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Dr. Prasanta Kumar Chanda

Associate Professor & Senior Consultant of Cardiac Surgery

Contact Details : Cell: +8801713452168
Fax: +88028016694
Edu. Qualifications : MBBS (SSMC),
MS (Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery)
Areas of Expertise :
  • Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery-specially total arterial LIMA-RIMA “Y” grafting,
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS)-through small incision or cosmetically ASD, MVR, AVR, TVRe, LA-Myxoma, MIDCAB etc.
  • Redo or Repeat cardiac surgery.
  • Aortic surgery-Bentall's or Valve sparing root replacement, Ascending to Descending aorta bypass, Thoracic aortic aneurysm or dissection etc.
    Brief Biography : Dr. Prasanta K. Chanda passed SSC from Mymensingh Zilla School in 1981 and HSC from Notre Dame College in 1983. He graduated from Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital, Dhaka in 1990 and obtained Masters on cardiovascular and thoracic surgery from National Institute of Cardio-Vascular Diseases,(NICVD) in 2001. He served different govt. and private institutes before joining National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute in 2006 as Assistant Professor cum Consultant cardiac surgeon. In august, 2010 he was promoted to his present position-Associate Professor cum Senior Consultant of cardiac surgery.
    Credentials :
  • Attended different national and international conferences & workshops like STS, EACTS, ASCVS, ATCSA, IACTS, SAARC.
  • Presented papers at different national and international conferences.
  • Hands-on experiences on Beating heart CABG, MICS, Valve repair etc.
  • Published many papers in peer reviewed journals.
  • Serving as member of editors of Journal of National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh.
    Memberships :
  • Organizing Secretary - Bangladesh Cardiac society,
  • Executive member - Bangladesh Association of Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic surgeons (BACVTS)
  • Members:
  • Cardio -Thoracic Surgery Network (CTSnet),
  • Bangladesh Medical Association,
  • The Indian Association of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS),
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons(STS),
  • European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS),
  • The Asian Society for Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery (ASCVS),
  • The Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia (ATCSA).