Dr. Vijay Dikshit

Dr. Vijay Dikshit
Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Hyderabad


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Dr. Vijay Dikshit is one of the well known cardiologists in India who has performed the rare feat of doing more than 10,000 open heart surgeries at Apollo hospitals, and has, till date, performed more than 16,000 heart surgeries.
Dr. Dikshit graduated from King George's Medical College, Lucknow, in 1973 with a Certificate of Honors in Social and Preventive Medicine, and also went on to do his masters in surgery from the same institute.
Dr. Vijay Dikshit completed his super specialty in cardio-thoracic surgery and joined Apollo Hospital Chennai as a cardio-thoracic surgeon. He later shifted to Apollo Hospital, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, where he established a modern high-tech cardio-thoracic facility.

Dr. Vijay Dikshit, who is currently working as Chief Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, has a number of unique distinctions and firsts to his credit, some of which are:

  • Performed the first Robotic Mitral valve replacement surgery in Apollo Hospital Hyderabad.
  • He has performed the highest number of Mitral Valve Replacements with complete chordal Preservation and artificial chordal reconstruction.
  • He has performed for the first time in South India, surgery pertaining to Thoracoscopic Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus, on a six year old male child in 1996.
  • He has performed 362 Consecutive Coronary Bypass Surgeries without any mortality or serious complication during the period from 1991-1993, which was considered a record at that time.


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Cardiac Surgery


  • Coronary Artery Bypass(CABG)surgeries


MBBS, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow

MS, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow

M.Ch, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow

Practice Information

Apollo Healthcity, Jubilee Hills

Apollo Healthcity, Jubilee Hills

Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500033


09:30 AM - 05:30 PM

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Received FIE National Award in 1994 from Dr.Manmohan Singh (Present Prime Minister) for excellence in Medical Sciences.
  • Rama Krishna Mission honored for dedicated service to humanity.
  • Felicitated by the Medtronics Inc. USA for achieving 5000 Open Heart Surgeries in the year 2000.
  • Felicitated by the Chairman, Apollo Group Padma Bhushan Dr. Pratap C. Reddy for excellent services and for completing 10,000 Open Heart Surgeries in Nov.2006 at Apollo Group.