Dr. Vijay Kohli – cardiovascular surgeon

Dr Kohli is an outstanding cardiovascular surgeon, with wide and varied clinical experience and expertise in different aspects of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. During his long career he has worked with renowned cardiac experts.

Dr Kohli has worked in the field of heart failure with Professor Randas Batista in Brazil and Professor Hertzer at Berlin Heart Institute, Germany. He has worked with Professor George Wieselthaler at Vienna General Hospital, Austria on implantation of various VADs (Ventricular Assist Devices) and heart transplantation and management of heart failure patients. He has also had the opportunity to work with Professor Vincent Dor on the outcome of Dor’s procedure for ventricular aneurysm repairs and with Prof Antonio Calafiore Chieti, Italy on the principal of septal exclusion technique and repair of mitral valve in remodeling of the ventricular anatomy.

Dr Kohli was the first surgeon to perform coronary artery bypass in Jammu Medical College in 2001. He is also the first surgeon to have performed coronary artery bypass on a beating heart in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2002. He has till date conducted over 10,000 cardiac surgeries and has over 150 scientific publications at national & international level to his credit. He also provides free OPDs in Jammu for poor & the underprivileged. Dr Kohli has received many awards for his distinguished services and has held various prestigious positions at national & international level.

Medical Qualification

MBBSGovernment Medical College and Associated Hospital, Jammu, J&K, India


MSGovernment Medical College and Associated hospital, Jammu, J&K, India


MchPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India


FellowshipSt. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital Medical Centre, New York, USA.Division of Cardiac Surgery Cardiovascular Science


FIACSFellow of the Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons


Department Institute

Heart Institute- Division of Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery


  • Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Beating Heart Surgery
  • Management of Heart Failure
  • Right Heart Support System
  • Complicated Cardiac Ventricular Aneurysms
  • Reducation Ventriculoplasty
  • Ventricular Remodeling Procedures
  • Mitral Valve Repair and Valve Surgery
  • Management of Aortic Aneurysms
  • Cardiomyoplasty for Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Ventricular Assist Devices – Implantation and Management
  • Cardiac Transplantation

For Appointments

Name : Ms. Jyoti BansalMobile No : +91-9211543319Email : jyoti.bansal@medanta.org

Contact Information

Doctor’s Phone : +91-9810764764
Email Address : vijay.kohli@medanta.org


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