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Cardio vascular & thoracic surgery
Dr. George J Valooran Dr. George J Valooran



Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

M.S General Surgery

Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduation and Medical Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, INDIA

MCh Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, INDIA

Fellowship in Adult Cardiac Surgery

Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand.

  • Visiting super specialist- Department of CVTS,  Railway Hospital,  Chennai.
  • Fellowship in Adult Cardiac Surgery, CTSU, Auckland City Hospital/ Greenlane Clinical Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Contract Medical Practitioner (Equivalent to SR), at Perambur, Chennai, one of the country’s pioneering Cardiovascular Centre with an annual case load of more than 1200 cases.
  • Senior Resident, Department of CVTS, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, an Institute of National Importance, a tertiary referral center for cardiothoracic cases, with an annual case number of 1800 cases.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of CVTS, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, a large volume tertiary care hospital in central Kerala.
  • Junior Resident, at the Department of General Surgery, with 2 months of rotational posting in CVTS, JIPMER, Puducherry, a reputed National Institute for post graduate training in India.
  • Sternum  sparing  bilateral  anterolateral  thoracotomy  approach  improves  early  respiratory function after bilateral sequential lung transplantation.

           a. Oral presentation, ANZSCTS November 2018, Noosa Pacific, Queensland, Australia

           b. Oral presentation, IACTSCON 2019, Chennai. February 2019.

  • High Syntax Score. Can it predict significant concomitant carotid disease?

           Oral Presentation at IACTSCON 2016, Lucknow. February 2016.

  • Revascularization index as a quality indicator in OPCAB.

           Oral Presentation at IACTSCON 2016, Lucknow February 2016.

  • Preoperative Troponin I as a predictor of adverse events in patients with NSTEMI undergoing CABG-an outcome analysis.

           Oral presentation at International Coronary Congress 2016, New Delhi November 2016. 

  • Presented in the “BEST PAPER CATEGORY”- Sequential therapy versus standard triple drug therapy  for  eradication  of  Helicobacter  pylori  in  patients  with  perforated  duodenal  ulcer following simple closure in IASGCON 2010, Mumbai.
  • First Place in Colorectal Quiz Competition held in JIPMER, Puducherry 2010.
  • IACTS- Life member
  • Valooran GJ, Sebastian R. Modular training in cardiothoracic residency-practical considerations to revive and streamline Indian training systems. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017; 33: 361.
  • Nair SK, Valooran GJ, Sebastian R, Paul GC, Chandran R. LV clot evacuation using cardioscope assisted tricameral approach for idiopathic LV thrombosis. VIDEO Presentation. CTS Net publication- Accepted for publication in January 2017. In Processing.
  • Valooran GJ, Nair SK, Chandrasekharan K, Thomas S, John J.  "Cryptic" mediastinal  tuberculosis with myasthenia-thymoma complex. Indian J Tuberc. 2016 Apr;63(2):133-5.
  • Valooran GJ, Nair SK, Chandrasekharan K, Simon R, Dominic C.  del Nido cardioplegia in  adult cardiac surgery - scopes and concerns. Perfusion. 2016 Jan;31(1):6-14.
  • Valooran GJ, Nair SK, Chandrasekharan K. Indian Heart J. 2015 Jul-Aug;67(4):351-8.  Strategies for the coronary surgeon to remain "competitive and co-operative" in the PCI  era.
  • Nayak  RD,  Paul  M,  Valooran  GJ,  Varghese  R.    Emergent  endovascular  stent  grafting  for saccular arch aneurysm complicated by aorto-esophageal fistula. Indian Heart J. 2015 Dec; 67 Suppl 3:S60-3.
  • Valooran GJ, Nair SK, Chandrasekharan K  Rare case of proximal coronary plaque  regression after distal arterial grafting. . Indian Heart J. 2016 Sep;68 Suppl 2:S47-S50.
  • Valooran GJ, Nair SK, Chandrasekharan K et al. Functional tricuspid regurgitation secondary to left-sided   heart   valve   disease—a   surgical   perspective.   Indian   Journal   of   Thoracic   and Cardiovascular Surgery. August 2015.
  • Valooran GJ, Nair SK. Varghese R. Ischemic colitis in a cardiac surgical patient—a diagnostic and management challenge. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 32(2):1-3 , January 2016
  • Valooran  GJ,  Nair  SK,  George  S,  Sebastian  R.  Acute  limb-threatening  ischemia  following rupture   of   a   brachial   A-V   fistula   pseudoaneurysm.   Indian  Journal   of   Thoracic   and Cardiovascular Surgery 32(3) • June 2016
  • Valooran  GJ,  Nair  SK.  A  career  in  Cardiothoracic  surgery-  A  passionate  choice-  CTSnet, Publication 8/05/2015
  • Valooran GJ, Nair SK, Toms A. Posterior dislocation of clavicle with potential for great vessel injury. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals. E pub ahead of print 2015
  • Valooran GJ,  Kate V,  Jagdish S,  Basu D.  Scand J Gastroenterol. 2011; 46:1045-50. Sequential therapy versus standard triple drug therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients with perforated duodenal ulcer following simple closure  (PG Dissertation)
  • SS  Pankaja,  Valooran  GJ  et  al.  Isolated  Full  Thickness  Jejunal  Necrosis  Following Sulphuric Acid Cocktail Ingestion—A Clinical Case Report —Isolated Corrosive Jejunal Necrosis.



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