Dr. Manoj Durairaj
MS General surgery, M.Ch. in Cardiac Surgery
Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon/ Heart Transplant Surgeon
Cardio Thoracic Surgery
Dr.Manoj Durairaj is a well-known heart surgeon in Pune. He is known for his amazing heart transplant skills. At present, he is working as the Chief Heart Transplant Surgeon and Head of the Department of Heart and Lung Transplantation at Sahyadri Hospitals. He is also known as the best Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon/ Heart Transplant Surgeon in Pune.
Dr. Manoj Durairaj, an ex Vincentian, has done MS General surgery from AFMC(Gold Medal) and M.Ch. in Cardiac Surgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He completed his Fellowship in Bypass Surgery under Professor Brian Buxton, the University of Melbourne in the year 2005 and returned to Pune. Dr Durairaj is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
At present, he is the Director of Cardiac Surgery at the Marian Cardiac Centre located at East Street Pune Camp. He is a specialized Heart Transplant Surgeon & has started the Department of Heart and Lung Transplant at Sahyadri Hospitals, Pune. Dr Manoj does an incredible job in his work. He was the one to perform the first Heart Transplant in Pune along with his team. The team has performed 14 heart transplants so far in one year.
Talking about his achievements, Dr Manoj is the first Indian surgeon to have performed pediatric cardiac surgery in Nigeria (as a part of a National award-winning initiative). He also led a team to Sanaa, Yemen, and performed the first off-pump coronary surgery in Al Thawra hospital, Yemen.
Dr. Durairaj has 9 publications in international journals which include being a co-author of a book chapter in an international textbook of Cardiac Surgery. Dr Durairaj runs a charitable trust which has helped hundreds of children undergo free open-heart surgery including heart transplant surgery.
- Deccan Gymkhana – Pune
- Kasba Peth – Pune