Dr. Jayakumar Karunakaran

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery

At Apollo Adlux Hospital, the department of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery is headed by Dr. Jayakumar Karunakaran, who is widely regarded as being among the most accomplished cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons in South India. Having over four decades of experience in managing complex cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgeries he brings extra meticulous handling in every procedure. His surgical expertise includes Aortic root, pulmonary, and vascular surgeries for both adults and children. Dr. Jayakumar Karunakaran, who was trained and served at a number of illustrious institutions, was the Head of the CVTS Department and Director at the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology in Trivandrum. He is regarded as one of the best Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons, having conducted 10,000 major open-heart surgeries and treated 40,000 patients with skill and care.


  • Valve Replacement Surgery
  • Aortic surgery
  • Complications of MI
  • CABG 
  • Pulmonary Vascular surgeries
  • Cardiac tumors

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