Dr. Prateek Bhatnagar did the world’s first successful coronary bypass surgery in a rotated heart (mesocardia) on 17th September 2016. Did India’s first re-redo (3rd time) coronary bypass surgery using beating heart total arterial revascularization in 2005.
Did Hyderabad’s first Multivessel Awake bypass surgery (without using a ventilator) in 2005. Dr. Bhatnagar is one of the world’s leading experts in beating heart coronary bypass surgery, “Y” grafting surgery, BIMA (Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery) coronary bypass surgery and total arterial revascularization in bypass surgery. He established these techniques in Hyderabad and demonstrated their safe, secure and advantageous use over the last 18 years. He has been associated with more than 12000 heart surgeries till date.
Dr. Bhatnagar is doing almost 100% coronary bypass surgeries on the beating heart (one of the top figures in India and abroad). Surgical success 99.2%, one of the best internationally. He regularly organizes Live Symposia and Conferences on BIMA surgery - the best technique of coronary bypass surgery. He also pioneered the technique of Awake bypass surgery in Hyderabad, by which a patient can undergo CABG without being put on a ventilator. He has been a faculty in national & international conferences and has delivered lectures. He has more than 20-years experience in heading cardiac surgery department in leading corporate hospitals. Dr. Bhatnagar is an expert in handling complex bypass surgeries, high-risk surgeries, redo and re-redo coronary bypass surgeries. He has a patient base in almost all parts of India and regularly operates international patients too. He was appointed by Maharashtra Government as a Visiting Specialist Cardiac Surgeon in 2003.