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Dr. Vijay Agarwal

Paediatric Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Surgery
Director & HOD

Dr Vijay Agarwal has done his MBBS, MS (Surgery in General) from Calcutta University and M. Ch (CTVS) from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow and FRCS. He has worked as specialist Registrar at UCL, London, Liverpool & Belfast before working as a Consultant in Sathya Sai Hospital Puttaparthi, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai. In the last 5 years, he was a Program Director at Fortis, Mulund.

Dr. Vijay Agarwal is considered best child heart surgeon in Delhi and Gurgaon region. He operates almost 450-500 cases annually of which 30 to 40% are neonates. Apart from routine simple & complex congenial surgery, his area of interest is the Arterial switch Operation and Nikaidoh Procedure (of which he has one of the latest series in India). He has done pioneering work in use of 3 D printing in assisting planning of complex Congenial Surgery.

Amongst other recognition Dr. Vijay Agarwal has been felicitated recently by the CM and Govt. of Kerala during the National Heart Transplant Conference (2016) for his outstanding contribution in Paediatric Heart Transplant.

Owing to his immense experience Dr Vijay Agarwal is amongst the best paediatric cardiac surgeons in India.

Work Experience: 
  • Director & HOD-Paediatric cardiac surgery, FMRI, Gurgaon.
  • Chief paediatric cardiac surgeon and programme director, Fortis hospital Mumbai(2012-2017)
  • The Madras Medical Mission, Chennai (2009-2012)
  • Paediatric Cardiac surgeon(consultant), Paediatric Cardiac surgery,
  • Chief Cardiac Surgeon, CT surgery, Indus Hospitals, Vizag(2009).
  • Consultant, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sathya Sai Insitute Puttaparthy, AP.(2007-2008)
Speciality Interests: 
  • Minimally invasive technique of harvesting saphenous vein using conventional instruments. How to do it. Asian annals of cardiovascular surgery.vol-9,No 3,September 2001. Vijay Agarwal, Nirmal Gupta, S.K Agarwal, A.K Srivastava.
  • Esophagopleural fistula following sponateous rupture of Traction Diverticulum-A rare presentation. Asian annals of Cardiovascular surgery,Vol-11, Dec 2003. Vijay Agarwal, Sushil Singh, Mohd Salman Siddiq, Shekhar Tandon
  • Primary Cardiac Tumour-Surgical experience and follow up, Indian Heart Journal, 2003.55; 632-636. Vijay Agarwal ,S.K Agarwal, Shalini Kapoor, A.K Srivastava
  • Recurrent Coarctation in a Patient With Alagille Syndrome Vijay Agarwal, Ian Ramnarine, Antonio F. Corno, Marco Pozzi. (ICTVS)European Journal Of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dec 2005.
  • Cardiac Diverticulum-report of a case and review of literature. Arjamand Shauq, Vijay Agarwal, Cinzia Crawley, Gordan Gladman, Marco Pozzi. Heart,Lung and Circulation. Aug 2006
  • Giant ascending aortic aneurysm-a Review and a case report. Vijay Agarwal ,Jay Jaykumar, EniOfo, Shyam Kolvekar,Heart Lung Circulation-Oct 2007,Vol 16,Issue 5,Pages-385-388.
  • Factor predicting the progress of Mitral valve disease in surgically operated Ostium primum defects in adults.Vijay Agarwal,Suneil Agarwal and Voleti Chaudary.Journal of Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.2009
  • Window Ductus-Rare entity done under circulatory arrest.Vijay Agarwal,Muslim Mustaev-Annals of paediatric cardiology.2010.
  • Surgical approach to Blalock shunt.Does the approach matter?Heart Lung circulation.July 2010.Arjamand Shauq,Vijay Agarwal et al.
  • Sternal wound infection following open heart surgery:appraisal of incidence,risk factors,changing bacteriologic pattern and treatment outcome. Kelechi E. Okonta & Mohanraj Anbarasu , Vijay Agarwal Valikapathalil M. Kurian & Sethuratnam Rajan .Revised: 25 December 2010 / Accepted: 1 January 2011
  • 11 # Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons 2011.
  • Impact of Wardens Procedure on the sinus Rhythm:Our experience.Vijay Agarwal, et al.Heart lung circulation 2011:1-4.
  • Tuckers approach for TAPVC.Accepted by Indian journal of cardiothoracic surgery. March 2016, Vol 32 ,Issue 1, PP 12-16
  • Use of factor V11 in bleeding in congenital heart surgery-African journal of cardiothoracic surgery.
  • Clinical application of 3D Printing in double outlet right ventricle with remote VSD,Accepted by World journal of paediatric cardiac surgery.
  • MRA based 3D printed heart model-an effective tool in the presurgical planning of double outlet right ventricle.British Journal of Radiology 2016
MBBS, MS (Surgery-in-General), MCh (Cardiothoracic Surgery), FRCS (Surgery-in-General)
Main Speciality: 
Paediatric Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Surgery