Dr.S.K. Varma Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Coimbatore

Dr.S.K. Varma

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Coimbatore


  • 28 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital
  • 1 Private Practice




Dr. Varma is a specialist in the treatment of diseases / illnesses  of the heart, lungs &  major blood vessels that require surgical intervention. He is a senior consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon based in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. Dr. Varma had his basic medical education, postgraduate general surgical training and superspeciality cardiothoracic surgical training at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. He then went on to obtain the diplomate of the national board (in cardiothoracic surgery) from the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India. He then honed his surgical skills further in various cardiothoracic surgical centres in England and Australia before returning to Coimbatore, Tamilnadu where he has established a busy cardiothoracic surgical practice. His team currently  performs approximately 400-450 major cardiothoracic surgical procedures every year including

  • Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery (Off pump & on pump, BIMA pedicled, LIMA & RIMA Y, LIMA,RIMA LRA total arterial revascularisation)
  • Surgery for Simple Congenital Heart Defects (PDA, ASD, VSD, Coarctation of Aorta)
  • Surgery for Complex Congenital Heart Disease (Tetralogy of Fallot, Tricuspid Atresia, AV Canal defects, TGA, and combined lesions)
  • Surgery for Lung Diseases (Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery, Bronchoscopy, Pneumonectomy, Lobectomy, Segmentectomy, Decortication etc)
  • Surgery for all types of Mediastinal Tumors
  • Surgery for diseases of the great arteries (Aortic Aneurysms, aorto bifemoral bypass, Femero popliteal bypass etc)

He has more than 27 years of post qualification experience in his field apart from the wealth of experience accumulated during training. He has several publications in national and international journals, has been an invited speaker at many meetings, has chaired scientific sessions and actively participated in professional meetings related to the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

  • Languages : English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Vascular Surgery


  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair

  • Aortic Root Surgery

  • Aortic Valve Replacement

  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery


  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart

    • Aneurysm of heart

  • Aortic Aneurysm

  • Aortic Diseases

  • Aortic Dissection

  • Aortic Ectasia


Is a specialist in the treatment of diseases of organs in the chest (thorax), namely the heart, lungs, major blood vessels and the spaces in between them – the mediastinum. These diseases in many cases would need surgical intervention and this is the cardiothoracic surgeons forte. Cardiac surgery (surgery involving the heart) vascular surgery (surgery involving the major blood vessels) and general thoracic surgery (involving the lungs & mediastinum) are subspecialities within the broader realm of cardiothoracic surgery.


MBBS, 1985, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, Vellore

MS (General Surgery), 1990, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, Vellore, India

MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery), 1993, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, Vellore, India

DNB, 1995, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, New Delhi, India

FRCS (Ed.), 2000, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, Edinburgh, UK

Practice Information

The Heart and Lung Clinic, Coimbatore

The Heart and Lung Clinic, Coimbatore

3A, Swagat Charu Buildings, 123 Cowley Brown Road, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641002

Private Practice Information

The Heart and Lung Clinic

The Heart and Lung Clinic

3A Swagat Charu Building, 123 Cowley Brown Road, RS Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641002

  • 8903820439, 7339108847

Achievements & Contributions

  • Fellow - Indian Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons, Fellow - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellow - ECMO society of India

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