Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery in Bangalore

Dr Sathyaki P Nambala

MS, DNB(Gen Surgery), MCh (CTVS)

Work Experience

16 yrs+

Registration No

KMC - 40296


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Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road
  • Dr Sathyaki Nambala is a leading heart, lung and vascular surgeon in the country.
  • He is a Senior Consultant & Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Apollo hospitals, Bangalore.
  • Dr Nambala holds a record of conducting more than 8000 open heart  procedures and at least 2000 minimally invasive surgeries.
  • Nambala has played a key role in the establishment of full fledged minimally invasive activities in Southern India.

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • Minimally invasive valve and CABG.
  • Beating heart CABG.
  • Complex Valve Repair.
  • Redo surgery.
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery.
  • Complex aortic root surgery.
  • Totally Endoscopic Heart Surgery
  • Multivessel coronary bypass
  • Anterior thoracotomy


Work Experience

  • Dr Sathyaki Nambala is one of the leading authorities in the Country in the treatment of heart, lung and vascular surgery.
  • He has vast experience in this field and is with the Apollo Group of Hospitals, Bangalore since four years. Experience and Expertise Dr. Nambala served as a Senior Fellow in Cardiac surgery at the Harvard Medical School affiliated Brigham and Women’s hospital, Boston, USA which is consistently ranked among the top 5 hospitals in the US and has the largest series in minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
  • Dr Nambala also trained as a Fellow at the Toronto General Hospital’s The Peter Munk Cardiac Centre in Canada well known for it’s expertise in complex aortic valve and aneurysm surgery.
  • He has significant experience in complex valve repairs and is well known for his skills in complicated cardiac operations. He has gained recognition for performing complicated heart valve replacements /repairs via a keyhole also termed Totally Endoscopic Heart Surgery. He also has significant expertise in pediatric cardiac surgery from his tenure at the renowned Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences.
  • Asia’s first minimal invasive cardiac keyhole surgeon

Awards and Achievements

  • Major Accomplishments He has the unique distinction of having performed Asia’s first totally endoscopic cardiac keyhole surgery.
  • Dr. Nambala’s expertise among many include Aortic aneurysm surgery, Aortic valve repair, complex aortic root surgery, minimally invasive valve and CABG surgery, Heart failure surgery including artificial heart (Assist Devices) and heart transplant to name a few. He is experienced in redo surgery as well.


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