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DR. TAPAS RAY CHOWDHURY

Director - CTVS / Heart Transplant
Dr. Tapas Ray Chowdhury | Best CTVS Surgeon in Kolkata | Fortis Kolkata
Degrees
  • M.B.B.S. (Cal)-1974
  • F.R.C.S. (Eng)-1979
  • F.R.C.S. (Edin)-1979
Location Fortis Hospital Anandapur, Kolkata
Work Experience

40 years

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Mon to Sat (2pm - 5pm)

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Dr. Tapas Raychaudhury is a renowned cardiothoracic surgeon with over 40 years of experience to his credit.  A meritorious scholar, Dr. Raychaudhury has completed his FRCS from England and Edinburgh.

He is the first heart surgeon in Kolkata to perform the first 75 consecutive multi-vessel Bypass surgery between 1984 and 1986. In February 1996, he performed the first Beating Heart Bypass Surgery (MIDCAB) of Kolkata through a small 4 inch cut in the left side of the chest.

He leads the team in Fortis which did the first Heart Transplantation in Eastern India. 

He is an active crusader for the cause of Organ Donation in the state. He has been actively participating in promoting Organ Donation across hospitals. The renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon has also received state honor for his contribution to the healthcare industry. 



AREA OF EXPERTISE

LIMA : RIMA Bypass Surgery, Mini Bypass Surgery ( MIDCAP), Complex Heart Valve Surgery

HONORS AND AWARDS

He was presented the honorable 'Dedicated Physician Award' from the Government of West Bengal by the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mrs. Mamata Banerjee in July 2019