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Naresh Trehan

Cardiology, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery,

Medanta Hospital


MBBS, Diplomate - Surgery, Diplomate - Cardiothoracic Surger

About Doctor

The Chairman and Managing Director of Medanta – The Medicity, Dr. Naresh Trehan is a world-renowned cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeon. He has been awarded the highly prestigious Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri by the Government of India. Dr. Trehan has over 48,000 successful open heart surgeries to his credit and is the driving force behind the one-of-its-kind hospital.

Prior to being at Medanta, Dr Naresh Trehan was a Senior Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals New Delhi from 2007 - 2009. Dr. Trehan was the Executive Director and Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon of the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre for 20 years. He graduated from King George's Medical College, Lucknow and completed his internship at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. He subsequently obtained a diplomat from the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the United States at New York University Medical Center. After obtaining his degrees, Dr. Trehan was in private practice at N.Y.U.Medical Center from 1979 to 1988, when he returned to India to set up Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre.


Speciality - Cardiology

Special Interest - Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Dr. B. C. Roy National Award, 2005
  • Life Time Achievement Award, 2002
  • FRACS (Hon), 2002
  • AMA Physician’s Recognition Award, 2001
  • Padma Bhushan, 2001
  • Rotary Ratna Award, 1996
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Unity Award, 1995
  • India International Gold Award, 1995
  • Padma Shri, 1991
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