Advisory Panel

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Dr. V. Mohan Reddy

Chief of the UCSF Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and co-director of the UCSF Pediatric Heart Center

Dr. V. Mohan Reddy specializes in surgical repair of complex heart defects in newborns, children and adults, with a particular focus on newborns. He has performed pioneering heart surgeries on premature and extremely low birth weight newborns previously believed to be inoperable. Read More...

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Dr. P Venugopal

Awarded Padma Bhushan by Government of India in 1998

Dr. P Venugopal, In 1970-71, subsequent to first post graduate degree in Master of Surgery (MS) which was followed by MCh in cardiovascular thoracic surgery from AIIMS, New Delhi, joined the Faculty of AIIMS. the major part of his career was spent at AIIMS where he rose progressively, serving as the professor, the Head of the Department and then the Dean, before reaching the post of the Director, the highest academic position on offer at AIIMS, on 1 July 2003. Read More...

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Dr. Lilian Su

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Cardiology. Stanford University School of Medicine

Lillian Su MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology and the Medical Director of the Simulation Program for the Heart Center at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University. Read More...

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Dr. Ashok Muralidaran

Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ashok Muralidaran is Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgeon at Oregon Health  Science Universty. He earned his medical degree from Madras Medical College in Chennai, India. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read More...

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Dr. Venkat Shankar, MD, MBA

Medical Director, Cardiac ICU, Associate Chief, Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Venkat Shankar is the Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He did his medical school at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi, India. Following medical school, he completed a 3 year pediatric residency at AIIMS and then worked as a senior resident/ Registrar in pediatrics for 3 years before moving to US. Read More...

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R. Krishna Kumar MD, DM, FAHA

Clinical professor and head of the department of pediatric cardiology at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center

Dr. Krishna Kumar is presently a clinical professor and head of the department of pediatric cardiology at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Amrita University, Cochin. He first trained in adult cardiology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (1989-90) and then did his fellowship in pediatric Cardiology from Children’s Hospital Boston, USA (1994-1996).  Read More...


Dr. Rajesh Sharma

Director - Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Jaypee Hospital Noida, UP, India.

Dr. Rajesh Sharma is the DIRECTOR & HEAD - PEDIATRIC CARDIAC SURGERY; M.S. General Surgery & M.Ch. Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery from All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Her received special Training in the Thoracic Ventricular Assist Device at Berkeley, USA; Interests: Surgery for Transposition of the Great Arteries; Double Switch Operation for Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the great arteries; The Fontan Circulation, Neonatal Cardiac Surgery.