Dr. Chiranbabu A

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Chiran Babu completed his medical schooling from JJM Medical College, Davangere and Masters in General Surgery from Mysore Medical College. He did his cardiac surgical training from JIPMER, Pondicherry from 2001 to 2004.He cleared the Diplomat of National Board exam, D.N.B (Cardiothoracic surgery) in 2004.He was awarded the Gold medal in DNB, for the year 2004-05.
Dr. Chiran Babu completed his medical schooling from JJM Medical College, Davangere and Masters in General Surgery from Mysore Medical College. He did his cardiac surgical training from JIPMER, Pondicherry from 2001 to 2004.He cleared the Diplomat of National Board exam, D.N.B(Cardiothoracic surgery)in 2004.He was awarded the Gold medal in DNB, for the year 2004-05.
Soon after passing out ,he joined Narayana Hrudayalaya, where he worked for nine years. During these nine years, he was exposed to a gamut of Cardiac surgeries– OPCAB, Valve repairs and replacements, Surgery of the Aorta and Aortic root, Left ventricular Aneurysm surgery , Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy, Surgery for Congenital heart diseases like ASD,VSD,COARCTATION OF AORTA, PDA, and TETROLOGY OF FALLOT. He also received considerable exposure to Homografts & Autografts.
For a while he worked with the MINNEAPOLIS HEART INSTITUTE, in Minneapolis, Minnesota as a Travelling Research Fellow,  in 2008. He specialized in MITRAL VALVE REPAIRS from the THE HEART INSTITUTE, HO CHI MIN CITY ,VIETNAM , in 2009.
He was a key member of the first successful Artificial Heart Transplantation in Karnataka.
He setup the programme of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery along with other key members, in NARAYANA HRUDAYALAYA in 2008, which incidentally, is  also his key area of interest.
Apart from routine surgeries, Mitral valve repairs, Surgeries for heart failure and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery are his forte. He is also adept in setting up cardiothoracic units.
He is a Life member of the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
He is very passionate about fitness – Running, Cycling, Trekking, and all kinds of outdoor activities interest him. Reading is another favourite pastime of his.
Publications
  • Severe mitral regurgitation due to left atrial aneurysm corrected by endo atrial patch plasty: journal of heart valve disease-2009; 18; 149 -151
  • A right atrial mass detected by intra operative transesophageal echo: Journal of cardiovascularanaesthesia:2011 ;feb23;2134825
  • A simple technique for securing Gore- tex neochordae height and knot slippage in mitral valve repair: Journal of cardiac surgery;2012;September;27[5];554-556
  • Ventricular Geometry in Post-myocardial Infarction Aneurysms :
    • Springer publications 2012; chapter 7-The surgical technique of linear
    • Endoventricular patch plasty:73-84