Dr.V. Nandakumar Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Coimbatore

Dr.V. Nandakumar

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Coimbatore

MBBS, MS, M.ch

  • 1 Hospital


  • Cardic surgeon with over 32 years of experience
  • Worked in Calicut Medical College in the department of Cardiothoracic Surgery from 1975-1987 in various capacities 
  • Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in 1985
  • Played a major role in starting the open heart surgery programme at Calicut Medical College in 1982
  • Worked in St.Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne from January 1990 to June 1993
  • Honorary Scholar in Cardiac Surgery in Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
  • Joined Kovai Medical Center and Hospital in June 1993
  • Examiner for MCh Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Calicut and Thiruvanathapuram Medical Colleges


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Cardiac Surgery


  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repairs
  • Heart 
  • Heart Lung Transplantation
  • Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (Beating Heart Surgery)
  • Mitral Valve Repairs
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Lung resections


  • Graduated from Trivandrum Medical College in 1969
  • MS General Surgery from Government Medical College Mysore,in 1974 
  • MCh Cardiothoracic Surgery from Christian Medical College, Vellore,in 1980 MNAMS in Cardiothoracic Surgery from National Board of Examination in 1980
  • Ethicon travelling fellowship, 1982
  • Reeve H. Betts travelling fellowship, 1985

Practice Information

Metro International Cardiac Centre, Kozhikode

Metro International Cardiac Centre, Kozhikode

Thondayad Bypass Road, Kozhikode, Kerala - 673014

Achievements & Contributions

  • Presented papers at national conferences
  • Published papers in international and national journals
  • Life member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
  • Life member of Indian Association of Cardiologists

Patient Experience

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