Adult Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Vidyadhar S. Lad received his medical degree from K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai, University of Mumbai in 1994 and his Master of Surgery from Tata Memorial Hospital, University of Mumbai in 1997. He was awarded FRCS by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 1998. Subsequently he obtained Master of Chirurgiae (M Ch) in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery from K. E. M. Hospital, University of Mumbai in 2001.
After completing his training at the K.E.M Hospital, he was appointed as Consultant (Lecturer) in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Following this he worked at the National Heart Center in Singapore and then proceeded to Canada. He underwent advanced training in Complex Heart Surgeries at the Toronto General Hospital and the Ottawa Heart Institute in Canada. He established a Division of Cardiac Surgery at the Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital in Mumbai in the year 2009 where he had been effective in extending excellent cardiac surgical services and his results continue to remain second to none. Dr. Lad was Chief Surgeon & Program Director, Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital, Powai from 2009-2012.
In August 2012, he joined the Cardiac Surgical Services at the prestigious Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute in Mumbai. Dr. Lad's robust surgical practice focuses on Coronary Bypass Surgery including beating heart surgery, Complex Valve Surgery, Minimal Access Surgery, Maze Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm Surgery, Surgery for Chronic Pulmonary Thromboembolism, surgery for HOCM, and surgery for Cardiac Tumours. Additionally he has a rich experience in the areas of ECMO, Ventricular assist devices, and Heart transplant surgery. He uses his expertise in various aspects of Cardiac Surgery to provide coordinated, patient-focused, multidisciplinary care and to conduct multidisciplinary research.
Dr. Lad is an author of high-impact journal publications. He has presented various scientific papers at International Conferences. Dr. Lad's current scientific endeavors are focused on clinical research involving various aspects of heart diseases.
Dr Lad has successfully performed over 1000 heart surgeries at KDAH in the span of last 6 years of which 23% were high risk and complex cases. The mortality rate for elective CABG is 0.3%, which is much lesser than International standards.
He has performed a variety of valve replacement and valve repair surgeries. He has performed corrective surgery for Complex Aortic Dissection cases with good success rate. He has conducted Redo heart operations with equally good success rate./p>
He regularly performs the Modified Maze Procedure for patients with Atrial fibrillation with conversion rate to sinus rhythm in over 90%.
He initiated the Adult ECMO program in this hospital. Use of this technology along with Dr Vatsal Kothari (Chief Intensivist) has helped save lives of patients on verge of imminent death. He was also instrumental in successfully initiating the Heart Transplants program in this hospital along with Dr Nandkishore Kapadia.
My Husband was detected with Triple Artery Disease with Multiple blokages without any symptoms in the month of October during his routine chek up and was advised to go for Angiography in Oman. We came to Mumbai and had consulted Dr. Vidyadhar Lad with prior appointment taken by our relatives. Doctor advised us only option for CABG which had given all of us a total sleepless nights.
|Conditions/Procedures||No. of Cases Treated||International Success Rate||KDAH Success Rate|
Aortic Dissection Surgery in Renal transplant patient.
Extended septal myectomy with Mitral valve repair for patients with HOCM & severe Mitral Regurgitation.
V-A ECMO, an advanced life support provided to patients with life threatening Acute Cardio Respiratory Failure secondary to H1N1 and Viral Myocarditis.