Dr. Jose Chacko Periappuram
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Dr. Jose Chacko Periappuram
Cardiac (Heart) surgeon
Qualification : MBBS, FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow and Edinburgh
35+ Years of experience
Expertise: Heart Transplant, Cardiothoracic surgery, Valve replacement surgery and Heart bypass surgery

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Dr. Jose Chacko Periappuram is a highly renowned cardiac surgeon with over thirty-five years of experience in the field. Dr Jose has performed the first successfulheart retransplant surgery in India in 2014. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri, which is the fourth highest civilian award in the country, from the Government of India in the year 2011. He has independently performed more than 10,000 heart surgeries so far.

Dr. Jose is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow. He is the founder and Chairman of "Heart Care Foundation". This foundation helps poor patients to have heart surgeries done, by assisting them financially. It also conducts programs to spread awareness about the heart diseases.

He has to his credit various achievements. Some of the notable ones are

  • Performed the first successful heart re-transplant in India in March 2014. This was for a  patient who had received a heart transplant once earlier but later developed a heart valve infection
  • Performed the first successful heart transplant in Kerala in May 2003

Specialties

  • Heart Transplant
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Valve replacement surgery
  • Heart bypass surgery

Qualification

  • MBBS from the Government Medical College, Kottayam in year 1985
  • FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow and Edinburgh in the year 1992

Awards

  • Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, in the year 2011
  • Indira Gandhi award in the year 2006
  • Mother Teresa award in the year 2003

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All times are in IST (Indian Standard Time- GMT/UTC +5:30 hours)