About Dr. Parag Sheth
Internationally acclaimed heart surgeon who is presently department co-ordinator and senior consultant cardiovascular & thoracic surgeon at Apollo hospitals International ltd, Ahmedabad.
Dr. Parag Sheth finished his basic training (MBBS & M.S.) at NHL Medical College & V.S. Hospital, Ahmedabad. Afterwords he relocated at Chennai, finished his Diplomate Of National Board of Cardio Thoracic & Vascular surgery (DNB-CVTS) & became full time consultant at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. He worked there for more than 6 years with Dr. M.R. Girinath. There after he went to Sydney, Australia where he worked as a staff cardiac surgeon at the world famous Liverpool Hospital, Sydney. He has worked with stalwarts in cardiac surgery like prof. Bruce French prof. Cliff Hugh, Dr. Hugh Wolfendon, Dr. Paul Bannon, Dr.M.R.Girinath etc.
Dr. Parag Sheth performed the 1st open heart operation of Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad on 28th of may, 2003. This is his 12th year in Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad and 18th year in Apollo group of Hospitals.
Dr. Parag Sheth has the experience of more than 14,500 coronary bypass & open heart operations. He specializes in coronary bypass surgery including, beating heart bypass, total arterial bypass (LIMA-RIMA & LIMA-Radial Y &T grafts) , heart failure surgery incl SVR and Ischemic mitral valve repair, Hybrid & minimally invasive heart surgeries, valve repair and replacements, major aortic surgeries for aortic aneurysms and dissections , arrythmia surgery, surgery for congenital heart diseases, Peripheral vascular bypasses -- aortofemoral, femoropopliteal etc, Carotid endarterectomy, Varicose vein surgery, A-V fistula, Thymectomy, mediastinal tumor excision, Lung resection , decortication etc. He is also involved in several heart transplant operations.
He has been treating patients from india and overseas incl. UK, Spain, Fiji, USA, Australia, New-Zeland, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iraq, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Congo, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Pakistan, Afghanistan etc.
Dr. Parag Sheth has a brilliant academic career and has a number of state level, national and international clinical research and presentations. Dr. parag sheth has received several landmark awards in his career incl.
- "IMA Medical Education and research award for young scientist".
- "Gimacon best paper award".
- "Best Doctor" award of Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
- "National Merit Scholarship" etc.
75 minutes of open (internal) cardiac massage to revive a patient with an arrested heart........ is likely to qualify for the guinness & limca book of world records.
Being Human !
Dr. Parag sheth is actively involved in several community services incl. blood donation camps, healthy heart awareness programmes etc. He is a renowned trainer for prvention of life style diseases.
- He is on the advisory board of YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) Club.
- He is the chairman of consultants' forum at Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad.
- He is the director of Classy Heart Care Group.