Chairman, Institute of Chest Surgery, Chest Onco-Surgery and Lung Transplantation Co-Chairman, Medanta Robotic Institute Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon
Chairman, Centre for Chest Surgery & Director, Institute of Robotic Surgery Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Professor of Surgery and Chief, Chest and Robotic Unit All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
Founder & Managing Trustee Lung Care Foundation
Honored to receive the prestigious "Dr. B.C.Roy Award" for "Eminent Medical Person" from His Excellency The President of India.
Prof. (Dr). Arvind Kumar honoured with "Fakhr-e-Hind" (Pride of Nation) award in an International event "Jashn-e-Bharat" organised by Indian Heritage and Health Care Centre and Husanara Trust on 27th January 2019 at India International Centre, Delhi.
Elected as President - 2019 for The Association of Surgeons of India. The Association of Surgeons of India was established in 1938 for the purpose of sharing experiences and enhancing surgical skills among the Indian Surgeons. ASI has a strong membership base counting 20,000 + membership and is increasing.
FIRST ROBOTIC THYMECTOMY in India using da Vinci Robotic Surgical System for Myasthenia Gravis at AIIMS, New Delhi in June, 2008.
ROBOTIC LOBECTOMY for Lung cancer at SGRH, New Delhi in June, 2012
A thoracic surgeon is responsible for all therapeutic or diagnostic procedures or surgeries that are performed on the organs of the thoracic (chest) cavity. These organs include:
Thoracic surgeons are responsible for the treatment of various medical conditions, such as:
Most people are referred to a thoracic surgeon when their general physician or general surgeon finds a disease that has to be treated with thoracic surgery. This could involve any of the conditions mentioned above and more. For such diseases, prompt and timely thoracic surgery is the best way to prevent any severe complications.
They are also consulted if the patient has had a chest injury. Symptoms like chest pain, especially one moving to the left arm and shoulder, shortness of breath, cough that doesn�t go away, hemoptysis, pain in the chest, palpitations, dizziness, or fainting, are also consulted with a thoracic surgeon.
When you are referred to a thoracic surgeon, he will begin by taking your detailed medical history and reviewing all your medical reports. He will also conduct a physical examination on you, checking your respiratory and heart sounds, among other things.
You might have to undergo some diagnostic tests like chest X-Ray, CT scans, PET Scans, CT guided Biopsies, Bronchoscopy etc., apart from all these investigations. He will also explain to you your condition in detail. All the risks, benefits, and the complete procedure of the surgery will be explained to you and you can also ask your surgeon about any apprehensions or doubts you might have.
Dr. Arvind Kumar is the best thoracic surgeon in India. He has completed his studies at the most prestigious institution i.e. All India Medical Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS, New Delhi. He has also done several fellowships from renowned institutes all over the world. He has more than 40 years of experience of performing major and complex thoracic surgery cases via Open, VATS as well as Robotic assistance.
Dr. Arvind Kumar, the best thoracic surgeon in India, is the Chairman, Institute of Chest Surgery, Chest Onco-Surgery, and Lung Transplantation and the co-chairman of the Medanta Robotic Institute at the Medanta hospital, Gurgaon. He has more than 40 years of experience of performing major and complex thoracic surgery cases via Open, VATS as well as Robotic assistance.
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