Dr. Tapas Raychaudhury

Dr. Tapas Raychaudhury
Cardiac Surgeon, Kolkata

MBBS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS (Edin)

  • He is the first surgeon to perform the first 75 consecutive multi-vessel Bypass surgery in Kolkata between 1984 and ’86
  • He then built B.M. Birla Heart Hospital as its first Project Director
  • In February 1996 he performed the first Beating Heart Bypass surgery in Eastern India and in the same year he performed the first ‘Mini-Bypass Surgery’ of Kolkata through a small 4 inch cut in the left side of the chest
  • From 2002 onwards, this pioneer bypass surgeon, along with his team members performed over 11,000 Bypass surgeries for low and middle income group at an affordable mean cost of only Rs 65,000 with99% success
  • He worked in a high profile Cardio-thoracic center in Manchester before returning to Kolkata
  • He joined as The Project Director of B.M. Birla Heart Center and built the hospital the way you see it to-day
  • He was then invited to join “Royal Adelaide Hospital’, in Australia, as the Chief Resident and worked there for two years before returning to Kolkata permanently
  • By this time he has already performed 5000 open heart surgeries
  • Till date his total number of heart surgeries has gone past 15,000 operations


  • Cardiac Surgery

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Cardiovascular Surgery



  • Post graduate training in United Kingdom after completing 2 years house job in surgery in Kolkata
  • Fellowship (FRCS) from both London and Edinburgh

Practice Information

Fortis Hospitals, Kolkata

Fortis Hospitals, Kolkata

#730, EM Bypass Road, Anandapur, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700107


03:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • He then joined Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, as a post-fellowship registrar in Cardiac surgery and published four mile stone scholarly articles on cardiac surgery in some of the most prestigious scientific journals