Dr. Krishna Iyer is one of India\'s front ranking paediatric cardiac surgeons, recognised for his clinical expertise and wide-ranging involvement with cardiac care for children in India and other developing nations, Dr. Iyer initiated the first dedicated paediatric cardiac care program in Northern India , a pioneering initiative, at Escorts Heart Institute Research Centre (now Fortis‐Escorts Heart Institute) in 1995. Under his guidance, this pediatric cardiac program has become the benchmark for cardiac care for children in India and its South East Asian neighbors.
Education & Training
M.B.B.S. All India Institute of Medical Sciences , 1978
M.S. (Gen. Surgery) All India Institute of Medical Sciences , 1981
M.Ch. (CTVS) All India Institute of Medical Sciences , 1984
Fellowship (Neonatal cardiac surgery) Royal Children\'s Hospital, Melbourne ,1989.
Complex neonatal surgery
Research and Publications
Fellow and Life member of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons
Council member, Asian Society of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Founder President, Asia Pacific Paediatric Cardiac Society (2005‐2006)
President of Paediatric Cardiac Society of India (2005‐2007)
Vice President of Paediatric Cardiac Society of India (2003‐2005)
Founder member of Paediatric Cardiac Society of India
Member, Speciality Board of National Board of Examinations capture
Member, Editorial Board Annals of Paediatric Cardiology
Governing Council member of the World Society of Congenital Heart Surgery
International member, American Association of Thoracic Surgery
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