Dr. Z. S. Meharwal

Cardiologist

38 Years of Experience

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi - India

  • Dr Z S Meharwal is part of the founding team of Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.  
  • He has worked as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at prestigious King’s College Hospital in London. 
  • He has more than 30 years of experience in cardiac surgery with over 30000 surgeries to his credit, including complex heart operations.
  • He is a pioneer in many new cardiac operations in the country.
  • Dr Meharwal is amongst few cardiac surgeons performing heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices implantation. 
  • He is the Programme Director of DNB Cardiothoracic Surgery at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.  
  • Dr Meharwal has received many awards including President’s award for his contribution in the field of Cardiac Surgery.

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Qualifications

  • MBBS - University of Lucknow, 1982
  • MS - General Surgery - University of Lucknow, 1985
  • MCh - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery - University of Lucknow, 1987

Awards and Recognitions

  • Citation Award by President of India Sri APJ Abdul Kalam - 2002
  • Listed in Marquis who is who in the world - 2005
  • Saharanpur Aditya Samman-by Govt of UP for contribution in Medical Field - 2005
  • Entered into Limca Book of Records for performing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery on 94 year old man who is the oldest patient to undergo CABG - 2008
     

Procedure

11 procedures across 1 departments

Aortic Valve Repair treatments abroad Aortic valve repair is the reconstruction of both form and function of the malfunctioning aortic valve. Most frequently it is applied for the therapy of aortic regurgitation. Aortic valve (AV) repair is now recognized as a good substitute for prosthetic valve replacement in selected patients suffering from aortic inadequacy (AI) or proximal aorta aneurysm. During the procedure, the cardiologist makes an incision on the breastbone to repair or replace the

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Cardiac Assessment treatments abroad  The cardiovascular examination is a portion of the physical examination that involves evaluation of the cardiovascular system. The exact contents of the examination will vary depending on the presenting complaint, but a complete examination will involve the heart (cardiac examination), lungs (pulmonary examination), belly (abdominal examination) and the blood vessels (peripheral vascular examination). The cardiac examination is based on the differ

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Cardiac CT treatments abroad Computed tomography, commonly known as a CT scan, combines multiple X-ray images with the aid of a computer to produce cross-sectional views of the body. Cardiac CT is a heart-imaging test that uses CT technology with or without intravenous contrast to visualize the heart anatomy, coronary circulation, and great vessels (which includes the aorta, pulmonary veins, and arteries). There are several types of CT scans used in the diagnosis of heart disease, includin

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Cardiology Consultation treatments abroad Cardiology, also known as cardiovascular medicine and a subspecialty of internal medicine, is a medical field that focuses primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and disorders that affect the heart. Doctors that specialize in this particular field are known as cardiologists. For patients with heart problems, the initial cardiology consultation and subsequent consultations are essential parts of a medical treatment process. Not

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Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) treatments abroad An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is an examination that detects how your heart is functioning by determining the electrical activity of the heart. With every heartbeat, an electrical impulse travels through your heart. The wave causes the muscle to squeeze and propel blood from the heart. The electrical activity of the heart is then computed, analyzed, and printed out. No electricity is sent into the body. An EKG will help your doctor under

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Heart Biopsy treatments abroad  Heart biopsy, also called myocardial biopsy or cardiac biopsy, is an invasive procedure to detect heart disease. It entails using a bioptome (a small catheter with a grasping device on the end) to obtain a small piece of heart muscle tissue that is sent to a laboratory for analysis Why it’s done?  Your doctor uses a heart biopsy to: Evaluate or confirm the presence of rejection after a heart transplant. Diagnose myocarditis (inflam

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Heart Surgery treatments abroad  The most common type of heart surgery for adults is coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). During CABG, a healthy artery or vein from the body is connected, or grafted, to a blocked coronary (heart) artery. The grafted artery or vein bypasses (that is, goes around) the blocked portion of the coronary artery. This creates a new path for oxygen-rich blood to flow to the heart muscle. CABG can relieve chest pain and may lower your risk of having a heart att

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Heart Valve replacement is a medical procedure to substitute one or more of the heart valves damaged, or affected by a disease. The process is done as an alternative to valve repair. In conditions when valve repair or catheter-based procedures become nonviable, the cardiologist may propose undergoing the valve replacement surgery. During the procedure, your cardio-surgeon detaches the heart valve and restores it with a mechanical one or one made from cow, pig or human heart tissue (biological ti

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Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation treatments abroad  An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is a small battery-powered device placed in your chest to monitor your heart rhythm and detect irregular heartbeats. An ICD can deliver electric shocks via one or more wires connected to your heart to fix an abnormal heart rhythm. Why it's done? You've likely seen TV shows in which hospital workers "shock" an unconscious person out of cardi

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Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB) treatments abroad Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery encompasses making slight incisions on the chest. The surgery involves less blood loss, lower risk of infection and smaller scars. The surgery can be done without stopping the heart. Therefore, patient does not need to be put on a heart-lung machine for this procedure. How much does a Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass procedure cost? The average co

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) treatments abroad Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), which may also be referred to as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), is a surgical procedure performed to replace the aortic valve without performing open surgery. It is performed as an alternative to aortic valve replacement surgery, for patients who are unable to endure open surgery due to age or medical conditions which make the surgery too high risk to perform.

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