Dr. Pavan Kumar
Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
M.S,M.Ch.(Cardiovascular & Thoracic), F.I.A.C.S.


Dr. Kumar has been associated with Lilavati Hospital for 18 years. He has an overall experience of 26 years. Dr. Kumar has done over 10000 cases. He has spent many years in the field of coronary bypass surgery and complex cardiac procedures at Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. He further gained invaluable experience at the Harefield Hospital, Harefield, London, UK in homograft surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery & heart lung transplantation.

Dr. Kumar is one of the first doctors to perform beating heart surgery, since 1996 for CABG and has performed many hundred operations with this technique. He was the first in India to use MECC (Micro Extra Corporeal System).

Awards and Recognition

  • International member of European Association Of Cardiovascular Surgeons.
  • International Fellow of Society of Thoracic Surgeons(STS) of USA

Research Publications

  • Presented & published over 60 papers in International and National conferences & prestigious International & National Journals in Cardiovascular surgery
  • Lectured on cardiac surgery all over country and abroad and conducted numerous workshops.
  • He is founder of Mumbai’s first “Cardiac Help Line”.