Profile Description

Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Director and Chairman- cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Organ Transplantation and
Mechanical Circularity Support
Global Hospitals, Chennai and Hyderabad


  • CTVS, Organ transplant Surgery, CABG, and Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Introduction of Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Dr. Sandeep Attawar with his set of skills and experience is one of the leaders in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. He is a recognized surgeon in India with over 20 years of professional experience. He is one of the few doctors in India to undertake pediatric as well as adult complex heart cases. His area of interest includes Heart & Lung Transplant,Left Ventricular Assist Device, Heart Valve Surgery and replacement, Congenital Heart Defect Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm Repair.

Over the span of his career, Dr. Sandeep Attawar has performed close to 9000 surgeries with excellent outcomes. He has served in renowned heart institutes throughout the country which include Fortis and Apollo on the list. Appraised as one of the best cardiac surgeons in the country he has performed tremendously in his field that include implantation of Ventricular Assist Device, Mechanical Circulatory Support, cardiac failure cases and implantation of Total Artificial Heart.

Dr. Sandeep has also made considerable contributions towards Robotic and Pediatric Cardiac surgery. He has had patients both from India and abroad who were fully satisfied with his care. He is also associated with the Being Human Foundation that helps children with heart diseases to undergo operation free of cost. He has performed risky cardiac operations on premature babies as well and has done extensive research on the same. He has also published and presented several research papers on neonatal studies in international events.

Work Experience

  • Director and Chair, Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Organ Transplantation and Mechanical Circularity Support,Global Hospitals, Chennai, 2017-Present
  • HOD, Cardiac Surgery, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, 2013-2017
  • Director, Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Organ Transplantation, Global Hospitals, Chennai, 2012- 2013
  • Director and Vice President, Cardiac Science, Narayana Hrudalaya Hospital, Jaipur, 2010-2012
  • Chief Heart Surgeon and HOD, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka, 2005-2010
  • Senior Consultant, Cardiac Surgeon, RTIICS, 2003-2005
  • Chief Cardiac Surgeon, AJ Hospital and Research Centre, Mangalore, 2002
  • Consultant, Cardiac Surgery, Narayana Hrudalaya, Bangalore, 2000
  • Consultant, Cardiac Surgery, Manipal Heart Foundation, Bangalore, 2000


  • MBBS, MS (Surgery) and MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Sree ChitraTirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala


  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant
  • Minimally Invasive Robotic Association
  • European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Afghanistan Red Cross Society
  • Being Human Foundation
  • Journal of Thoracic Diseases, Contributing Editor

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Global Hospitals, Chennai
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Heart Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Heart Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Paediaric Cardiac Surgery
  • Bentall/David/Aortic Aneurism Repair
  • LVAD
  • Robotic Cardiac Surgery

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