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Dr. Z.S. Meharwal


Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon


30+ Years of Experience


New Delhi

About Doctor

Dr. Z.S. Meharwal, with over 30 years of experience, is a distinguished Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon in his field.

He graduated from King George's Medical College in Lucknow with an MBBS, MS (General Surgery), and M.Ch (Cardiothoracic Surgery).

He was a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at London's famed King's College Hospital. He has over 30 years of experience in cardiac surgery and has performed over 30000 surgeries, including difficult heart operations.

He is a forerunner in many new cardiac procedures in the country. Dr. Meharwal is one of just a few cardiac surgeons who undertake heart transplants and ventricular assist device implantation.

Dr. Meharwal has a long history of teaching and training. He is the DNB Cardiothoracic Surgery Programme Director at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.

He has taught numerous cardiac surgeons in India and overseas who practice independently at various centers.

Has been invited to participate as a faculty member in national and international gatherings and has published widely in peer-reviewed national and international journals.

Dr. Meharwal has received numerous honors, including the President's Award for his contributions to Cardiac Surgery. 

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS from University of Lucknow, 1982
  • MS in General Surgery from University of Lucknow, 1985
  • MCh in Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery from University of Lucknow, 1987 

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Cardiac Surgery 
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

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 Echocardiography
  • Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test
  • Thallium Test - Nuclear Stress Test
  • 64 Slice CT Angiography
  • PET Scan
  • Off-pump beating CABG LV restoration
  • surgery
  • 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 was the Consultant and cardiac Surgeon at King College Hospital, London, UK
  • He was the Consultant at G B Pant Hospital, Delhi
  • He worked as a Consultant at King George Medical College, Lucknow 

Career Highlights

  • Dr. Z S Meharawal is a renowned Cardiac Surgeon in India.
  • He is a member of the founding team of doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and has over 30 years of expertise.
  • He has performed almost 20,000 heart operations.
  • He is one of just a few cardiac surgeons who conduct heart transplants and ventricular assist device implantation.
  • Dr. Meharawal has been invited as a faculty member to national and international gatherings.
  • He has almost 40 peer-reviewed journal papers to his name.
  • Carotid endarterectomy, pump coronary artery bypass, coronary artery bypass surgery, heart surgery, treatment of heart failure, heart attacks, heart illnesses, and so on are among his specialties.
  • He also successfully performs coronary artery bypass surgery on a 94-year-old man.
  • Dr. Meharawal was honored with the President Award for his contributions to Cardiovascular Surgery.
  • He made major contributions to cardiac surgery and performed countless procedures at Fortis Escorts.
  • Dr. Z S Meharawal is a member of numerous prestigious organizations, including the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons, the Cardiological Society of India, the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, and the Asian Society of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery

Research and Fellowships

  • Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons
  • Cardiological Society of India
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Asian Society of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Delhi Medical Council  

Awards and Recoginition

  • Citation Award by President of India Sri APJ Abdul Kalam on the occasion of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Meeting - 2002.
  • Listed in Marquis who is who in the world 2005
  • Saharanpur Aditya Samman-by Govt of UP for contribution in Medical Field - 2005
  • Entered into Limca Book of Records-2008 for performing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery on 94-year-old man who is the oldest patient to undergo CABG

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