God's Grace at Thiruvalla

"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God."

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

The department is equipped with two state of the art operating rooms, 14 bedded ICU and dedicated step down ICU facilities and a separate 3 bedded transplant ICU. Comprehensive care  is provided for the entire range of  heart diseases in adults and children along with thoracic and vascular problems and trauma.

This state-of-the-art in facility is fully equipped with the most advanced equipments available in the country . The unit has the service of expert intensive care personnel (Adult & Paediatric) round the clock.

Cardiothoracic surgeons at BIHC are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. In addition to the core team of cardiologists (adult and paediatric), anaesthesiologists and intensivists (adult and paediatric) there are Nephrologists, Neurologists, Radiologists, Oncologists, Paediatricians, Physical therapists and doctors in many other specialties as well as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians and social workers.

It is well supported by round the clock Laboratory, Blood Bank, ICU, Radiology and Emergency services to ensure that the  patients receive the  highest level of care in a timely manner.  In line with its commitment to provide quality cardiac care, all staff in the hospital are Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified. Besides the code of ethics, we adhere to strict protocols to ensure optimal, evidence-based management of all cardiac conditions.

The department is all geared up with infrastructure for comprehensive management of cardiac failure. The department is actively performing  Minimally Invasive  Cardiac Surgery with  future plans for Robotics and Hybrid Operation Theatres ,  befitting an international destination for cardiac care.



  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Conventional and Minimal invasive valve repair
  • Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Surgeries (Aneurysms/ Dissection) including Hybrid Procedure
  • Heart Failure Surgeries
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Ventricualr assist device implation and care
  • All major Thoracic Surgeries including VATS


  • All Cardiac/ Thoracic/ Vascular Emergencies.


All complex congenital heart conditions are managed here.

  • Arterial switch operation
  • Truncus Arteriosus Repair
  • Tetralogy of Fallot repair
  • Fontan procedure
  • Complex aortic arch repairs

Out Patient Department Timings


08:00 am to 4:30 pm

Files can be taken out at the reception from 06:00 am to 12:30 pm

Advance booking can be done on all days.


08:00 am to 01:00 pm

Walk in from 06:00 am onwards

Monday to Saturday

Monday to Saturday Consultants will be on rounds attending to inpatients from 08:00 am till 10: 00 am


NO OPD - 24X7 Cardiac Surgical Team Availability

Telephone Extension

Extension +91-469-2703100   /   101  *1239

Direct line (24 x 7): 9495998431

Dedicated medical counsellor: 9985183484

Our Doctors

Dr. John Valliattu
Dr. John Valliattu MS, FRCS (Head of Cardiac Surgery) View Profile
Dr. Kannan R Nair
Dr. Kannan R Nair MS, MCH (Adult Cardiac Surgery) View Profile
Dr. Sajith Sulaiman
Dr. Sajith Sulaiman MD, DM View Profile
Dr. Benson Abraham
Dr. Benson Abraham MD, PDCC (Cardiac Anaesthesiology) View Profile

Awards & Accreditation

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