Dr. Anto Sahayaraj R
Fortis Malar Hospital, Adyar
Cardiac Surgery/ Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgery
Dr Anto Sahayaraj R is a senior cardio thoracic surgeon at Fortis Malar hospital, Chennai. He specializes in pediatric cardiac surgery, including neonatal cardiac surgeries, conduit surgery, unifocalisation of MAPCAs and redo surgeries. He has considerable expertise in complex heart valve surgery including aortic root enlargement, redo heart valve surgery and surgery for infective endocarditis. He has one of the largest experiences in homograft aortic valve replacement in India.
He was involved in the first pediatric transplantation in India in 2008 and has been since, actively involved in heart transplantation and ECMO both in India and abroad.He has peer reviewed publications in International journals and has made presentations in national and international conferences.Aside from cardiac surgery, he is interested in developing low-cost medical devices and in animal reasearch.
1. MBBS from Chengalpattu Medical College 2. MS (Gen Surgery) from Govt. Stanley Medical College 3. MCh (CardioThoracic Surgery) from Madras Medical COllege 4. Fellow in Paediatric and Congential Cardiac Surgery - Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Korea Save the Child award - 2008, Asia Pacific Cardiac Society meeting, Jeju, South Korea