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Dr. Vivek Jawali

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery · Ablation therapy

42 Yrs

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Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road

Karnataka, India







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154, 9, Bannerghatta Main Rd, Opposite IIM, Sahyadri Layout, Panduranga Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076, India


Dr. Vivek Jawali is the chief cardiothoracic surgeon at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, has 39 years of experience in minimally invasive cardiac surgery and cardiac ablation. Until today he has performed over 18,000 Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeries. He performed India’s first beating heart bypass surgery in 1992 and performed India’s first Minimally Invasive Bypass Surgery. Dr. Jawali did India’s first Awake Cardiac Surgery in June 1999. He also performed the world’s 1st awake open heart surgery in April 2002. Dr. Jawali completed his MBBS from M R Medical College. He stood first in Karnataka University and won the award for the ‘best all-around outgoing student’ for his participation in various extracurricular activities such as debating, writing, painting, and student leadership. He acquired his MS from JJMMC, Davangere, MCh in CVT Surgery from KEM Hospital and Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai. Dr. Jawali has been the President of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS) in 2008. He is the founder member of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeons (ISMICS) and the only Indian on the editorial board of its journal – Innovations in Cardiac Surgery. He is also the council member of the Asian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. He has been the Vice President of the Indian College of Cardiology. He is on the editorial board of the journal of Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (IACTS), journal of Cardiac Anesthesia, CTSNet (a comprehensive global website of cardiac surgeons around the world). Moreover, Dr. Jawali has several papers, publications, and awards to his credit. He has 11 indexed publications and is the most experienced in the world on ‘awake’ open-heart surgery. He has presented more than 200 scientific papers and conducted demonstrations of new techniques in heart surgery at various hospitals in India and abroad. Dr. Jawali has given lectures in many institutions and universities in the USA and Europe.