Cardiothoracic Surgery

Department Of Cardiothoracic Surgery

With a dream of providing the most advanced and world class quality care to the heart patients, we have established the state of the art Heart surgery department at UAIMS, sangli.

Patients with complex heart problems hailing from southwestern Maharashtra and North Karnataka now don’t have to travel to far off cities in search of better facilities, advanced technology and best experts in the field.

Because we bring all of them together at UAIMS for your service.

We have the best and world renowned experts in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. The department of cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery is headed by Dr.Amolkumar Bhoje, who brings with him the legacy and knowledge of world renowned Apex health institutes from India and abroad. He finished his undergraduate degree from KLE’s JN medical college belagavi. He completed his master’s degree at reputed national institute PGI chandigarh. He obtained his training in cardiothoracic surgery at the premier institute of the country, the AIIMS New Delhi. Immediately after his training He was selected for the post of consultant at AIIMS. He served as a consultant cardiothoracic surgery at AIIMS New Delhi for 3 years. He was actively involved in research projects at AIIMS. He achieved international standards of cardiac surgery practice, FRCS from the Royal College of surgeons, Edinburgh UK. He recently became a European board certified cardiac surgeon by clearing the FEBCTS exam.

He is an expert in the field of cardiothoracic surgery who is capable of handling the most complex heart problems. A wide range of surgeries are being performed by his team. He performs the following surgeries with highest success rates.

  • Bypass surgery for blockages in the heart
  • Valve replacement surgeries
  • Valve repairs
  • Complex heart surgeries for children
  • Aortic surgeries for aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection
  • Minimally invasive keyhole heart surgeries
  • Carotid artery surgery
  • Peripheral vascular surgery
  • ECMO for weak heart and lungs
  • Heart and lung transplantation
  • Lung surgeries

Following are the exclusive treatments done only at UAIMS in this region of Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery or keyhole surgery. Which benefits the patients in terms of minimal pain, less infection, smaller cut and early recovery.
We have the highest expertise in the field of aortic surgeries, for aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections. We special neuromonitoring system which is required for doing complex aortic surgeries. We have state of art facilities for children with heart disease. We have a full fledged department of pediatric cardiology and pediatric cardiac surgery with all kinds of treatments available.

As far as technology is concerned, we have relied upon the best healthcare technology for providing safety and accuracy of treatment to our patients. We have chosen the most advanced German and Japanese technology for our machines and equipment. With a full range of technology available, we are capable of providing best care for complex heart problems at UAIMS sangli. To mention a few of them, we have 12 modular operation theatres with a central sterile corridor to decrease the chances of infection. The complete modular operation theatre is set up with most advanced drager system. We have the latest heart lung machine from Japanese manufacturers which ensures safety during heart surgery. We have an Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO) machine to give support to the heart when it’s very weak. ECMO also supports weak lungs in patients with COVID or swine flu. We have started the practice of intra operative TEE, which ensures continuous echocardiography monitoring during and after the surgery and which guides the surgeon to do flawless surgery. With a hybrid operating room facility, we are capable of handling the most complex heart operations at UAIMS.

We have thoughtfully designed the cardiac department. Considering the stress associated with heart problems we have taken utmost care to build the department in a soothing manner. We have adopted a holistic and natural approach by combining the most advanced modern allopathy with yoga, meditation and naturopathy. We have set up a divine yoga and meditation hall for patients as well as for relatives. With beautiful landscapes around, we have a garden for patients. The architecture will help to ease out the monotonous and stressful post operative recovery phase. Our well trained heart care team is committed to ensure that you will have memorable days during your treatment at UAIMS.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Consultants

Dr. Amol Bhoje
Dr. Ameya Karanjkar
MBBS,MD, DM (Cardiac Anaesthesia)

Flexible appointments and urgent care.

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