Doctor Profile

Dr Ashmeet Kaur Sawhney

Dr. Abhay Kumar Choudhary

Designation: HOD & Director Department: Cardiac Surgery Location: Mohali

Professional Qualification

  • M.B.B.S (Honours) From Patna University
  • M.S.C (General Surgery) From Kanpur University
  • M.C.h(Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery) From Bombay University

Professional Experience

  • Twenty Five Years Experience In Cardiac Surgery
  • Worked 13 Years At Fortis Escorts Hospital
  • Doing all types of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, Aortic Arch Surgery & thoracic surgery.
  • Most of the case coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) is doing on bearing heart without cardio pulmonary bypass.
  • Doing heart port surgery & minimally invasive surgery for mitral valve replacement, ASD, PDA.
  • The first person in India to present the paper on RFA Ablation for Arterial Fibrillation with mitral valve replacement.
  • Present paper nationally & internationally on the different topic related to Cardiac Surgery.

Special Interest

  • CABG on beating heart
  • CABG with total arterial graft
  • CABG with poor LV function
  • Heart port surgery
  • Valve surgery with small incision
  • Vascular surgery
  • Ascending aorta surgery(Bentall's surgery)
  • Abdominal aorta and Arch surgery
  • ECMO


  • Mesothalioma – A rare type of mediastinal tumor – presentations and operation. A.K. Choudhary, Dr. Rajeev Arora, Dr. Nilesh Patel, Dr. J.H. Karbhase. IACTVS 1996.
  • Use of antiplatelet drugs after mitral valve replacement in female patients. A.K Choudhary, Ranjit Deshpande, J.H. Karbhase. IACTVS 1997.
  • Reconstructive surgery of Pectus ex-cagatum – experience of 10 patients. Choudhary AK, Rajeev Arora, N Patel, JN Karbhase. IACTVS 1997.
  • Modified maze of RFA – an experience of 25 cases. AK Choudhary, RK Bapna, M Mishra, ZS Meharwal, N Trehan. IACTVS 2004.
  • CABG in elderly patients. A.K. Choudhary, Z.S. Meharwal, R. Chauhan, N. Trehan. IACTVS 2004.
  • Pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation. A.K. Choudhary, R.K. Bapna, Z.S. Meharwal, N. Trehan. IACTVS 2003.
  • Complications of IABP in elderly patients after 60 years. A.K Choudhary, Z.S. Meharwal, R. Chouhan, M. Mishra, N. Trehan. IACTVS 2009.
  • Surgery for Ascending aortic aneurysm in 28 cases- Dr. A K Choudhary, Dr. Z.S. Meharwal., Dr. R. Malhotra, Dr. Y. Mishra American association of cardiothoracic surgeon; Toranto, Canada

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