Sandeep Attawar

Pediatric transplant surgeon, Cardiothoracic surgeon, Thoracic surgeon

23 years of experience

Doctor speaks English, Hindi

Heart and lung transplant with a 85-90% success rate.

India, Chennai
Global Hospital Chennai
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Dr. Sandeep Attawar is famous cardiothoracic surgeon in India. Serves as the Director of the Cardiac Surgery&Thoracic Organ Transplant Program at Gleneagles Global Health City.


Dr. Sandeep Attawar is a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. He has participated in over 10,000 open and closed heart surgeries in adults and children.

His expertise also covers heart and lung transplant with a 85-90% success rate.

Work experience

  • Since 2017 – Director & Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Organ Transplantation & MCS Program at Global Hospital Chennai (Gleneagles Global Health City)
  • 2013-2017 – Head of the Cardiac Surgery, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Heart Transplant Department at Fortis Gurgaon Memorial Research Institute
  • 2012-2013 – Director of Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Organ Transplantation at Global Hospitals Group in Chennai
  • 2010-2012 – Vice President and Director of Cardiac Sciences Center at Narayana Health in Jaipur
  • 2005-2010 – Chief heart surgeon and Head of the Cardiosurgical Division at Apollo Dhaka
  • 2003-2005 – Senior cardiac surgeon consultant at the Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Calcutta
  • 2000-2002 – Cardiac surgeon at Cardiac AJ Hospital and Research Center in Mangalore, Manipal Heart Foundation in Bangalore, and Narayana Hrudayalaya in Bangalore.


  • The Medical Faculty Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology – Degree in general medicine, specialty in general surgery, specialty in cardiothoracic surgery.

Membership in organizations

  • The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • The Minimally Invasive Robotic Association
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Being Human Foundation.
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