||Dr. V. Satyaprasad graduated in 1977 and completed his master’s in General Surgery in 1982 at Govt. Stanley Medical College, University of Madras, Chennai, India.
He underwent post doctoral training in cardiovascular surgery at Tashkent State Institute of Medical Sciences, Uzbekistan (former USSR) in 1985. He then joined the Madras Medical Mission and worked there as a consultant till 1998. During the above period Dr. Satyaprasad pursued a three month fellowship in cardio-thoracic and vascular surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Portland, Oregon, USA in 1990 under Prof. Albert Star. He also trained in mitral valve repair under Prof. Alan Carpentier, Prof. Stephen Bolling, and Prof. Thawseesak Chotivatanapong. In 1998 he moved to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, established the department of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery and worked as consultant and chief cardiovascular surgeon. He was promoted as a professor of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery in 2008 at the Amrita School of Medicine under Amrita Vishwavidyapeetham (Amrita University), Cochin.
Dr. V. Satyaprasad joined SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai in 2009 as a consultant Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery. He has helped in developing the department of CVTS at SevenHills Hospital. Presently, Dr. V. Satyaprasad has been appointed as the Head of Department of Cardiovascular Sciences. Presently this department performs the largest number of open heart surgeries in Maharashtra.
He has performed more than 15000 cardiac surgical procedures. His main interests include surgery for ischemic heart disease, valve reconstruction, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, surgery for heart failure and cardiac transplantation.