Cardiothoracic surgery


At Smita Hospital, our Cardiothoracic Surgery Department has achieved unprecedented milestones in the realm of heart care within Idukki district. Notably, we have successfully performed the first heart bypass surgery and valve surgery, setting the bar high for cardiovascular excellence. The department offers round the clock cardiac theatre facilities whereby emergency cardiac surgery can be carried out and angioplasty complications can be handled immediately.These monumental achievements not only showcase our commitment to pioneering treatments but also signify a beacon of hope and healing for countless individuals seeking advanced cardiac care.


  1. Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG): Our department excels in CABG procedures, offering a lifeline to patients with severe coronary artery disease. Skilled surgeons utilize advanced techniques to reroute blood flow around blocked arteries, restoring proper circulation and enhancing overall heart function.


  1. Valve Surgery: Specializing in a wide range of valve surgeries, including repair and replacement of damaged heart valves. Our expertise ensures that patients receive the best possible care, enabling them to regain their quality of life.


  1. Minimally Invasive Procedures: Embracing the latest advancements, we prioritize minimally invasive approaches whenever suitable, resulting in shorter recovery times and reduced post-operative discomfort.


  1. Comprehensive Cardiac Care: Beyond surgeries, our department provides comprehensive cardiac care, encompassing pre-operative evaluation, post-operative rehabilitation, and ongoing follow-up care. Our holistic approach ensures the long-term well-being of our patients.


At Smita Memorial Hospital, we are dedicated to ushering in a new era of cardiovascular care. Our Cardiothoracic Surgery Department is not just a medical facility; it is a testament to our commitment to excellence, innovation, and the well-being of our community. Trust us for transformative cardiac care, where every heartbeat matters, and every life is given the attention it deserves.

CTVS Intensive Care Unit (CTVSICU)

Welcome to the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Intensive Care Unit (CTVSICU) at Smita Memorial Hospital & Research Centre, where we provide specialized care for patients undergoing cardiothoracic and vascular surgeries. Our CTVSICU is designed to deliver comprehensive and compassionate care to individuals requiring intensive post-operative management for heart and vascular conditions.

Dr. Suresh V Kumar

Cardiothoracic surgery

Dr. Anand Mathew Mammen

Cardiothoracic surgery

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