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Dr. Murtaza Ahmed Chishti


Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon


39+ Years of Experience



About Doctor

At Artemis Hospital, Dr. Murtaza serves as director of adult cardiac surgery and heart-lung transplant. He graduated from the University of Kashmir with his MBBS in 1981, and the university also gave him an MS in General Surgery in 1987. He graduated from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology in Trivandrum with an M.Ch. in Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery in 1990. Dr. Murtaza has more than 39 years of expertise and has worked at several reputable hospitals, including the Kota Heart Institute, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, and Sigma Heart Institute. He is regarded as one of India's top cardiac surgeons and is highly sought after.

Dr. Murtaza has done over 6000 difficult cardiac procedures and is a specialist in adult cardiac surgery. From St. Mary's Hospital in the United States, Royal Perth Hospital in Australia, and Prince Henry and Prince of Wales hospitals in Australia, he received a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery. The Rajasthani government gave him a certificate of excellence in recognizing his exceptional work in organ transplantation. His writings have appeared in several reputable magazines covering cardiology and thoracic surgery. Total Arterial Re-vascularization, Complex and Re-operative Coronary Surgery, Surgery of the Aorta, Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Heart and Lung Transplantation are some of his areas of expertise. 

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS from University of Kashmir, 1981
  • MS in General Surgery from the University of Kashmir, 1987
  • MCh in Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum, 1990 .

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Cardiac Surgery 
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG) Surgery 
  • Heart Bypass Surgery 
  • Valve Replacement Surgery 
  • Abdominal Aorta Surgery 
  • Heart Failure Treatment

All Treatments

  • Cardiac OPD Procedures
  • ECG-Treadmill Test TMT
  • 24-Hour Holter Monitoring
  • Ambulatory BP Monitoring (ABPM)
  • Echocardiography with Color Doppler
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography - TEE
  • Stress Echocardiographyn
  • Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test
  • Thallium Test - Nuclear Stress Test
  • 64 Slice CT Angiography
  • PET Scan
  • Off-pump beating CABG LV restoration
  • Valve Repair Replacement
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Ross Procedure
  • Cardiac Tumour Treatment
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Treatment
  • Aortic Dissection Repair Surgery
  • Minimal access surgeries for valves
  • ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure
  • Aortofemoral Bypass Surgery
  • PTE - Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy
  • Neonatal and Infant cardiac surgeries
  • Closure of defects like ASD VSD
  • Complex congenital heart surgeries
  • TAPVC - Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Repair Arterial Switch
  • Single Ventricle Defects Surgery
  • ECMO Support
  • Cardiac Catherisation for congenital
  • Heart disease
  • Device Closure- ASD VSD
  • Balloon septostomy
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty - Aortic
  • Pulmonary and Mitral
  • Closure of Fistulas
  • Fetal Echocardiogram
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Renal Angiogram
  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • Peripheral Angiogram
  • PTCA-Percutaneous Transluminal
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Aortic Stent Grafting
  • EPS-Electrophysiological
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant - Single Chamber
  • IVC Filter Insertion
  • Biventricular Pacing
  • AICD
  • Trigger Point Injection (TPI)
  • PTMC - Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy
  • Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Angiography
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • VSD Closure (Adult) Surgery
  • Heart Double Valve Replacement
  • PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant - Double Chamber
  • CRT- D Implant (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
  • PDA Device Closure
  • Single Bypass and Valve Replacement
  • Pediatric interventional cardiology

Professional Work Experience

  • He oversaw the Kota Heart Institute's cardiac surgery department.
  • He worked as a cardiac surgeon at the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, where he held senior consultant position.
  • At Sigma Heart Institute, he served as Senior Consultant - Cardiac Surgeon.
  • Currently, he serves as the Director of Artemis Hospital in Gurgaon. 

Career Highlights

  • Heart and lung transplant surgeon Dr. Murtaza Ahmed Chishti (or Dr. Murtaza A. Chishti) has been practicing for more than 39 years.
  • Among his many accolades are the Heart Failure 360 Third Annual Conference Award and the Society of Heart Failure and Transplant at Kochi Award. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Vasundra Raje, has also presented him with a "Certificate of Excellence" for his contributions to organ transplantation.
  • Dr. Chisthi received his MBBS and MS degrees from the University of Kashmir and his MCh degree from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology.
  • He has completed fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery at St. Mary's hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Royal Perth Hospital in Perth, Australia, and Prince Henry and Prince Wales Hospitals in Sydney, Australia.
  • His areas of expertise include aortic surgery, difficult cardiac procedures, re-operations, and transplants of the heart and lungs.
  • The Medical Council of Rajasthan has approved him. 

Research and Fellowships

  • He completed fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery at St. Mary's Hospital in Milwaukee, USA; Royal Perth Hospital in Perth, Australia; and Prince Henry and Prince Wales Hospitals in Sydney, Australia. 

Awards and Recoginition

  • Kochi Heart Failure and Transplantation Society 2016 Honored Him with an Award.
  • He was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Chief Minister Vasundara Raje for his outstanding contributions to the field of organ transplantation in 2015.
  • Awarded at Heart Failure 360's Third Annual Conference

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