The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences (SSSIHMS), Prasanthigram, is accredited by National Board of Examinations (NBE) to offer 6-year direct course after MBBS. The CTVS Department has had since its inception a useful and effective combination of most modern and sophisticated class of equipment.

A 20-bedded fully equipped ICU supports the two operating rooms where the entire gamut of cardiac surgery is performed. Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease, Valve repairs and replacements, Congenital and complex congenital including cyanotic and acyanotics, Aortic Aneurysm surgery, Cardiac tumors, Pericardial disease are regularly operated in this unit.

CTVS DNB provides an integrated training in all areas of cardiac and thoracic surgery through an intensive six-year didactic, clinical, and investigative training programmme.

The annual intake is two candidates. The six-year training programme commences in January every year.

The candidate should have passed MBBS and qualified in Centralised Entrance Test conducted by the National Board of Examinations.

Stipend is paid as prescribed by the National Board of Examinations. In campus single accommodation is provided.

Hospital has a canteen for doctors and other hospital staff providing food at a reasonable price.

For any queries please contact Cardiology DNB Admissions

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