||Director - Cardiovascular Surgery
|| Dr. Yugal K Mishra, Director – Cardiac Surgery at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, is one of the pioneers of minimally invasive cardiac surgery in India.
Since joining Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in 1991, Dr. Mishra has been one of the key surgeons responsible for performing a significant portion of cardiac surgeries done at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. He has operated over 7000 cardiovascular cases so far.
|| Born in 1954, Dr. Mishra completed his MBBS and MS
from S.S Medical College in MP.
He is a Ph.D in cardiovascular surgery from Bakulev
Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery, Moscow, Russia and
Fellow in cardiothoracic surgery at Thoracic Centre of
University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden.
|| In 2006, Dr. Mishra was awarded the Lifetime
Achievement Award by World Congress on Clinical and
Preventive Cardiology. A Life Member of Cardiological
Society of India, Dr. Mishra was honoured with Rashtriya
Ratan Award by International Study Circle in 2005. He is
the Founder Member of Indian College of Cardiology and
also Fellow Member of Association of Thoracic
Cardiovascular Surgeons of India.
Dr. Mishra takes active interest in promoting healthy
heart habits amongst people. He has founded the
Payasuni Heart valve Foundation for prevention and
treatment of rheumatic heart diseases.