Dr. Krishna S Iyer is well known pediatric cardiac surgeons in India, currently working as Executive director at Fortis-Escorts Heart Institute.
He has rich expericience of 40 years
He is renowned for his clinical expertise and widespread involvement in cardiac care for children in India and other developing nations.
He has done MBBS, MS & MCh - Cardio-Thoracic Surgery from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delh
Dr Iyer specializes in Cardiac Surgery/ Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgery
Dr Krishan S Iyer has operated more than 10,000 babies, children and adults with congenital heart diseases comprising various procedures like arterial switch procedure, double switch operation TAPVC repairs, Fontan and Fontan type procedures, corrections for tetralogy of Fallot, DORV, Truncus, etc.
He took training in pediatric and infant cardiac surgery from Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Dr. Iyer has over a hundred research publications in both national and international journals.
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Awarded Institute Gold Medal for Best Graduate of the year at the MBBS examination in Dec.1977.
Secured Institute Merit Awards in All India Institute of Medical Sciences between 1973 and 1977 for highest grades in (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
Sardari Lal Kalra Gold Medal for proficiency in Microbiology in May 1976.
Institute Merit Scholarship - Sorel
Catherine Frieman Prize for proficiency in Pediatrics in Dec.1977.
Pfizer Postgraduate Medical award, Gold Medal and Scroll of Honour
Hira Lal Gold Medal for being the best postgraduate in General Surgery
Awarded the Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the world by World Congress
Awarded Dynamic Indian of the Millenium award by the KG Foundation, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu in August,2009