About Dr. Vivek Jawali
A pioneering cardiac surgeon and medical innovator, Dr. Vivek Jawali is renowned for his exceptional skills and groundbreaking contributions to the field of minimally invasive bypass surgery, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeries. Dr. Vivek Jawali is a highly accomplished and globally recognized cardiac surgeon, with over three decades of experience and specializing in complex procedures that demand precision and expertise.
Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Vivek Jawali has consistently pushed the boundaries of cardiac surgery, introducing numerous pioneering techniques and advancements that have revolutionized the field.
He played a pivotal role in developing minimally invasive and robotic-assisted cardiac surgeries, reducing patient trauma and enhancing recovery times. His innovative work in beating heart surgeries, which eliminate the need for heart-lung machines, has greatly improved outcomes for patients with complex heart conditions
Dr. Vivek Jawali’s groundbreaking contributions to cardiac surgery have earned him widespread recognition and accolades both nationally and internationally. He has been honored with numerous awards for his outstanding contributions to the medical field. He is a sought-after speaker at prestigious medical conferences, sharing his expertise and knowledge with fellow surgeons and healthcare professionals.
Beyond his remarkable surgical skills, Dr. Jawali is known for his compassionate and patient-centric approach. He believes in providing personalized care to each individual, ensuring they feel supported and informed throughout their medical journey. His ability to communicate effectively and instill confidence in his patients has earned him their trust and gratitude.
Dr. Vivek Jawali’s exceptional surgical expertise, pioneering innovations, and unwavering commitment to patient care have established him as a leading figure in cardiac surgery. His contributions continue to shape the future of cardiovascular medicine, saving lives and improving outcomes for patients worldwide.
Dr. Vivek Jawali is presently the Chairman- Cardiac Sciences and the Executive Council of Fortis Hospitals, Banglore and the National Chairman – Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Council, Fortis Healthcare Ltd , India.
Areas of interest
- Minimally Invasive Bypass Surgery
- Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeries
Education and Training
- MBBS from MRMC Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
- MS (General Surgery) from JJM Medical College Davangere, Karnataka, India
- MCh (Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery) from Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, India
- Dr. Vivek Jawali has with him the experience of over 39 years
Research and Publications
- 29 indexed papers
- 3 chapters in books
- 11 national orations
- Innumerable national & international guest lectures & demonstrations of live surgeries in India and abroad
- Has performed over 30,000 cardiac surgeries and is the first in India to perform off-pump (beating heart) bypass surgery in 1991, minimally invasive bypass surgery in 1995, minimally invasive cardiac valve surgery 1996, and is a world pioneer in awake (non-incubated) cardiac surgery in 1999.
- Awarded the Harvard Medical International’s lifetime achievement award in India, as well as numerous state and national awards.
- Governing Council, JSS Hospital, Mysore (Karnataka,India).
- Governing Council – BLD deemed University and Medical College, Bijapur (Karnataka, India).
- The Managing Committee, Chowdaiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore,India
- Trustee, DAV school, Banglore (India).
- Management Board, The Sports School, Banglore (India) (Integrated School for Sports and Academics).
- Member, Board of Directors: The Sports School, Banglore.
- Exec . Council Member Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of ASIA (ATCSA).
- Former Vice-president of Indian College of Cardiology (ICC) – 2007.
- President of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS) since 2008.
- Founder member of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeons (ISMICS) and is the only Indian on the editorial board of its journal – Innovations in Cardiac Surgery.
- Council Member of the Asian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
- Former Vice President of the Indian College of Cardiology.
- Editorial board of the journal of the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (IACTS), Journal of Cardiac Anaesthesia, CTSNET (a comprehensive global website of cardiac surgeons around the world).
- Founder and the web administrator of the iacts.org (a website of the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons).
- Former member of the Medical Council of India.