Fortis Malar Hospital

He is a renowned Cardiac Anaesthesiologist with an experience of over 21 years and has played a vital role in cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology programmes. His proficiency in handling complex cardiac surgeries such as heart transplant, LVAD implant, immune-suppression, ECMO is profound. He is key member of the strong team at Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant


KrishnaKumar

Prof. Krishna Kumar, PhD

Professor of Engineering Design, IIT Madras

His area of interests in mathematical modelling and covers such diverse areas as biomechanics, vehicle dynamics, structural engineering and medical imaging.

He was instrumental in starting a new program on Biomedical Design and was the Head of the Department of Engineering Design till recently. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineers and has published extensively in International Journals.