Dr.M.P.Naresh Kumar

Cardio Thoracic Surgery


Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Areas of Specilaisation:
Transplant (Heart Surgery and Heart Lung Surgery),
Adult (Coronary and valve surgery),Pediatric (Complex Congenital).

M.B.B.S., December 1976, Madras University
MS (General Surgery), April 1981, Madras University
MCh (Cardiothoracic), October 1983, Madras University
FRCS (Edin) RCS, January 1985, Edinburgh
DSc (Honoris Causa) TN MGR MU, 2011

Medical School:
Madras Medical College

Training / Internship:
Government General Hospital Madras, Hospital, Middx, UK

Year of Starting Practice:
Since 1981

Certificates & Licenses:
1978: Medical Council of Madras State, India Reg No. 30119
1984: General Medical Council UK, L R No. 8410173
1984: ECFMG No. 0-385-115-1
1990: FMGEMS English; Part I & II No. 0-385-115-1

No of Years with PHC:

Madras Medical College

Fellowships / Memberships:
  Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons – Edinburgh
   Fellow and Life member – Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons, India. Membership.No. L 20116
   Fellow of the International College of Surgeons
   Fellow of the Indian Institute of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons
  Member, Advisory Council for Centre of Excellence in Healthcare Management
   Great Lakes Institute of Management
Member, Saudi Heart Association – Saudi Arabia.
   Award for outstanding contribution to Cardiac Surgery by the American Biographical Institute.
 Nominated to “The Contemporary Who’s Who” of ABI,USA.

Awards & Recognitions:
Over 25 gold medals and prizes from Madras University and Madras Medical College
Best Outgoing student from Madras University in MBBS
Burmah Shell Scholarship for Medical School Education – 1971 – 1976
B.C. Roy Fellowship for Postgraduates awarded by National Medical Council of India 1981 (for MCh, Cardiothoracic Surgery training)
Outstanding Professional Award in Cardiac Surgery – American Biographical Institute – 2002
Endowment Lecture Prof. A.Srinivasan Memorial Endowment Dr Sir.ALM Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras, Taramani, Chennai, March 12, 2003
IOACON 2003 – National Award of Excellence in Cardio Thoracic Surgery Nominated to “The Contemporary Who’s Who of ABI, USA 2002
Honorary Melwyn Jones Fellow – International Lions Club
IMACON 2007 ‘Indian Medical Association Appreciation Award”
First Vice Chancellor Dr.Lalitha Kameshwaran Memorial Oration 2008” at “The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University,Chennai in July 2008 – “ Tissue is the Issue” Cell regenerative therapy and Heart”
Life Time Achievement Award in the field of Cardio Thoraci Surgery awarded by The Institute ofCardiology and Cardiothoracic surgery, Madras Medical College and Deemed University, Chennai. 2010
Appointed Adjunct Professor in cardiac Surgery, The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University
Life Time Achievement Award in the field of Cardio Thoraci Surgery awarded by The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University Chennai. On 29th September 2011 on the The World Heart Day.
Awarded Doctor of Science ( Honoris Causa) for contributions in the field of Cardiac Surgery
By the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical university at 22nd Convocation of the University on 3rd November 2011.

Work History

1996 to 2012:

   Chairman & Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Harvey Healthcares, Chennai, India.
   Visiting Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
Madurai Meenakshi Mission Hospitals, Madurai, India
   Vinayaka Mission Hospital, Salem, India
AGP Hospitals, Puducherry, India
   2010 Adjunct Professor in Cardiac Surgery, Dr.MGR Medical University of TamilNadu

1990-1996 Cardiac Surgeon, KFSH, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1988-1990 Chief Resident in Cardiac Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
(KFSH), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1987-88 Registrar, Cardiac Surgery
Harefield Hospital, Harefield, Middlesex, U.K.

1986-87 Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Abha General Hospital, Abha, Assir, Saudi Arabia

1984-86 SHO/Registrar, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Harefield Hospital, Harefield, Middlesex, U.K.
1984 SHO, Cardiothoracic Surgery.
University Hospital of Wales,
Cardiff, Wales, U.K.

1983 Tutor in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Madras College
Registrar Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Teaching post. Government
General Hospital.

1981-83 2 years Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Government
General Hospital and Madras Medical College MCh Higher Speciality Trainee

1981 Tutor General Surgery
Teaching post Tanjore Medical College

1979 – 81 General Surgery including Trauma & Casualty MS (General Surgery) Postgraduate Course. This includes a rotation in Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Cardiac & Neurosurgical specialities.


   12 months Senior House Officer
   6 months General Surgery
   6 months Cardiothoracic Surgery

1977-78 12 mos Compulsory Rotating Resident Internee, Government
General & Allied Hospitals, Madras
Medicine, Surgery, Casualty, Obst. & Gyn., Social & Preventive Medicine.