Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals Team of Doctors Dr Varun Bansal – Heart Surgeon, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular

Dr Varun Bansal – Heart Surgeon, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular

Dr Varun Bansal – Heart Surgeon, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular

Dr Varun Bansal – Heart Surgeon, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular
  • Heart Surgeon, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular
  • Expertise in Minimally invasive and Robotic cardiac surgery.
  • Expertise in heart failure surgeries including heart transplant and ECMO along with percutaneous procedures like TAVI in addition to routine and complex cardiac surgery.
  • Excellent team worker with a dynamic approach to healthcare objectives

MBBS , DNB (Cardiothoracic Surgery), FACS ( Fellowship Advanced Cardiac Surgery), University of Toronto

Heart Surgeon, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular

5 Yrs+

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi

Independent procedures and surgeries

  • On pump CABG, Mitral valve replacement, Aortic valve replacement, ASD, VSD, PDA
  • Heart transplant – retrieval and implant
  • Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • VA/ VV ECMO initiation and manintenance
  • Thoracic surgical procedures like Thoracoplasty, Thoracotomy
  • Management of pre and post surgical CTVS recovery and ICU
  • Vascular surgeries inclusive of Femoro-popliteal bypass, arterial repair and trauma management
  • AV fistula creation and management

Procedures done under supervision

  • Heart transplant
  • TAVI
  • Double valve replacements (MVR with AVR). (MVR with Tricuspid repair)
  • Redo – MVR
  • Pneumonectomy

Surgeries and procedures assisted

  • Heart transplant
  • Left and Right Ventricular Assist Device implantation
  • Trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgeries including Robotic assist CABG, heart valve surgeries
  • Bentall’s procedure, Surgeries for aortic arch aneurysm and dissection, Valve sparing root replacement surgeries
  • Mitral and Aortic valve repair surgeries
  • On and off pump CABG
  • Redo-cardiac surgeries across the spectrum for cardiac diseases in the adult
  • Surgeries for Congenital Cardiac Defects –TOF, Single ventricle physiology.
  • Lobectomy
  • The Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery: Active Member
  • Indian Association of Cardio-vascular and Thoracic Surgeons: Life Member
  • Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of India: Life Member
  • Indian Medical Association: Life Member
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS): April 2018 and October 2020
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS): 2010
  • Regional Mathematical Olympiad (Delhi) – 2000
  • Regional Biology Olympiad (Delhi) –2000
  • State Talent Search Examination – (Haryana) – 1998-99


Gupta K, Bhuvana V, Bansal V, Ray R, Kumar AS. Absent right superior vena cava and persistent left superior vena cava in a patient with bicuspid aortic valve with aortic stenosis. Ann Card Anaesth 2018;21:212-4.

Paper presentations:

  • LVAD in elderly: Long term results from Toronto General Hospital: IACTS conference 2020
  • Vitamin D levels: Independent predictor of morbidity and mortality amongst CABG patients: A prospective case control study. IACTS conference 2018
  • Levosimendan for failing hearts after Cardiac Surgery: Myth or Fact? IACTS conference 2018

Poster presentations:

  • Suspected fat embolism referred for ECMO turned out to be LVF due to acute traumatic AR. IACTS con 2019
  • ECMO as salvage therapy in Aluminium phosphide poisoning: Our experience and review of literature IACTS con 2019
  • Miraculous survival from all three concurrent mechanical complications of MI: a case report IACTS con 2019
  • Trans-cervical repair of ‘Dysphagia Lusoria’: A case report. IACTS con2018
  • What to Target-Rate Control versus Rhythm Control for Post-Operative Atrial fibrillation. IACTS con 2018
  • Mediastinal dermoid infected with Salmonella typhi: Rarest of rare presentation: A case report. IACTS con 2018
  • Pacemaker Lead Endocarditis: IACTS conference 2015
  • Anterior tracheal laceration during sternotomy for MVR: IACTS conference 2015

Original Research

Surgical decision making in patients with chronic significant ischemic mitral regurgitation – accepted by National Board Of Examinations, New Delhi, as original research in the form of thesis.

Conference participations

  • SMICTSI conference 2022
  • IACTS conference 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2013
  • American Association of Thoracic Surgeons conference 2020
  • Toronto cardiac Tumour Conference 2019
  • IACTS Mid term CME August 2018
  • SMICTSI conference 2017
  • India Valves conference 2017
  • End Stage Heart Failure conference 2017
  • APPCS conference 2014
  • AIIMS surgical week 2010
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