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Doctor Profile

Dr. Vivek Jawali

Dr. Vivek Jawali

Chief Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon, Chairman, Dept of Cardio Vascular Sciences & Chairman, Medical Advisory Council, Fortis Hospitals, Karnataka Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road

Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

OPD Schedule - +91 80 4199 4444

  • Mon

    04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

  • Tue

    08:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Wed

    04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

  • Thu

    04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

  • Fri

    08:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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Member of the Medical Council of India (Member Academic Council)

Dr. Vivek Jawali is chief cardiothoracic & vascular surgeon and as a chairman, he heads the Department of Cardio Vascular Sciences at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore.

He is a pioneer in minimally invasive cardiac surgery in India and has performed over 18,000 cardiothoracic & vascular surgeries till date. He performed India’s first beating heart bypass surgery in 1992 and performed India’s first minimally invasive bypass surgery (MIDCAB) in Sept 1994.

Dr. Jawali did India’s first awake cardiac surgery (Surgery without GA or ventilator, done under continuous high thoracic epidural) in June 1999. He also performed world’s 1st awake open heart surgery (on a 74 year patient who underwent triple bypass with aortic valve replacement without G.A. or a ventilator) in April 2002.

He is the 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”. He is also the council member of the Asian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.