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Dr Agarwal is a Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Virinchi Hospitals. He has more than two decades of experience in cardiothoracic surgery. He has performed more than 2500 major cardiothoracic surgical procedures to date. Dr. Anand Kumar Agarwal is an established and well recognized adult cardiothoracic surgeon. He spent over nine years in UK training in basic and advanced cardiothoracic surgery. He has worked with world-renowned surgeons in London and Oxford. His chief mentor is the renowned coronary surgeon Prof. David Taggart from Oxford. Dr Agarwal specializes in Beating Heart CABG, Valve Replacements, Valve Repairs, Grownup Congenital Cardiac Surgeries and Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgical procedures as well as a variety of aortic surgeries including Aneurysm Surgery for Aortic Dissections. After returning from UK he has spent seven years in the world-renowned Narayana Hrudalaya Hospitals as a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon. He is interested in preventive aspects of cardiology.
According to Dr Agarwal, cardiac surgery is advancing at a steady pace as heart transplantation, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and ventricular assisted devices are becoming a routine nowadays. Owing to such advances in cardiac surgery, he would like to establish a comprehensive cardiac centre of excellence specializing in minimally invasive cardiac surgery and heart transplantation at Virinchi Hospitals. He is an eloquent speaker with a keen interest in philosophy and interfaith dialogue.