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."

Paediatric and adult Congenital heart services

BIHC is one of the selected centres in the country to offer comprehensive cardiac care for congenital heart disease from conception to adulthood and for all paediatric heart problems. The paediatric cardiac team comprises of very experienced Paediatric cardiologist and paediatric cardiac surgeon, along with equally skilled paediatric cardiac anaesthesiologist and intensivist. Supported by a very dedicated team of nurses, technician’s, physiotherapists and perfusionists, the team endeavours to bring world class care to the children from all over India and abroad. As children with congenital heart disease grow into adulthood and later years, they find that their care becomes a problem. Our unit offers appropriate, advanced care for adult congenital heart patients of any age, whether they have unoperated or operated disease. The unit is backed by excellent paediatric and neonatology teams, with well-equipped ICUs. The Foetal sonography and obstetric teams are tuned to interacting with paediatric cardiac team for efficient antenatal and perinatal management of babies with congenital heart disease. Thus, a holistic multidisciplinary care is ensured to all children.


Inpatient Services 

  • Medical management of congenital heart diseases including care in PICU/NICU
  • Perioperative management for congenital heart surgery
  • Trans-oesophageal echocardiography
Paediatric interventional catheter procedures
  • Device closure of defects (ASD,VSD,PDA)
  • Balloon Valvotomy for pulmonary/aortic stenosis
  • Balloon atrial septostomy
  • Balloon dilatation/stenting for coarctation of aorta
  • Pulmonary artery stenting
  • Catheter closure of abnormal vascular channels

Out Patient Department Timings

Outpatient Consultation and echocardiography


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

After OPD Timings,  Full Time Cardiac Consultants are available on all days


NO OPD - 24X7 Cardiac Team Available

Telephone Extension

+91-469-2703100   /   101   Extension:  *123
Direct line      9495998430

Our Doctors

Dr. John Valliattu
Dr. John Valliattu MS, FRCS (Head of Cardiac Surgery) View Profile
Dr. R. Suresh Kumar
Dr. R. Suresh Kumar MD, DM, FSCAI 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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