Kauvery Hospital Chennai expands heart and lung transplantation unit

Appoints Dr Kumud Kumar Dhital and Dr Srinivas Rajagopala

Kauvery Hospital Chennai, a unit of Kauvery Group of Hospitals, based out of Tamil Nadu, announced the expansion of their heart and lung transplantation unit by appointing Dr Kumud Kumar Dhital and Dr Srinivas Rajagopala.


The team is headed by Dr Dhital, who is the Program Director of the Heart and Lung Transplantation unit. He is a cardiothoracic surgeon, specialised in heart and lung transplantation. He has over 25 years of experience in cardiothoracic surgery and 20 years of experience in heart and lung transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support therapy in the UK, Italy, and Australia.

The team also has Dr Rajagopala who is the Director of Transplant Pulmonology & Lung Failure Unit and a Senior Consultant in Interventional Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine. Dr Srinivas Rajagopala has over 19 years of experience in pulmonology and intensive care.

“We are delighted to have Dr Kumud Kumar Dhital and Dr Srinivas Rajagopala, on board with us at Kauvery Hospital. They are seasoned professionals and medical experts who have a combined experience of more than 40 years. Their global track record in complicated heart and lung surgeries has inspired many healthcare professionals and hospitals. We, at Kauvery Hospital, are confident that patients with complex and advanced Heart and Lung failure shall immensely benefit from their extensive knowledge and expertise. Our heart and lung transplantation programme shall vastly improve the quality of life of patients, and save many lives,” said Dr Aravindan Selvaraj, Co-founder & Executive Director, Kauvery Hospital.

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