Dr. Jnanesh Thacker-Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Jnanesh Thacker, Cardio Thoracic Surgeon


Advanced Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Cardiac Surg

Advanced Fellow in Heart &Lung, Transplants

About : Dr. Jnanesh Thacker, Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Jnanesh Thacker is a highly reputed and leading Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Heart Transplant Surgeon, and Lung Transplant Surgeon associated with Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad, and with more than 3 decades of clinical experience in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He studied MBBS at Grant Medical College, Mumbai, MS in General Surgery at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, MCh in Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery at Kind Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, and MD in Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery in the USA, followed by a Diploma in Extra Corporeal Technology at KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Advanced Fellowships in Heart, Lung, Heart - Lung Transplantation & Assist Devices, in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, and Post Graduate Fellowship in CT Surgery from the USA. Dr Jnanesh is a highly skilled and experienced cardiothoracic surgeon who provides services that include heart transplantation, CABG, lung transplantation, artificial lung implantation, nontransplant surgery for heart failure, etc. He is registered with the Maharashtra Medical Council, is a member of ISHLT, INSHLT, IACTS, CSI, IMA, AMC, and PAHLT, has received many awards and honors for his services, and is currently working as a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad. Dr Jnanesh Thacker Cardiothoracic Surgeon can be consulted via appointment booking or online consultation.       


  • Cardio Thoracic Surgeon / CT Surgeon

  • Heart Transplant Surgeon

  • Lung Transplant surgeon


  • MBBS - Grant Medical College - 1979 - Mumbai Verified
  • MS - General Surgery - Tata Memorial Hospital - 1986 - Mumbai Verified
  • MCh (CVTS) Master of Chirurgie- Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery - King Edward Memorial Hospital - 1989 - Mumbai Verified
  • MD - Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery - undefined - undefined - USA Verified
  • Diploma in Extra Corporeal Technology - K.E.M. Hospital - 1989 - Mumbai Verified
  • Advanced Fellow in Heart, Lung Transplantations and Assist Devices - University of Pittsburgh - USA Verified
  • Advanced Clinical Fellow in Cardio thoracic Surgery - St. Vincent’s Hospital and Emmanuel Hospital - undefined - USA Verified
  • Advanced Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia - undefined - undefined Verified
  • Advanced Special Postgraduate Fellow in CT Surgery - undefined - undefined - Alabama Verified


  • Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery KEM Hospital & Seth G. S. Medical College - 1986 - 1989
  • Senior Clinical Assistant in Cardiac Surgery Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences (BHIMS) - Mumbai - 1989 - 1990
  • Associate Professor of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery K.J. Somaiya Medical College & Hospital - Bombay - 1990 - 1997
  • Clinical Instructor of Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center , Heart Lung Esophageal Surgical Institute - 2005 - 2007
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery) Temple University School of Medicine - 2007 - 2009
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh , Heart Lung Esophageal Surgical Institute - 2009 - 2011
  • Surgical Director - Heart, Lung Transplantation Hinduja Hospital - Mumbai - 2011 - 2013
  • Surgical Director - Heart-Lung Transplantation Frontier Lifeline Hospital - Chennai - 2013 - 2014
  • Surgical Director - Heart-Lung Transplantation Global Health City - Chennai - 2014 - 2015
  • Consultant Heart & Lung Transplant Jupiter Hospital - Thane - 2015
  • Head of Department - Heart & Lung Transplantation PSG Hospital & Medical College - Coimbatore - 2015 - 2019
  • Surgical Director - & Lung Transplantation, Minimally Invasive Lung Transplantations KMCH (Kovai Medical Centre & Hospital) - Coimbatore - 2019 - 2021
  • Consultant Heart & Lung Transplant Yashoda Hospital - Secunderabad

Awards and Recognitions

  • Appreciation Award from the Health Minister of Tamil Nadu got successful Heart & Lung Transplantation in the south and west zones. Mahavir Heart Foundation Award.1996 - 1998
  • Best Citizen Award for outstanding services rendered as a Heart Surgeon in Bombay, W. Gresh & V. Gandhi Foundation. Bombay, India. May 2004
  • Managing Trustee, Dedication Educational & Medical Trust, Charity Commissioner, Bombay, India. 1998 -2002
  • Mahavir Heart Foundation Award.1996 - 1998


  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantations (ISHLT)
  • Indian Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (INSHLT)
  • Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic surgeons (IACTS)
  • Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Association of Medical Consultants, Mumbai (AMC)
  • Pennsylvania Association of Heart & Lung Transplantation

Paper Presentations

  • Cover Story on the Official Publication of Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, ‘Most frequent flier’ in CAPSULE magazine in 2008

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