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Paediatric Cardiac Sciences

Dr. Shivaprakash Krishnanaik
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Cardio-thoracic & Vascular Surgery)
Paediatric Heart Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Vast experience of over 30 years in the field of Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Dr Shivaprakash Krishnanaik, widely known as Dr Shiva, is the Director of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr. Shiva earned his MS in General Surgery from Bangalore Medical College with a gold medal for topping the University. He also completed his MCh from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India in 1992. He also earned a Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery from Royal Alexandra Hospital, Westmead, Sydney, Australia. This was followed by brief visiting fellowships at Stanford University Medical Centre, San Francisco, USA and University Hospital Coimbra, Portugal.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr. Shiva was associated with leading hospitals like the Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases and Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre as a Clinical Professor and Consultant Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon. He was also the Chief Paediatric and congenital Heart Surgeon at Seven Hills Hospital. His technical skills and areas of clinical expertise include Complex Reconstructions, Neonatal Cardiac Surgery, Cosmetic Congenital Heart Surgery, and Valve Repairs in children. 

Dr Shiva is a member of the Indian Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons and Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon’s Network. He is also a Founder Member of the Paediatric Cardiac Society, in India and was a president of the society between 2016-17. His Research and Academic Interests span the Specific Problems of Congenital Heart Disease in the Developing World and the Development of Cost-effective Management in Paediatric Cardiac Surgeries. He also has more than 60 original articles published in various national and international journals. He has presented more than 100 papers at national and international conferences that involve many innovations in the field.  Among many orations and lectures, He has also delivered prestigious KN Dastur and Jayadeva orations at the annular conference of Cardiac surgeons and cardiologists. 

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