Dr. Ganesh K. Mani
Dr. Ganesh K. Mani, Chairman, Cardio-Thoracic & Vascular Surgery at Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital and Padmashri recipient is well recognized as one of the pioneers in Cardiac Surgery in India.
He has personally performed over 20000 Cardiac Surgeries and has managed to achieve almost zero mortality in elective heart surgeries. While at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, he had pioneered “Beating
Heart Coronary Artery Bypass” in Delhi in the year 2000 and has since done over 8000 Off-pump CABGs.
He was formerly the Chief Cardiac Surgeon at Railway Hospital Perambur TN, Batra Hospital, Apollo Hospitals and Delhi Heart & Lung Institute.
In 1992 the then Vice President of India conferred on him the ‘National Citizens Award’. He has received the ‘National Excellence Award’ from former Hon. Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar (1996).
He was awarded the most prestigious ‘Padma Shri Award’ by the Hon. President of India Shri Pranab Mukherji (2013).
In addition to Coronary Artery Surgery, he has thousands of valve surgeries and congenital heart surgeries to his credit.
He is committed to doing free heart surgeries for underprivileged children under the Rotary Foundation ‘Gift of Life’ scheme with additional support from Max India Foundation and Health Education and Research Trust.