Dr. Virendar Sarwal

M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, MS - General Surgery, M.B.B.S.


11 Ratings

Max Super Specialty Hospital , Phase 6, Mohali, 160055 30 years of experience

About Dr. Virendar Sarwal

Dr. Virendar Sarwal, M.B.B.S, M.S(General Surgery), M.Ch (Cardiovascular &  Thoracic Surgery), is the Director and Head of Deptt. of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery(CTVS) at Max Super-Speciality Hospital, Mohali. Dr. Sarwal is well renowned CTVS Surgeon in North India.


Dr. Sarwal is an alumnus of Punjabi University, Patiala where he completed his basic medical studies(MBBS) & MS (General Surgery). Then he attained his M.Ch in Cardio- Vascular & Thoracic Surgery from the famous  PGIMER, Chandigarh. During his MS, he got valuable experience of teaching Undergraduates for two years and another 2 years teaching to postgraduates during his M.Ch at PGI. 


Dr. Virendar Sarwal had his initial career stints with famous Escort Heart Institute, New Delhi, Batra Hospital, New Delhi and Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. Then he joined the faculty of PGIMER, Chandigarh, as Assistant Professor and was instrumental in starting the Coronary Bypass programme & designing the upcoming Advanced Cardiac Centre. He was also the Chief Surgeon at Malhotra Heart Institute, New Delhi. Then he got associared with Fortis Heart Institute, Mohali as Senior Consultant and was instrumental in achieving highest success rate (100% in 300 consecutive cases) during five years of assocciation. In addition to this, he has also played a key role in the design & commissioning of City Hospital and Heart Care Center, Chandigarh (now Mukat Hospital ) where he worked as Founder Director (Medical) and Sr. Cardiac Surgeon.


His expertise areas include:

  • Beating Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Beating Heart Bypass Surgery in Acute MI(Heart attack)
  • Beating Heart Bypass Surgery in Poor LV Function
  • Valve Replacements Single or Double
  • Combined CABG and Valve replacements
  • Repair of Congenital Heart Defects
  • Closed Heart Surgery
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgeries
  • Surgery for Aortic Dissection
  • Surgery for Aortic Aneurysm
  • Conventional Bypass Surgery on Pump


To his credits, Dr. Srawal, has been honoured by numerous national  & international awards viz.,

  • Bhartiya Chikitsak Gaurav Samman - Year 2009
  • 'Man of the Year in Medicine and Health care by American Biographical Society - Year 2009
  • Travel Award by World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons at Ottawa in Canada for his extra ordinary work of 100% success rate in consecutive 300 surgeries  
  • Nominated as the Best Health Professional of the year by IBC, Cambridge, London
  • Awarded Membership of New York Academy of Sciences
  • Dr. Sarwal’s clinical excellence brought his biography in WHO’s Who of the world in the field of Medicine and Health Care- Year 2007


Dr. Sarwal has contributed an ample number of research papers in the domain of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery to various international & national journals and has presented them in various conferences held nationally as well as internationally.  



  • Life Member of GOMCO Patiala, Alumini
  • Membership of New York Academy of Sciences

  • M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
  • MS - General Surgery
  • M.B.B.S.
  • Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
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  • Bhartiya Chikitsak Gaurav Samman

  • Man of the Year in Medicine and Health care by American Biographical society

  • Travel Award by World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons at Ottawa in Canada