Dr. Vijit K Cherian

Dr. Vijit K Cherian

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A well respected figure and one of the most well respected Cardiac Surgeon in Chennai, India, Dr. Vijit K Cherian has had several decades of domain specific experience under his belt. A doctor with outstanding credentials, the medical specialist is known to guarantee efficiency and safety when performing different kinds of procedures as he keeps abreast of latest developments in his specialty. The specialist holds a very degree of experience with over 20 years of experience. Some of the most common conditions the doctor deals with are End Stage Heart Failure, Ventricular Septal Defect, Cardiac Ischaemia, Valve Regurgitation, Cardiac Failurewide range of conditions such as Valve Regurgitation, End Stage Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease, Ventricular Septal Defect

Conditions treated by Dr. Vijit K Cherian

We have outlined for you the conditions treated by Dr. Vijit K Cherian:

  • Cardiac Failure
  • Valve Damage
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Valve Regurgitation
  • Valve Prolapse
  • End Stage Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Blockage
  • Cardiac Ischaemia

Arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart defects, such as atrial septal defect (hole in the heart) or hypoplastic left heart syndrome (underdeveloped heart structures), Coronary artery disease, and Heart failure are some of the conditions that require heart surgery in patients. It’s critical to discuss the tests that will be required with your Cardiac Surgeon so that you can make an informed decision about your treatment. The decision for the essential procedure is also made based on the results of the tests and the patients’ specific factors.

Signs and Symptoms treated by Dr Vijit K Cherian

The signs and symptoms that merit a check up as they can be an indication of a Cardiac condition are :

  • Pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back
  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain or discomfort in one or both arms or shoulders
  • Feeling weak, light-headed, or faint

Chest pain or discomfort, heart palpitations, rapid or irregular heartbeats are all indicators of a cardiac emergency. Wheezing that isn’t explained, shortness of breath, fainting or near-fainting, lightheadedness, or dizziness Chronic cardiovascular disorders, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, and peripheral vascular disease, are frequently accompanied by chronic comorbid conditions, such as depression or diabetes, which limit their ability to work.

Operating Hours of Dr. Vijit K Cherian

The operating hours of the doctor are from 10 am to 4 pm from Monday to Friday and 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The minimal complications and high success rates of the procedures that are performed are good endorsement for the skill of the surgeon.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr. Vijit K Cherian

The popular procedures being regularly performed by Dr. Vijit K Cherian are listed here.:

  • Heart Transplant
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Heart Double Valve Replacement
  • CABG – Redo
  • VSD Closure / Repair (Adult)
  • Cardiac Valve Replacement

Coronary angioplasty, Stent implantation, Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), Artificial pacemaker surgery, Heart valve surgery are among the most commonly done Cardiac surgeries in patients. Coronary artery bypass grafting is the most common type of heart surgery for improving blood flow to the heart (CABG). CABG is a surgical treatment that surgeons utilise to treat patients with severe coronary artery disease (CHD).



  • Cardiac Surgeon

Work Experience of Dr. Vijit K Cherian

  • Associate Professor – Christian Medical College, Vellore


  • MCh
  • MS
  • MBBS


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