Dr. Girinath M R

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

45 Years of Experience

Apollo Hospital, Chennai - India


  • Dr. Girinath M R is well known Cardiologist & Cardio-thoracic Surgery, currently associated with Apollo hospital, Chennai as consultant.
  • He has great experience of more than 45 years and is first surgeon to repair a complex congenital heart defect in a child below one year.  Also the First to apply heart, lung machine-supported Coronary Angioplasty in India.
  • He did MBBS, M.S.(General Surgery), M.Ch.(CTS)
  • Trained over 20 surgeons who, together, perform 20% of the cardiac surgeries done in the country today.    
  • Recipient of many national awards including the Padma Bhushan in 1998.    
  • Presented over 275 papers at national and international conferences and made around 20 orations including the Subroto Memorial Oration and the Sadasivan Oration.    
  • Dr. Girinath participated in the first multi-organ transplant in India (Heart, Liver, Kidney and Cornea)
  • He is member of various prestigious groups- FRACS, Melbourne. Fellow of the Indian Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

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  • MBBS
  • M.S.(General Surgery) 
  • M.Ch.(CTS)


  • Dr. Girinath M R has been awarded with prestigious Padma Bhushan in 1998
  • Dr. B C Roy National Award - 1997
  • LIFE TIME Achievement Award Indian Association Cardiovasular Thoracic Surgeons


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