Dr. N. Kamalakannan

Dr. N. Kamalakannan

MBBS, DA, MD(Anaesthesia), PDCC in Cardiac Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Heart and Lung Transplantation, Cardiac Sciences

Consultant, Transplant Anesthesia & Intensive Care

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Brief Profile

Gold medalist in MD Anesthesia * Tamilnadu Dr.MGR medical university rank holder with 13 years of cardiac experience

Expert in Transesophageal echocardiogram.

ECMO specialist- successfully weaned COVID pneumonia patient after 109 days of VV ECMO

Successfully managed LVAD Heartmate2 and HEART transplant patients

Worked with eminent , pioneer cardiothoracic surgeons Dr.M.R.Girinath & Dr. K.M.Cherian.

Honors Awards

  • Md – Tamilnadu Dr.m.g.r Medical University First.
  • Dr. S.a. Kabir Proficiency Gold Medal.
  • Dr. V.g. Appukutty Memorial Gold Medal.
  • Prof. Dr. T. Srinivasan Endowment Cash Price
  • Thanjavur Medical College Golden Jubilee Gold Medal.
  • Winner Of State Conference Quiz 2008 Coimbatore.
  • Vijayalakshmi Kamat award for paper presentation in chennai cardiac anesthesia update 2018
  • ECMO specialist successfully weaned
    • Covid pneumonia patient after 109 days of VV Ecmo
    • Post liver transplant with cardiogenic shock 7 days of VA ECMO
    • Child with viral myocarditis 7days of VV Ecmo

Research Publication


  • Acquired Left Atrial Opacity journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia , 2016-08-01,volume 30.
  • Transpharyngeal imaging with Transesophageal echocardiogram as an Adjunct for optimizing Retrograde cerebral perfusion journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia ,1/7/2017, volume 31
  • Left pulmonary artery stenting causes ipsilateral pulmonary complications –Diagnostic dilemma. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia,1/2/2017,volume 31

Clinical Expertise

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram

ECMO Specialist

Heart and Lung Transplant Anesthesist.


  • 13 Years In Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
  • 2010-2013- Apollo Heart Institute, Greams road ,Chennai- Anesthetized more than 1000 CABG (off pump ) cases.
  • 2013-2017 -National Heart Center Royal Hospital, Muscat- Anesthetized 500 CABG (on pump) cases & 500 paediatric complex cardiac surgery cases.
  • 2017-2019- Chettinad Super Speciality Hospital, Chennai- Anesthetized 600 CABG (off pump) cases & 200 Minimal Invasive cardiac surgery cases.
  • 2019- Frontier Lifeline Hospital, KM Cherian Heart Foundation, Chennai.
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