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Dr. Anto Sahayaraj R

Dr. Anto Sahayaraj R

Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgery


Dr. Anto Sahayaraj R is a senior cardiothoracic surgeon at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai. He specializes in pediatric cardiac surgery, including neonatal cardiac surgeries, conduit surgery, unifocalisation of MAPCAs and re-do surgeries. He has considerable expertise in complex heart valve surgery including aortic root enlargement, re-do heart valve surgery and surgery for infective endocarditis. He has one of the largest experiences in homograft aortic valve replacement in India.

He was involved in the first pediatric transplantation in India in 2008 and has been since, actively involved in heart transplantation and ECMO both in India and abroad.

He has peer-reviewed publications in International journals and has made presentations in national and international conferences. Aside from cardiac surgery, he is interested in developing low-cost medical devices and animal research.

Honors & Awards

  • Korea Save the Child award - 2008
  • Asia Pacific Cardiac Society meeting, Jeju, South Korea.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Re-do Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)


  • MBBS from Chengalpattu Medical College.
  • MS (Gen Surgery) from Govt. Stanley Medical College.
  • MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery) from Madras Medical College.
  • Fellow in Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery - Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.

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