Doctor's Profile

Dr. Kannan R Nair

Dr. Kannan R Nair

MS, MCh (Adult Cardiac Surgery)

Senior Consultant

Dr. Kannan R Nair is our Senior Adult Cardiothoracic Surgeon, who has trained under the renowned Dr. V V Bashi. He has more than 12 years of experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery and has performed over 8000 surgeries. He is a fellow of the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, a member of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, International Society of Thoracic Surgeons and a life member of the Associations of Surgeons of India.

Areas of Expertise

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting - Beating heart / Total Arterial Grafting
  • Valve repair and Replacement (Conventional & minimally invasive )
  • Cardiac transplantation and assist device implantation
  • Aortic surgeries and Hybrid procedures.
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Vascular surgery


  • Membership of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons(EACTS)
  • International Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  • Fellow of Indian association of Cardiothoracic surgery(FIACS)
  • Life member, Association of Surgeons of India(ASI)


  • Aortic root replacement on patients with previous multiple surgeries for Coarctation of Aorta
  • Giant Pseudo Aneurysm of the Ascending Aorta Compressing the Liver in a patient with previous Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
  • Repair of Left Subclavian Artery and Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery Aneurysms.
  • Redo coronary artery bypass grafting on beating heart-a MIOT experience
  • Three staged hybrid procedure in a patient with aneurysm of ascending arch and descending thoracic and pseudo aneurysm of the abdominal with severe MR & AR
  • Early results of endovascular repair of aortic pathologies: MIOT experience in 60 patients
  • Early and midterm outcomes after mitral valve repair in rheumatic disease
  • Long term outcomes in patients undergoing aortic root replacement with bentall’s technique