Dr Thangaraj Paul Ramesh

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Dr Thangaraj Paul Ramesh


Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
  • 15 Years of experience
  • English,Tamil
  • 7 Recommendations
  •  MON-FRI | 09:00 AM-11:00 AM

Awards and Achievements

  • Most number of heart and lung transplants in India  
  • Most number of double lung transplants in India  
  • First successful bridge to heart transplant (LVAD - Heart TX)  
  • Oldest patient to receive a heart and lung transplant in India (age 67) - second oldest in the world  
  • Second successful double lung transplant in a patient with Hermansky- Pudlak syndrome in the world  
  • Worlds second heart , lung and kidney transplant.  
  • Best outcomes for heart transplant in India

Research and Publications

  • Published 8 papers



Work Experience

  • Have held the position of Consulatant Cardiothoracic Surgeon since February 2002 at Apollo Hospitals

Medical Council Registration


Special Interests

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Endocarditis
  • Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Pulmonary Embolectomy


  • Dr. Paul Ramesh is a noted specialist in Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. He has an expertise in surgical management of heart failure and heart transplantation.
  • A super specialist doctor with over 15 years, Dr Ramesh is also credited for carrying out the highest number of heart and lung transplants, and double lung transplants in India. He was instrumental in the country’s first successful bridge to heart transplant.