Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: MBBS, MS, MCh (CVTS), FAHE, FIACS, FIVS

Designation: Additional Director, Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery & Heart Transplant Surgery                                      

Years of experience:  26 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Heart Surgery (Total Arterial Revascularization, CABG, Off Pump, CABG Redo, Redo Valve Replacement, Aortic Root Replacement)
  • Heart Failure Surgery (Heart Transplant, Left Ventricular Assist Device- Heartmate II & III, HVAD, Biventricular Assist Device, CENTRIMAG Placement, Impella Placement, ECMO)
  • Other Transplant Surgeries (Bilateral Sequential Lung Transplant, Heart-Lung Transplant)


Dr. Hemant Pathare specialises in Heart and Lung transplant surgeries, high risk CABG, Redo open heart operations and implantation of Mechanical circulatory assist devices. He completed MBBS, MS and MCh, all from the prestigious Seth G. S. Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital at Mumbai then multiple fellowships in TPCH Brisbane and SVH Sydney, Australia in surgical treatment of Heart failure. He is Australian board certified Heart and Lung transplant Surgeon. Dr. Pathare has successfully proctored Heart Transplant Surgeries in the states of Gujarat and Telangana.

Dr. Pathare implants Ventricular Assist Devices in patients of intractable heart failure for temporary or permanent cardiac support. He is specialist faculty at Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Conferences in India. He has performed Western India’s first successful bridging of a Bi-VAD onto a heart transplant for a critically ill patient who presented in heart, liver and kidney failure. He has independently performed  more than 4500 CABG and valve surgeries.

Dr. Pathare has been involved in more than 140 Heart Transplants, 69 Double lung transplants, 20 permanent LVADs and countless ECMOs. During his transplant fellowship, Dr Pathare had the privilege of assisting Australian Surgeon Prof. Kumud Dhital, to perform the world’s first 2 successful Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) Heart transplants using the Transmedics Organ Care System at the world famous St Vincents Hospital, Sydney.

Awards & Publications:

Awards & Publications:

  • Paraplegia complicating left postero-lateral thoracotomy: Asian Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg (Vol 5 No 4,1997)
  • Extra-pleural approach for interruption of double aortic arch to relieve avscular ring: Asian Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg (Vol 6 No 2,1998)
  • Balloon dilatation of membranous obstruction of inferior vena cava: Asian Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg (Vol 6 No 2,1998)
  • Ascending aortic aneurysm presenting as an acute myocardial infarction in adulthood: Asian Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg (Vol 6 No 4,1998)
  • Cardiac sarcomas. Is tumor debulking justifiable therapy?: Asian Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg (Vol 7 No 1,1999)
  • Massive hemoptysis in a case of pulmonary arterial fistula masquerading as pulmonary arterial aneurysm: Asian Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg (Vol 7 No 1,1999)
  • Intususseption of left atrial appendage through the mitral valve: Asian Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg (Vol 7 No 2,1999)
  • Aneurysms of the aberrant right subclavian artery: Heart, Lung and Circulation (Vol 10 No 3, 2001)
  • Current Outcomes in Bilateral Lung Transplantation: Indian Artificial Thoracic Organ Society, Chennai, Oct 2015
  • Anterior, Posterior and Bi-leaflet Mitral Valve Prolapse - Short Term  outcomes in a Minimally Invasive  setting: Annual Conference of ANZ Cardiothoracic Society, Nov 2015



  • Fellow of Academy of Health Education
  • Fellow Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • Fellow of Indian Vascular Society
  • Member of Society of Heart Failure & Heart Transplantation     
  • Member of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation


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