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Dr. Tapas Raychaudhury

Dr. Tapas Raychaudhury


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Dr. Tapas Raychaudhury, F.R.C.S. (Eng)

35+ Years Of Experience

Sr. Consultant – Fortis Hospital Anandapur, Kolkata



    • F.R.C.S. (Eng) 1979
    • F.R.C.S. (Edin) 1979
    • M.B.B.S. (Cal) 1974


    • Total no. of Scientific Papers – 66 (International – 14, National – 52)
    • Guest lectures to learned societies – 23
    • Experience in Fundamental Research in Laboratory using animal models.
    • Myocardial preservation of transplanted heart in a rabbit model.
    • Comparison of various techniques and ultra-structural studies, University of Edinburgh Medical School
    • Cyclosporine A in Lung transplantation in canine model, University of Manchester Medical School –

    Experience in Original Clinical Research

    Haemodynamic studies of Protamine Sulphate – dose related effects on systemic and pulmonary vascular resistance and myocardial function.

    Subdermal instillation of antibiotics – its effect on post-operative wound infection.

    Changes in myocardial compliance following L.V.Aneurysmectomy.

    Haemodynamics of Cardiac retraction during Of Pump CABG

    Experience in Retrospective Analysis

    Factors affecting outcome of urgent valve replacement for native valve endocarditis.

    Factors affecting outcome of urgent valve replacement for prosthetic valve endocarditis.

    Factors affecting mortality of pulmonary resection.

    Experience in Prospective Trials as principal and co-investigator Claforan trial, Edinburgh, 1980.

Previous Experience

  • Visiting Cardio -Thoracic Surgeon to Woodlands Hospital, Ruby Hospital and Chief cardiac Surgeon, Anandalok Group of Hospitals, Salt Lake, (In private practice since 1989)
  • February 1987 – December 1988 : ‘Chief Resident’, Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, South Australia
  • January 1984 – January 1987 : ‘Project Director’, B.M.Birla Heart Research Centre and Resident Cardiovascular Surgeon, C.M.R.I. Calcutta – 27
  • January 1983 – December 1983 : Post Fellowship Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, U. K
  • August 1980- December 1982 : Senior Registrar, Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, U.K
  • August 1979 – July 1979 : Post Fellowship Registrar, Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, U.K
  • February 1977 – July 1979 : Rotational Cardiff group of Teaching Hospitals, University of Wales
  • January 1974 – January 1977 : Senior House Officer, University Dept. of Surgery, Medical College and Hospitals, Calcutta
  • January 1973 – December 1973 : Rotating Internship as above


  • Past President – Association of Thoracic and Cardio-vascular Surgeons of West Bengal.
  • ‘Life member’ and ‘Past National Executive Committee member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons.
  • ‘Life member’ – Cardiological Society of India.
  • ‘Life member’ – Association of Surgeons of India
  • Expert panelist in Cardiac surgery ~ West Bengal Medical Council

Awards and Accolades

  • Dr. K. N. Dastur Memorial Oration ~ “Challenges in Off Pump CABG”. Delivered during annual meeting of Indian Association Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons, Pune, February, 2008

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Dr. Tapas Raychaudhury graduated from Calcutta Medical College in 1974. There after he was trained in UK and Australia for 12 years. Dr. Tapas Raychaudhury is the first heart surgeon in Kolkata to perform the first 75 consecutive multi-vessel Bypass surgery between 1984 and ’86. He then built B.M. Birla Heart Hospital as its first Project Director. In February 1996 he performed the first Beating Heart Bypass surgery in Eastern India and in the same year he performed the first ‘Mini-Bypass Surgery’ (MIDCAB) of Kolkata through a small 4 inch cut in the left side of the chest. From 2002 onwards, this pioneer bypass surgeon, along with his team members performed over 8,000 Bypass surgeries for low and middle income group at an affordable mean cost of only Rs 65,000 with 99% success rate in a Charitable Hospital in Salt Lake.

Dr. Raychaudhury, who has more than 100 national and international scientific publications and presentations, is a past President of the Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of West Bengal. In addition he has written the chapter of ‘Heart surgery’ in the most popular text book of surgery in India by Dr. Asita Lal Som.

He and his team have already performed over 2500 state of the art LIMA: RIMA Bypass surgeries at Woodlands as a pilot project, with an astounding success rate of 99.8%, a feat which is unmatched by any new heart centre in India. He is currently working on performing LIMA: RIMA Bypass surgery through a small thoracic incision with the aid of.



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