Success Stories

Back to Back Heart Transplantation in 6 Hours of Time

One 26th February 2016, Fortis Malar created yet another record by performing two heart transplantations in a matter of 6 hours. A total of 2650 kms were covered by the Transplant co-ordination team to bring two donated hearts from Aurangabad, … View More »

45 Minutes After His Heart Stopped, Doctors Brought Back His Life

In a complex procedure that reflected its commitment to technological advancement with its path breaking work, Fortis Malar took a leap forward by using Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) to revive a man nearly 45 minutes after his heart had stopped … View More »

For the First Time in India – Donor Heart Transported by Helicopter

A 45-year-old man was declared brain-dead in a private hospital, Vellore. The patient’s family came forward to donate his organs so that others can benefit. Fortis Malar’s organ transplant coordinator, Sathish received an alert about this and his team started … View More »

90 Years Old Yet Young At Heart

90 year old gentleman, resident of choolaimediu, manager by occupation for past 30 years post his retirement from Indian Railways, walked into our OPD with complaints of chest discomfort on minimal exertion. We assessed his daily routine and found that … View More »

Prestigious Double Helical National Health award 2017 bestowed upon Dr. KR Balakrishnan from Fortis Malar Hospital

Chennai, 30th May 2017: Internationally renowned Indian Cardiac Transplant surgeon,Dr. K R Balakrishnan, Director – Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant was awarded the prestigious Double Helical National Health Award 2017. The award was bestowed upon Dr. … View More »

South Asia’s Successful bilateral lung transplant for a patient with pulmonary hypertension by Fortis Malar

SUCCESSFUL BILATERAL LUNG TRANSPLANT GIVES NEW LEASE OF LIFE TO A YOUNG UKRAINIAN BOY Chennai, 9th June 2017:  In a first-of-its kind transplant surgery, a team of senior doctors from Fortis Malar Hospital conducted a successful bilateral lung transplant on twenty … View More »

Complex Surgery for Fibroids

Performed by Dr. Nithya Ramamurthy 31yrs female, 4 yrs of married life, with c/o irregular periods and lower abdominal pain, unable to conceive , approached us for evaluation; investigations revealed fundal fibroid of 5×5 cms and right Ovarian Cyst, 10X12 … View More »

Heart from Kochi beats in Chennai

Heart & Lungs Of 19-Year-Old Brought To City In 4 Hours, Transplanted In 24-Year-Old From Maharashtra. In an act that combined empathy , expertise and extreme coordination, the heart and lungs of a 19-year-old were flown from a Kochi hospital … View More »

Brain de-wired to give 7 year old Sai Rithish back his childhood

A team of specialists at Fortis Malar Hospital gave 7 year old Master Sai Rithish, a new lease of life. The child was suffering from Epilepsy from the age of one and a half years old and not responding to … View More »

Fortis Malar performs India’s Youngest Paedetric Heart transplant

Reflecting its commitment to saving and enriching lives beyond boundaries, the team of cardiac experts at Fortis Centre For Heart Failure & Transplant, Fortis Malar, Chennai led by Dr. K R Balakrishnan, Director Cardiac Sciences and Dr. Suresh Rao K … View More »