About - Dr. Vijay Natarajan

Dr.Vijay Natarajan

Dr.Vijay Natarajan

Best Cardiac Surgeon & Heart Surgeon in Pune

  • Combining 25 years of education, research, and training with hands-on Cardiac Surgery experience.
  • Fully Registered with the Indian Medical Council & Maharashtra Medical Council.

Best Cardiac Surgeon in Pune – Dynamic, patient-focused and experienced ‘Cardiac Surgeon‘ with a history of serving patients with low-cost surgeries with international standards; foster teaching and continued medical education.

Easy going by nature and ability to get along with other healthcare professionals and other specialists surgeons. Experience of working hours and also providing out of hours services.

Displays dedication and determination in all endeavors with diligent attention to detail for optimal end results. Proven crisis and risk-management skills with an advanced ability to quickly evaluate and react to intense situations.

Heart Surgeon in Pune

Highlights & Accomplishments

  • Introduced fast-track surgery program in Pune with internationally acceptable results.
  • Pioneered bloodless cardiac surgery with minimum usage of blood products.
  • Promotes low-cost cardiac surgery center in Pune.
  • Established cardiac surgery and cardiothoracic surgery programs in hospitals in Pune including entire setup and equipment arrangement.


Current Professional Assignments

Poona Hospital & Research Center, Pune, India, Jan 2007 to Present Head- Cardiothoracic Surgery

Consultant- Cardiothoracic Surgery in…

  • Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune, India
  • NM Wadia Institute of Cardiology, Jehangir Hospital Campus, Pune, India
  • Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, Pune, India
  • Jehangir Hospital, Pune, India
  • Inamdar Multispecialty Hospital, Pune, India

Scope of Work:

  • Conduct Cardiac Surgeries and provide surgical back up for cardiology interventions as per international standards.
  • Oversee general administration, assess results and financial packages and suggest measures and methods for improvement of facilities and technological advancement.
  • Educate medical and nursing staff as well as organize CME programs for education.

Previous Assignments

Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA,2001 Resident- Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Boston Medical Center, Boston, USA, Aug 1998-Dec 2001Resident/ Fellow- Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Feb 1996-Aug 1998 Fellow/ Senior Registrar- Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit
Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, India,1993-1995Senior Registrar
BJ Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune, India,1990-1991 Lecturer- General Surgery (MPSC Selected)
Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune, India,1986-1989 Resident- General Surgery


Publications (Author/ Co-author)

  • Off-pump versus on-pump Re-operative CABG via a left thoracotomy for circumflex coronary artery revascularization (2004)
  • Clinical outcomes of on-pump coronary bypass using heparin-bonded circuits and reduced anti-coagulation compare favorably with off-pump approach (2002)
  • A clinical profile of 100 cases of adolescents and adults with Tetralogy of Fallot (1994)
  • Postgraduate Dissertation for M Ch: Results of surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot in adolescents and adults (1993)
  • Case Report: Congenital Intra-pericardial Aneurysm of the left Atrial Appendage (1992)
  • Giant Cystic Meconium Peritonitis (1991)
  • Postgraduate Dissertation for MS: Mechanical & Hepatorenal changes before and after Sapheno-peritoneal Shunt for Cirrhotic Ascites (1989)



MD- Cardiothoracic Surgery from Boston Medical Center & University (2001)
DNB- Cardiothoracic Surgery from Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai (1993)
M Ch- Cardiothoracic Surgery from Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai (1993)
MS- General Surgery from BJ Medical College, Pune (1989)
MBBS from BJ Medical College, Pune (1985)


Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons of India (1993)
  • Cardiological Society of India (1993)
  • GS Medical College Alumni Association (1993)
  • Research Society of BJ Medical College, Pune (1993)
  • Association of Surgeons of India (1988)


Personal Information

Date of Birth: 19th August 1963

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Marathi & Tamil

References available upon request

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