Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: M.B.B.S., M.S.(General surgery), Mch (Cardiothoracic surgery)

Designation: Consultant, Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery

Area of Expertise:

  • Adult cardiac & thoracic surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Total arterial revascularization
  • Off-pump CABG
  • Valve repairs / replacement
  • Aortic aneurysms
  • Maze surgery
  • Lung surgeries
  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic surgery
  • Mediastinal tumor surgery
  • Thymectomies
  • Extracorporeal membrance oxygenation (ECMO) 


Dr. Ajay Hirakannawar is a full-time consultant Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgeon at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. He has done his Mch (CVTS) from K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai in 2005. He then worked at Hinduja Hospital for 2 years as an Associate Consultant, Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgeon. Later, he went to Australia for advanced training in Adult Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery where he spent 7 years in different institutes of repute gathering rich experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery. His special interest is in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Opcab, TAR, Aortic Aneurysm Repairs, Aortic Dissection Repairs, Arrhythmia surgery, and Valve Replacement Surgeries. He has keen interest in repairing Mitral & Tricuspid Valves.

Dr. Hirakannawar has experience in Mechanical Circulatory Support Device usage like ECMO. He also has experience in all types of lung surgeries, especially thoracoscopic minimally invasive procedures, key hole surgeries, lobectomies, pneumonectomies, pleurodesis, decortications, etc. He is proponent of preventive cardiology.



  • Fellowship in Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, Australia


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