Dr. John E.V.

Dr. John E. V | Cons. Cardiovascular Surgeon & HOD | Sunrise Hospital

Dr. John E.V.

Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon
Sunrise Group of Hospitals, Kochi

0484 4160000 / 0484 2660000


For Appointments: +91 9946001005


A cardiac surgeon with over 22 years of experience, Dr. John is the Head of the Department of Adult Cardiac & Aortic Surgery at Sunrise Hospital. After working at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai as Junior consultant, he was overseas fellow at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia, for two years. He later served as consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at MM Hospital and Research Centre, Madurai, and Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, before moving to Sunrise in 2013.

Academic qualification

  • MBBS,MS(General Surgery),MCh(Cardiothoracic)),DNB(Cardiothoracic)), FIACS

Years of experience

22+ years

Professional record

  • Junior Consultant - Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Overseas Fellow - Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon - MM Hospital and Research Centre, Madurai
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon-Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon - Jubilee Mission Medical College Hospital, Thrissur, Renai Medicty Kochi, Samaritan Heart Institute, Pazhanganadu Kochi,
  • Chief Cardiac Surgeon, PRIME CARDIAC SURGERY
  • Specialist Cardiothoracic Surgeon - International Modern Hospital, Dubai,UAE


  • IMA

Awards and achievements

  • First reported case of Aortic Arch repair+CABG+LV aneurysm repair for trauma in the medical literature
  • First Awake valve replacement in Kerala
  • First Hybrid Minimally invasive Coronary Revascularisation inKerala
  • First series of successful Minimally invasive CABG in Kerala
  • First reported successful repair of Aortic Enteric fistula in Kerala

Clinical expertise

  • CABG – On & Off pump
  • Valve Repair and Replacements
  • Procedures for Congenital Heart Diseases
  • Aortic Root Replacement , Aortic Arch repair and replacement
  • Aortic Aneurysm repair
  • Vascular procedures – including CAROTID ENDARTERECTOMY
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Procedures (CABG, ASD, MVR, AVR)
  • Endovascular stenting for aortic aneurysms
  • Mitral valve repair

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