Dr. Kunal Sarkar

Dr. Kunal Sarkar
Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Kolkata

MBBS, MNMS (INDIA), FRCS(Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasg)

  • 1 Hospital
  • Dr. Kunal Sarkar is a Senior Vice Chairman & Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon of Medica Super Specialty Hospitals and leading the cardiac program 


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Cardiovascular Surgery


  • Bypass Surgery

  • Heart Surgery

  • Ventricular Assist Device


  • Off Pump CABG (Without support of Heart-Lung machine), More than 90% cases
  • Bloodless Heart surgery
  • Complex Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Total Arteria Bypass Grafting Surgery - Off pump (LIMA RIMA Y)
  • CABG with Endarterectomy
  • Combined Surgery (CABG + Valve Surgery)
  • Aortic Surgery (Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection)
  • REDO Surgery (2nd time CABG, Valve Replacement Surgery)
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery for Heart Failure
  • Surgery for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • ECMO


  • Graduated from Medical College, Calcutta
  • Trained in Cardiac Surgery in England in Cardiothoracic Centre Liverpool, St Mary’s Hospital London
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Training of Cardiac Surgeon in Off Pump surgery and Complex Coronary Surgery
  • Training of Overseas Fellows

Practice Information

Medica Superspecialty Hospital (MSH), Kolkata

Medica Superspecialty Hospital (MSH), Kolkata

127 Mukundapur, E.M Bypass, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700099

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Established modern Cardiac and Coronary Surgery in Calcutta
  • Pioneered and Refined Beating Heart Surgery, Valve Replacement and Repair, Complex Coronary Grafting and Surgery for Heart Failure
  • Popularized Bloodless Surgery and Blood Conservation Surgery in India
  • One of the largest experiences of coronary bypass in India and the world, with more than 17,000 surgeries with less than 1% complication rate
  • One of the largest International experience - over 17,000 heart surgeries with more than 98% success rate
  • Establishment of one of the largest Cardiac centres in India
  • Gold Medal in surgery and 12 other awards in surgery
  • Member of the European Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Indian Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • International Society for minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • President - Elect of Indian Association Cardiothoracic Surgeons (IACTS)
  • President - Kolkata Sukriti Foundation
  • Founder member of Calcutta Debating Circle