Dr. Adil Sadiq

Dr. Adil Sadiq - Best Cardiac Surgeon at Sakra World Hospital

Dr. Adil Sadiq

Senior Consultant & Head - Adult Cardiac Surgery

MS (Gen.Surgery), MCh (CVTS), FACS (USA), FMICS (USA)

Department - Institute of Cardiac Sciences

Team of Cardiac Sciences Doctors

Dr. Adil Sadiq has the distinction of probably being the only Cardiac surgeon in South India who is trained in Robotic Cardiac surgery. He is one of the very few surgeons in the country, who has extensive experience in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, including endoscopic approaches and is one of the very few surgeons performing Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) in this part of the country. He has considerable experience with Percutaneous Transcatheter Implantation of an Aortic Valve (valve replacement via the groin), being part of the team that had pioneered its clinical use. He has performed over 4500 Cardiac Surgeries, 1600 thoracic procedures and 65 Heart and Lung Transplants which speak volumes about his success in critical surgeries. His practice encompasses the entire spectrum.  Cardiothoracic & Vascular surgery, with special focus on minimally invasive cardiac surgeries, total arterial beating heart revascularisation, complex redo-heart surgery, valve repairs and congenital cardiac surgery.  Prior to joining Sakra World Hospital, Bangalore, he was the Senior Consultant, Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore for around two years.

Dr. Adil Sadiq, having completed his medical degree from Bangalore medical college, he did his Masters in General Surgery from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Even after completing a Masters his zeal for study never receded, he wanted to delve deeper into the Cardio Sciences and pursued super-Specialty training in Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery from the prestigious Sree Chitra Institute, which developed India’s only commercially available prosthetic heart valve and membrane oxygenator.  Dr. Adil’s never ending zeal for exploring new horizons and cutting-edge technology in Cardiothoracic surgery pushed him to American Graduate Medical Education accredited three-year specialized training in Cardiothoracic surgery with Emory university, Atlanta, USA, a pioneer not only in off-pump CABGs, but also in Transcatheter Aortic valve replacements, Robotic CABGs, and a leader in complex redo-aortic surgery, and surgery for heart failure. He also completed a six-month fellowship with the Children’s Hospital, Atlanta, USA, rated as one of the top-five Paediatric heart surgical centres in the US. This fellowship concentrated on complex surgical repairs, Paediatric heart assist devices and transplantation.

  • Dr. Adil has numerous publications to his credit in internationally acclaimed peer-reviewed journals.
  • He has also authored chapters in three international textbooks of Cardiac surgery.
  • He has been involved in numerous trials, both nationally and internationally, including the CLARINET study, SPICTRA oxygenator trial and animal experimental studies involving development of Thoracic Endostents, Hemofilters and Ventricular assisted devices. 
  • He was also appointed Chief, Cardiothoracic Fellow for the Emory Group of Hospitals, Atlanta, USA, as well as the Veterans Affairs Hospital, Atlanta USA.

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