Profile Description

Dr. Yugal K Mishra

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


  • Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Heart transplant

Introduction of Dr. Yugal K Mishra

Dr. Yugal K Mishra is a highly experienced cardiac surgeon who is an expert in Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgeries. He has received training in Robotic Cardiac Surgery From some of the famous medical institutes of the world. He has performed around 12,000 cardiovascular surgeries and used the Port access technology in around 1800 cases.

Being an expert in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, he has used MIDCAB, OPCAB, Aortic valve surgery, ASD closure and Port access approach for the mitral valve in many of his procedures. He also has 1000 redo cardiac and 400 robotic cardiac cases to his credit. Dr.Yugal K Mishra was solely responsible for having started the Robotic Cardiac Surgery Program in Escorts and was also one of the important team members who started Escorts Heart Institute.

Dr. Yugal K Mishra and his team of highly experienced surgeon have performed several complex cardiovascular operations both on Indian and international patients. Some of the best Cardiac surgeons of the world have worked with him and also received his training. He also has over 10,000 successful open-heart surgeries to his name which include some of the complex procedures of cardiovascular surgery. Atrial Septal Defect Closure, Carotid Artery Endarterectomy, Aortic Aneurysms, Cardiac Arrhythmia, Total Arterial Revascularization are some of the areas where he has shown exceptional results.

Apart from his clinical practice, Dr. Mishra provides training and learning. He has done many research work and has close to 100 medical publications. His work is acclaimed all over the world, and he often delivers lectures in speeches in some of the most reputable and important scientific conferences. He also holds various awards and recognitions to his name.

Work Experience

  • Director, Cardiovascular Surgery, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Delhi, Present
  • Director, Cardiovascular and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Max Heart and Vascular Institute, Saket, 2006


  • MBBS, S S Medical College, Madhya Pradesh, 1980
  • MS, Surgery, S SMedical College, Madhya Pradesh, 1984
  • PhD, Cardiovascular Surgery, Bakulev Institute of Cardio-Vascular Surgery, Moscow, 1991


  • Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of India


  • Member and BOD, International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Cardiological Society of India, Life Member
  • Indian College of Cardiology, Founder member

Awards and achievements

  • Rashtriya Ratan Award, 2005
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, 2006 (World Congress on Clinical and Preventive Cardiology)
  • Doctorate of Science, Honoris Causa, Governer of MP and Chancellor of Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya

  • Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Heart Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Heart Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Bentall/David/Aortic Aneurism Repair

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