About Dr Rithin Rathnakar

  • Dr Rithin Rathnakar is currently associated as the Senior Consultant of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai.
  • He is a renowned Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon with vast experience of more than 14 years.
  • He has received his training in Orthotopic Heart and Lung Transplantation from Greenlane Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit of the Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Dr Rathnakar has also received training in Advanced Aortic Surgeries, including Aortic Emergencies from Auckland, New Zealand. 
  • His keen interest lies in performing Valve Surgeries, Aortic Surgeries, Cardiothoracic Surgeries, Vascular Surgeries, Off-Pump CABG, Lung Transplant, Heart Transplant, and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Management.
  • He has manifested his work at numerous International and National Seminars and Conferences.
  • Dr Rathnakar has published various Articles and Research Papers in many National and International Clinical Journals.
  • He has esteemed membership of numerous National and International Medical Associations.


  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Orthotopic Heart and Lung Transplantation

List Of Treatments

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Total Arterial Revascularization
  • Off-Pump  CABG
  • Valve Repairs
  • Valve Replacements
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Maze Surgery
  • Lung Surgeries
  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumour Surgery
  • Thymectomies
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Heart and Lung Transplant

Work Experience

Consultant (Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery)- Greenlane Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand


  • MBBS- K S Hegde Medical Academy, Ullal, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • MS (General Surgery)- All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • MCh (Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery)- Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital, New Delhi
  • Fellowship (Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery)- Auckland, New Zealand

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