Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
MBBS, MS (General Surgery) and MCh (CTS)
Specialties: Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Benedict Raj is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at SPARSH Hospital’s Infantry Road unit. He is an MBBS alumnus of the prestigious Madurai Medical College. Post his graduation in 1991, he pursued an MS in General Surgery and an MCh (CTS) from the Madras Medical College, MGR Medical University. Dr. Benedict Raj has also completed a fellowship in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and undergone a year-long advanced training in high-risk paediatric cardiac surgery from CHW, Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Benedict has nearly two decades of industry experience in the field of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery. He performs an average of 400 surgeries every year, out of which 75% are paediatric cardiac cases.
He is a volunteer for Children’s Heart Link for whom he also delivers lectures. Dr. Benedict has also written several publications and is a senior speaker in numerous medical conferences. He is a life member of the Indian Medical Association and Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
Valve Preserving TOF Repair
Thoracotomy ASD Repair
Neonatal Cardiac Surgery
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Areas of Interest:
Cardiac Surgery with Minimum Morbidity
Lowest Cost and Maximally Beneficial Protocols