Profile Description

Dr. Suresh V Joshi

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Mch (Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Director- Pediatric and Congenital Heart Centre,
Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai


  • CTVS, Pediatric Cardiologist, Congenital Heart Care

Introduction of Dr. Suresh V Joshi

Dr. Suresh V Joshi is one of the few cardiologists in India specializing in both adult and pediatric cardiac surgeries. With more than three decades of medical experience, he is an expert in Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery and Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery. Dr. Joshi has worked in several hospitals in Mumbai where he has performed high-risk surgeries both on children and adults.

Having performed more than 15,000 coronary and interventional surgeries, Dr. Suresh also does complex heart valve replacement and aortic aneurysm repair. He also has special interests in newborn and infant surgery, repeat open heart surgery, mitral and aortic valve surgery, etc. he has conducted several workshops to train about minimally invasive cardiac surgery and hybrid coronary procedures.

Dr. Suresh holds the credit to have performed the first Beating Heart Coronary Bypass surgery on an adult in Mumbai. With a view to making heart procedures available to the backward classes, Dr. Suresh established the Rural Heart Surgery Program in Maharashtra. He also received training from the prestigious Royal Children Hospital, Royal Alfred Hospital and St. Vincent’s Hospital in Australia.

Dr. Suresh has also published over 95 research papers and presented these in several national and international conferences. He is constantly invited as a guest lecturer in many top medical institutions all over the world.

Work Experience

  • Director, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Centre, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai, Present
  • Director, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai, Present
  • Consultant, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, Present
  • Head, Fortis Pediatric Congenital Heart Centre, Mumbai
  • Consultant, CTVS, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Consultant, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai
  • Consultant, Cardiac Surgery, Holy Family Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Bandra (West)
  • Consultant, CTVS, Hinduja Healthcare Surgical, Khar


  • MBBS, Dr. V M Medical College, Solapur, 1975
  • MS, General Surgery, King Edward Medical Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 1979
  • MS, Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, King Edward Medical Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 1981


  • Indian Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • International College of Surgeons


  • Indian Medical Association
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • International Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • World Society of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeons
  • Asian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons
  • Pediatric Cardiac Society of India
  • Vascular Society of India

Awards and recognition

  • Medical Excellence in Cardiac Surgery, Harvard University, 2009
  • Dr. P. K. Sen Oration, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Heart Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Bentall/David/Aortic Aneurism Repair

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