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Nandkishore Kapadia

Cardiology, Total Arterial Coronary Bypass Surgery, Artificial Heart Implantation, Heart Transplantation, Lung Transplantation,

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital


MBBS, MS(Surgery), MCh(Cardiothoracic Surgery), FIACTS, FSTS

About Doctor

Dr Nandkishore Kapadia has over 28 yrs of experience in Cardiac surgery with over 12000 CABG and 6000+ other open heart procedures, 500+ minimally access cardiac procedures and 200+ Heart and Lung Transplants, 160+ ECMO and VAD implantation.

He brought first LVAD (Heart mate II ) to India , patient is long term survivor. Dr. Kapadia has done his Post MCh training from Paris & USA, and is Diplomat in French Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Special Fellowship - Adult and Paediatric Heart Transplant at Regional Medical College Hospital (CHU) Caen France, Salpitrier, Marry Le langue Hospital Paris and Allegheny University affiliated St. Christopher's Hospital, Allegheny University, Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, USA.

His past associations have been with University Hospital, Caen France as Director of Heart Transplant Programme, Head of unit At BM Birla heart research centre, Kolkata, Director with Indo-American Heart Centre, Indore and Kolkata. Full time surgeon with Dr. L.H. Hirandani Hospital, Powai, Head of the department with Fortis, Chennai, and Senior Consultant and Head Department cardiac surgery both Adult and Paediatric Unit at Global Healthcity and Hospital Chennai from where he came and joined as Director of Heart and lung Transplant Programme & Head Adult Cardiac Surgery.

KDAH Experience:

After he joined as Director of Adult Cardiac Surgery and Heart and Lung Transplant Programme at KDAH. He initiated Management of Advanced Heart Failure through development of Heart failure Clinic, ECMO as advance life support, Heart Transplant , Advance management of Respiratory Failure with RECMO , Key Hole Beating Heart CABG, Key Hole Valve Repair , Key hole closure of Heart defects.

He was first in India to do intramyocardial Stem cell therapy in year 2007 and has initiated same at KDAH. Hybrid Endovascular Procedures are life saving for certain types of Dissecting Aneurysm of Aorta, he has done some of the most difficult and challenging hybrid Endovascular Procedures for same with international standard success rate.


Speciality - Cardiology

Special Interest - Total Arterial Coronary Bypass Surgery, Artificial Heart Implantation, Heart Transplantation, Lung Transplantation


  • Best Surgeon Award by Mayor of Paris France  1992
  • Best Cardiac Surgeon Award by Mayor of Philadelphia USA  1996
  • Best Adult Cardiac Surgeon Award by National Institute of Education and Research Delhi 2016
  • Star Doctor Award by Mumbai Club Mumbai   2019
  • Creative Doctor Award
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