Profile Description

Dr. Surendra Nath Khanna

Associate Director- Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Introduction of Dr. Surendra Nath Khanna

Dr. Surendra Nath Khanna, with several degrees to his name, is one of the best Cardiac surgeons in India with more than 25 years of experience. He specializes in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and has the expertise in Beating Heart Surgeries, Aortic valve replacements, Cardiac Valvular Surgery as well as Double Valve Replacement surgeries. In the past 25 years, he has performed around 7000 cardiac surgeries with extraordinary results. His special interest areas include Heart-failure surgery, Valve Repair, Aortic Aneurysm Surgery. He mostly handles complex cases of adults and is skilled in all adult cardiac surgery procedures.

Dr. Surendra Nath Khanna also performs operations in other hospitals of the country apart from Fortis Escorts. He has also trained and taught several undergraduate and postgraduate students. Apart from clinical work, he also excels in academic research and uses his years of knowledge to train young minds. His research work and studies have been published in important medical journal worldwide.

Dr. Surendra Nath Khanna is actively involved in promoting awareness about heart diseases. He constantly works towards bringing the best techniques and procedures in cardiac care to India to make it accessible for everyone. He constantly travels throughout the country setting up medical camps and seminars to spread knowledge about cardiac diseases.

Work Experience

  • Associate Director, Cardiac Surgery, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Present
  • Senior and Principal Consultant, Cardiac Surgery, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, 2010-2014
  • Senior Consultant, Cardiac Surgery, Max Heart Institute, New Delhi, 2006-2010
  • Senior Consultant, Cardiac Surgery, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, Delhi, 1995- 2006
  • Chief Consultant, Cardiac Surgery, Escorts Heart Centre, Kanpur, 2004-2005


  • MBBS, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, 1986
  • MS, General Surgery, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, 1990
  • MCh, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Mumbai University, 1995


  • International College of Surgeons, USA
  • International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • FICC
  • San Raffaele Hospital, Milan
  • Indian College of Cardiology


  • Indian Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons
  • International College of Surgeons
  • Asia Pacific vascular Society


  • Senior Proficiency Certificate, 1977, 1979

  • Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Heart Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

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